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'Conserve mangroves as carbon sinks' and Singapore

1866 days ago From eco-business.com   View Archived Article

MIDDLETOWN, OHIO - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Conservation International on Tuesday called for negotiators at the United Nations climate change conference in Durban to include coastal conservation in policies and financing processes. ...

Extinct frog rediscovered in Israel

1882 days ago From Mongabay.com   View Archived Article

ELDRED, PENNSYLVANIA - Photo by Professor Heinrich Mendelssohn/Conservation International. ... The Hula painted frog was listed by Conservation International as #9 in the Top Ten ...

Rare Hawksbill Sea Turtles Discovered Living In Mangroves

1950 days ago From Treehugger   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - However, mangroves are also home to corals, and according to a new report published in Biology Letters and provided by Conservation International, they're also home to these rare turtles, a fact previously unknown. "...[N]ew satellite tracki ...

Slime Eels Threatened With Extinction

1997 days ago From Irish Weather Online   View Archived Article

DUBLIN, IRELAND - The results of this research, carried out in association with Conservation International (CI), indicate that the primary causes of hagfish declines are the direct and indirect effects of fisheries. Hagfish represent an ancient and unique evolutionary ...

South African scientists to track penguins in wild

2009 days ago From San Jose Mercury News   View Archived Article

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - AP A African Penguin with a newly placed satellite transmitter swims in the swiming pool at the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, SANCCOB, after they fitted the defice on the outskirts of the city of Cape Town, ...

San Diego Zoo Joins Conservationists to Save Endangered African Species

2028 days ago From Imperial Valley News   View Archived Article

YUMA, ARIZONA - Conservation International (CI) - Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the long term well-being of people ...

Ecotopia Social Gamers Click to Plant 25,000 Real Trees

2034 days ago From Business Wire   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Talkie developed Ecotopia in association with Conservation International (CI), a global non-profit organization that leverages strategic partnerships to protect and sustainably manage nature for the long term benefit of people. ...

New forest mice species discovered in Luzon

2039 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

2045 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

2048 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

2049 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

2061 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

2105 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

2126 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

2141 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

2143 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

2146 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

2148 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

2149 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

2152 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 ...

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