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Establish Conservation Areas for the Endangered Ili Pika
Animals  (tags: habitat conservation, habitat protection, rescue animals, endangered, animal protection welfare, chance of surviving )

- 51 days ago -
The Ili Pika was discovered in 1983 by Li Weidong. Its population has significantly declined, dropping 70% within 15 years. Though the exact causes of the drop in Ili Pika population are not known, it is speculated that an increase in grazing pressure...
Milestone in Race to Save Species Ten Years From Extinction
Animals  (tags: porpoises, china, translocation, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 54 days ago -
Four Yangtze finless porpoises were released into their new home today, marking the start of an ambitious translocation project to help save the critically endangered species from extinction.
Captive-Bred Amargosa Voles Heading Back to the Wild
Environment  (tags: conservation, endangered, GoodNews, science, wildlife )

- 50 days ago -
Less than a year after the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine began a captive breeding program, more than two dozen Amargosa voles are rejoining their cousins in the wild.
Bird of the Week: Hispaniolan Trogon
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

- 199 days ago -
This species is one of only two trogons found in the Caribbean. (The other is the Cuban Trogon.) It is a forest-dependent species, and the biggest threats it faces are rampant habitat loss and degradation caused by logging, charcoal production, and cleari
Stop Cutting Down Forests to Use in Wood-Burning Power Plants in Europe PETITION
Environment  (tags: forests, wood burning power plantsdestruction )

- 198 days ago -
Tell Ed Davey, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and the EU Directorates-General of Energy and Environment to stop incentivizing the use of trees for fuel in their renewable energy policies.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop An Investment Firm From Destroying Rainforests
Environment  (tags: dishonesty, business, PALM OIL, investments, finance, environment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, world, wildlife )

- 200 days ago -
Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), which manages many of our retirement accounts as well as city endowments and other public funds, is a shadowy money manager with nearly a billion dollars in logging and palm oil companies that are burning and bulldozing fo
Rainforest Trust Launches Save-An-Acre Pledge
Environment  (tags: trees, protection, habitat, conservation, forests )

- 199 days ago -
Rainforest Trust is launching a new pledge drive that will allow participants to save Amazon acres by signing an online pledge. Each signer will have one acre protected in his or her honor thanks to a supporting gift from Ann Kruglak of Mystic Dreamer Art
Brazil Declares New Protected Area Larger Than Delaware
Environment  (tags: conservation, government, GoodNews, world, wildlife, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection )

- 220 days ago -
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest
Say "No" to Unsafe Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean! ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, arctic drilling, wildlife, polar bears, penguins, climate-change, habitat destruction, food source destruction, animals )

- 220 days ago -
We can't stand back and watch while a potential oil spill threatens to put Arctic Ocean ecosystems at risk. Say "No" to unsafe oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
Beef, Palm Oil, Soy, and Wood Products From 8 Countries Responsible for 1/3 of Forest Destruction
Environment  (tags: Deforestration )

- 221 days ago -
Four commodities produced in just eight countries are responsible for a third of the world's forest loss, according to a new report. Download the PDF in the article.
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