Rhino Briefing in DC

The rhino poaching crisis is escalating daily.  Of the world’s total rhinos (approximately 20,000 white rhino, and 4,000 black rhino), 80% are in South Africa, so that is where the poaching syndicates concentrate.  So far this year, until 15 March, 135 rhino have been...

Big Bend/Rio Bravo, USA-Mexico conservation success

Good things often take awhile, and are worth waiting for… In late 2008 we were planning practical outcomes for WILD9 (the 9th World Wilderness Congress),  with The WILD Foundation and our partners trying to create better wilderness awareness in Mexico and better...

Make Your Voice Count for the Spirit Bear

Yesterday, our colleague Simon Jackson (founder and chairman of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition), circulated an call for help with the Spirit Bear Campaign.  Currently, there are two major preventable threats to the spirit bear: an urgent need for a meaningful...

Quebec’s Committment to HALF

Last month, the Quebec government said it plans “to dedicate 50% of the territory of the Plan Nord to protecting the environment, safeguarding biodiversity and developing the natural heritage, as well as to various types of development that do not rely on...

Science & Stewardship to Protect Wilderness Values

The Science & Stewardship Symposium was a core part of WILD9, the 9th World Wilderness Congress (2009, Mexico). One outcome of the symposium is a free, online publication which compiles proceedings of the symposium (also available in print).  The symposium and...

State of the Ocean Report

On Monday, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the International Program on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), released a report warning that the world’s oceans are at high risk for a...
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