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New forest mice species discovered in Luzon

1574 days ago From GMANews.TV   View Archived Article

LUZON, PHILIPPINES - The formal descriptions of the forest mice species (Genus Apomys) were authored by biologists from the University of the Philippines (UP), the Philippine National Museum, Conservation International=96 Philippines, Utah Museum of Natural History and . ...

Philippine forest project gets carbon credits

1580 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Quirino Forest Carbon Project (QFCP) of the Conservation International-Philippines has been acknowledged under the Verified Carbon Standards (VCS) program, a global standard and quality assurance system at the forefront of accounting greenhouse . ...

Cambodian monks help protect rare turtles

1583 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - A centre for the endangered Cantor's giant soft-shell turtle has been set up on the grounds of a temple near the central town of Kratie on the Mekong river, with support from wildlife group Conservation International. "The turtle faces serio ...

Stand for the ocean

1584 days ago From Fiji Times   View Archived Article

SUVA, FIJI - This was the advice from Conservation International Fiji as it joins other international agencies in marking the occasion. "World Oceans Day serves as a reminder to us about why our ocean is important for our survival and use - the many things i ...

Beach resorts pollute Verde Island Passage

1596 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MAKATI CITY, PHILIPPINES - Romeo Trono, executive director of the local chapter of Conservation International (CI), said that while monitors had controlled cyanide and dynamite fishing, pollution from the resorts was damaging the sea. Trono said that despite meetings with reso ...

Top 20 strange species near extinction

1640 days ago From Telegraph.co.uk   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - Conservation International have discovered new species or observed extremely rare animals over the last 20 years. Here is a list of the top 20 most unusual. ...

Climate change caused by deforestation triggers species migration

1660 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Analyzing distribution of dung beetles in tropical South America, Trond Larsen of Conservation International (CI) found that dung beetles =97 a group of insects widely used as a proxy for broader biodiversity trends due to their wide distribution =97 ...

Harrison Ford teams up with Talkie for Ecotopia on Facebook

1676 days ago From Gamezebo   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - The game is being developed in conjunction with Conservation International, a conservation group that Ford works with in the role of vice chairman of the board of directors. =93As a passionate supporter of Conservation International's work, ...

Costa Rica protects huge marine area around Cocos Island

1678 days ago From Summit County Citizens Voice   View Archived Article

SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO - New rules will also help recover fish stocks that are important to local communities, according to Conservation International, a nonprofit group that worked with the Costa Rican government to establish the management area. The new conservation rules ...

Jaguar-like species of catfish discovered in the Amazon

1681 days ago From PhysOrg.com   View Archived Article

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - The expeditions were organized by Em=EDlio Goeldi Museum, Conservation International Brazil and the Environment Secretary of the State of Par=E1. Seven biological expeditions were held in 2008 with about 30 researchers who set out to explore an area ...

Tree planting record broken in Philippines

1683 days ago From Tehran Times   View Archived Article

TEHRAN, IRAN - Conservation International reports that these threatened forests store over 25 gigatons of carbon. Meanwhile, 15% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions are due to deforestation. In an effort to protect the world's forests, and in turn, ...

5 'extinct' frogs rediscovered in India

1684 days ago From Wildlife Extra   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The campaign is spearheaded by University of Delhi and works in collaboration with IUCN/ASG, Conservation International, Global Wildlife Conservation, DST and DBT, Government of India, NHM, London and AVC Assam. Prof SD Biju of University of Delhi is ...

75% of Earth's Coral Reefs Threatened

1687 days ago From Care2.com   View Archived Article

REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA - Three quarters of the world's coral reefs are threatened by agricultural runoff, shipping, overfishing, coastal development, pollution, climate change, warming seas and ocean acidification according to a new report from the World Resources Instit ...

Researchers rediscover one of the world's most sought-after lost frogs

1695 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - ... and the area it was rediscovered is not under any form of protection. The Search for Lost Frogs was an initiative undertaken by Conservation International (CI), the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG), and Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC). ...

Forest protection for survival, hope

1699 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - By Conservation International-Philippines MANILA, Philippines=97The world observes the International Year of Forests in 2011. The United Nations hopes that ...

Philippine forests one of world’s most threatened–NGO

1703 days ago From Inquirer.net   View Archived Article

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - ... and invasive human activities have made Philippine forests one of the world's most threatened, according to a report by the Conservation International. ...

Conservation International bares list of world's 10 most threatened forests

1708 days ago From All Headline News   View Archived Article

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA - The environmental group Conservation International released Wednesday the list of the world's 10 most threatened forests. The 10 forests on the roster each ...

World's Eyes Focus On New Zealand's Disappearing Forests

1708 days ago From Voxy   View Archived Article

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - ... been ranked as second only to Indo-Burma as containing the most at-risk ecosystems in the world according to a report from Conservation International. ...

Frogs Hang on in Haiti

1729 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - The Conservation International frog hunt rediscovered the Ventriloquial frog, which projects its call like a ventriloquist. ...

6 rare frogs found in Haiti

1730 days ago From CBC.ca   View Archived Article

TORONTO, CANADA - The frogs were found in one of the remote mountains in the country's southwest in October, Conservation International said Wednesday. ...

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