Conservation

Pope calls for end to 'relentless' Amazon rainforest exploitation

The Pope has travelled deep into the Amazonian rainforest to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold resources and …

News (Ireland)

5 Stunning Photographs of Bears Ears National Monument

The flights were part of a campaign to document nearby Bears Ears National Monument, 1.35 million acres of unspoiled public lands that have become a …

Bears Ears National Monument

Making sense of the 25 Year Environment Plan | Campaign for National Parks

<i>Campaign for National Parks’ Andrew Hall takes a look at the good, the not-so good and the unknowns contained within the Westminster Government’s 25</i> …

Outdoors

A Trojan Horse Threatens the Nation’s Parks

Members of Utah’s congressional caucus, not content with eviscerating two national monuments in the state, have unleashed a new assault on public lands, proposing legislation that hides an agenda of deregulation behind the shield of the National Park Service and the beloved park system it …

Opinion

Tech Titans Help Protect Last Perfect Place In California | Conservancy Talk

Just before the start of the new year, my organization, The Nature Conservancy, got some very good news. Thanks to an incredible $165 million …

The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm

The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of …

Liberal View

10 Reasons You Need To Join The Angling Trust

<b>Are you a member of angling’s most important organisation? If not, there’s no time like the present to join</b> <b>Angling Trust & Fish Legal</b><b>, says Dom</b> …

Fishing

Don't rush to brand 2 caribou herds endangered, warns Nunatsiavut government

It would add 'another layer of bureaucracy,' says one minister<p>The province should not classify the George River and Torngat Mountains caribou herds …

Northern Canada

'I have to protect this land': New nature sanctuary west of Edmonton to open in spring

Lu Carbyn fell in love with the property, full of expansive marshes, at first sight.<p>The 155-acre parcel, 90 kilometres west of Edmonton near the Lily …

Nonprofits

Talk Public Lands with Us at Night Zero in Denver

<i>Outside</i> has been covering the outdoors for decades, and it’s no secret that we care about our public lands. We hope they’ll be preserved and will remain open to the recreationists of future generations. That sentiment is widely shared by the $887 billion outdoor industry. Last year, the industry …

John Hickenlooper

Hope rises for critically endangered monkey thanks to conservation efforts

<b>The Myanmar snub-nosed monkey may survive because of work by communities, NGOs and the Myanmar and Chinese governments.</b><p>In 2010, a scientist working …

Sustainability

In a threatened Cambodian forest, hand-in-hand push to protect land and people

Cambodia's deforestation rate is one of the fastest in the world. That puts endangered animals at risk, as well as cultures that have long drawn on …

Khmer Rouge

Current Conservation- Research in Translation

Aiming to simplify conservation science for the public, Current Conservation Magazine is inviting researchers to send in their research papers to be …

Webcomics

Peru's Newest National Park Safeguards 2 Million Acres of Amazon Rainforest

The Peruvian government announced it will establish a new and enormous national park in the Amazon.<p>Yaguas National Park, located in the northern …

Amazon Rainforest

Artisanal Fishermen in Chile’s Juan Fernández Archipelago Fight for Survival

The creation of a marine reserve could protect the the resources of one of the world's most important marine ecosystems, but the industrial fishing …

Oceans

Hunting and Fishing Icons at Risk

The American Pronghorn<p>I know of a place in the Madison Valley where ancient hunters hazed pronghorns over a small set of cliffs, to kill or cripple …

Outdoors

Dubai Ruler launches Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve

A conservation reserve that spans 10 per cent of the Dubai emirate’s total area was launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler …

United Arab Emirates

The Battle Over America's Wilderness

Not since the days of the Wild West has the public land picture seemed so unsettled.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>For less than a year, Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument …

Backpacking

Rewilding Feature: Deep Rewilding

Bill Lynn visits University of Vermont with his friend, Atka—a (now retired) ambassador wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center in New York. Photo: J. …

Outdoors

NCCF Co-develops India's Forest Management Certification

Standard in Association with Ministries, Forest Departments, Industry and NGOs (Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an …

India

Environmentalists seek to protect an endangered B.C. landscape

Environmentalists in B.C. want conservation-minded people to spend Sunday writing letters of support to protect one of the province's most beautiful …

British Columbia

Privatizing Federal Grazing Lands

The federal government owns 640 million acres of land—mainly in the West—which is 28 percent of land in the United States. For more than a century …

Bradford Councillors vote to end grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

<b><br>Ilkley, UK – Bradford Council’s Labour Group votes by overwhelming majority to not renew grouse shooting rights for Ilkley Moor, a move that has been</b> …

Outdoors

A UNDP effort aims to marry conservation, livelihood in Sindhudurg

Around 8am every day, nine women aged 27 to 55 clamber onto two boats and head to the Mandvi creek in Vengurla, Sindhudurg. The area is home to 45 …

Ecology

Why Chinese demand for ‘red ivory’ dooms helmeted hornbill bird to extinction unless poaching can be stopped | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The international trade in illegal wildlife parts has another victim. Over the past five years, there has been an explosion in demand for the “red …

News (China)

Protected Wildlife Is a Major Casualty In War-Torn Areas of Africa

During times of war, wild animals are more likely to be hunted or displaced from their natural habitat by humans seeking shelter. Rates of ivory …

Wildlife

The Trump administration is redefining the 'public' in 'public lands'

The Trump administration, aided by a willing but slim majority in Congress, began to comprehensively dismantle public lands protections in 2017. The regulatory results were fairly astonishing. They amount to an unprecedented rollback of conservation norms that date back to Theodore Roosevelt, who …

Ryan Zinke

USFWS Says Canada Lynx Are Ready To Be Delisted

Listen<p>Listening...<p>1:21<p>USFWS Says Canada Lynx Are Ready To Be Delisted<p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Canada lynx may have recovered to …

Montana

Feds fund S. Deschutes wildfire risk reduction project

PORTLAND, Ore. - Wildfire seasons are growing longer and more severe – but thanks to recent federal funding, local communities in Oregon are tackling …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Poland's new environment minister signals little change on forest logging

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will comply with an EU court order to stop cutting trees in Bialowieza forest, except where public safety has to be ensured, its new environment minister said on Friday - words certain to disappoint campaigners who want logging to end there.<p>A UNESCO World Heritage site, …

Environment