Conservation News

Rare, 90-million-year-old tree for sale

Rare, 90-million-year-old tree for sale Rare, 90-million-year-old tree for sale mongabay.com September 20, 2006 The National Geographic Society announced it will sell the Wollemi Pine, one of the world's oldest…

War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks

War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks War-torn Congo Announces Two New Parks WCS September 18, 2006 The Minister of Forestry Economy of the Republic of Congo announced today plans to…

Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia

Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia mongabay.com August 14, 2006 The Wildlife Conservation Society-Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) said that Indonesia's population of orangutans fell nearly…

Historic Caribbean sea turtle population falls 99%

Historic Caribbean sea turtle population falls 99% Historic Caribbean sea turtle population falls 99% Plunge has significant ecological consequences mongabay.com August 1, 2006 Current conservation assessments of endangered Caribbean sea…

Multispecies conservation Plans Have Scientific Flaws

Multispecies Conservation Plans Have Scientific Flaws Multispecies Conservation Plans Have Scientific Flaws UC Davis July 21, 2006 A new San Diego State University-led study found that many multispecies habitat conservation…

Tiger habitat declining

Tiger habitat declining Tiger habitat declining National Fish and Wildlife Foundation July 20, 2006 The most comprehensive scientific study of tiger habitats ever done finds that the big cats reside…

3 new lemurs named in Madagascar

3 new lemurs named in Madagascar 3 new lemurs named in Madagascar Conservation International June 21, 2006 To recognize an internationally renowned primatologist and champion of Madagascar's unique biodiversity, scientists…

Saving Orangutans in Borneo

Saving Orangutans in Borneo Orangutan in Borneo, photo by Rhett Butler Saving Orangutans in Borneo Rhett Butler, mongabay.com May 24, 2006 The air is warm and heavy with the morning…