A national charity created to safeguard Canada's lands and water is taking the federal Environment Minister to court for allegedly failing in her responsibility to monitor the protection of the endangered boreal woodland caribou.
The NY Times Magazine for April 21 has a series of short editorials, headlined by Bill McKibben, under the title "The Planet Can't Stand This Presidency." McKibben argues that Trump's policies on climate change are taking us backward at a crucial time. Beneath his lead editorial are a number of short reports on what could be lost if Trump is successful. They include several co
In 2017, three new specially protected nature areas of regional importance will be established in the Nenets Autonomous Area. They are the Pakhanchesky and Khaipudyrsky nature sanctuaries and the Severny Timan Nature Park, the website of the Year of the Environment in Russia reported.
The protected areas will facilitate the conservation of unique Arctic biodiversity.
What is a park? For most of us, a park is a place apart—a reserve of nature in a world increasingly dominated by human activities and arranged to fulfill human needs and desires. But a park is also for people— a place of refuge for the human soul, which tends to wither when long separated from green and growing things.
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Two male chimps, Avi and Max, take turns inside an electric-fenced compound where eight Central chimpanzees are housed at the Mefou Primate Sanctuary not far from Cameroon’s capital.
JAMBI, Indonesia — A pair of wildlife traffickers were sentenced to eight months imprisonment here after authorities caught them with a bevy of illegal animal parts, including several Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) skins.
The rare big cat is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, with only a few hundred left in the wild.