Articles Tagged with the word ‘conservation’

 
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/ Environment

29 Jan 2014

 

Urgent measures against the illegal ivory trade have been agreed upon by key states in an effort to help save the African elephant

 
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/ Positive Travel

13 Dec 2013

 

Ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic plant used in healing ceremonies by indigenous Amazonians, may offer more than just powerful visions. Matt Mellen heads into the jungle and discovers that it might also have a radical role to play in nature conservation

 
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/ Environment

18 Nov 2013

 

Once extinct in the UK, short-haired bumblebees are thriving in Kent thanks to a three-year-long project

 
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, / Conservation, Media

16 Sep 2013

 

25 years ago an isolated Colombian tribe emerged to share a warning about humanity’s future, captured in a film about them that had a far-reaching global impact. But now the tribe has surfaced again to give us a powerful new message

 
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/ Environment

16 Aug 2013

 

New wildlife-rich meadows will be created around the UK to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation

 
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/ Environment

14 Aug 2013

 

A new strategy aims to protect bees and by extension our food, countryside and economy

 
Azzam Alwash on November 9th 2012 with fish seller in Kirmashiye, Iraq
 

/ Environment

02 Aug 2013

 

‘Garden of Eden’ returns to life as Mesopotamian marshlands are officially recognised as Iraq’s first national park

 
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/ Positive People

26 Jul 2013

 

After June Haimoff lost her house, partner & beloved boat, she went around the world to find a new home. She ended up saving thousands of turtles' lives and is now a leading conservationst. She tells Lorenza Bacino her story

 
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/ Environment

25 Jul 2013

 

Millions of sharks will be saved every year following international agreement

 
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, / Environment, Positive Perspective

24 May 2013

 

The push for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides – believed to be linked to a dramatic decline in the populations of bees and other pollinators – mobilised millions of European citizens, some of them for the first time, says Brigit Strawbridge

 
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/ Environment, Positive Products

06 May 2013

 

10% of profits from new mobile phone service will go to WWF

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

02 May 2013

 

The Brazilian government hopes to uncover new species and tribes by “knowing the rainforest from within”

 
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/ Environment

15 Apr 2013

 

Fish stocks and fish diversity are increasing in some English rivers following the work of community groups

 
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/ Environment

27 Mar 2013

 

Unsustainable palm oil practices pose a serious threat to rainforests, but a new guide aims to help consumers make more informed chocolate choices this Easter

 
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/ Environment

22 Mar 2013

 

An ambitious initiative in Ireland will see one million trees planted across the country in just 24 hours, creating a better environment for all

 
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/ Environment

21 Mar 2013

 

The United Nation’s International Day of Forests aims to inform people across the world about how important trees really are, and why they need our help

 
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/ Environment

16 Mar 2013

 

Proposed fishing policy protecting endangered stocks and banning discards and has been given the majority vote by MEPs

 
Palms in Lake Rogaguado, Beni, Bolivia (c) WWF Bolivia, Omar Rocha
 

/ Environment

11 Mar 2013

 

Forging "a truly harmonious relationship" with Mother Earth is at the core of the Bolivian government's creation of a new protected wetland – an area bigger than the Netherlands and Belgium combined - making it the largest of its kind in the world

 
Orphaned Orangutan in Sumatra
 

/ Environment

28 Feb 2013

 

One of the world’s largest paper producers has pledged to protect rainforests and restore the habitats of endangered species, a decision cautiously welcomed by environmental campaigners

 
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/ Environment

26 Feb 2013

 

Having dropped a policy allowing English woodland to be sold to the private sector, the government is now committing instead to preserving it for future generations