Ocean warning for Pacific’s Melanesia
Oct18

Ocean warning for Pacific’s Melanesia

Marine ecosystems in one of the Pacific’s most vulnerable regions face decline unless they are better managed, a WWF report warned today. The report described the ocean as the lifeblood of Melanesia — a vast Pacific swathe comprising Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. But it said a range of factors including overfishing, population growth and climate change were damaging the oceans and...

Read More
Applause for President Obama for Bringing Strong Conservation Message to Hawai’i
Sep02

Applause for President Obama for Bringing Strong Conservation Message to Hawai’i

By Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress: “WCS applauds President Obama for bringing attention to climate change’s immediate effects on Pacific Island nations and for his expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawai’i, making it the largest protected area in the world. “This vast expanse of  Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument supports biodiverse...

Read More
‘The more roads you have, the more conflict there will be with wildlife’
Jun29

‘The more roads you have, the more conflict there will be with wildlife’

US conservationist Jonathan Slaght has been fascinated by Russia’s Far East ever since his first visit to the region in the 1990s. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Russia and North East Asia program coordinator has since become an expert on fish owls, Siberian tigers and the other wildlife that populate the remote region. He spoke to DW about his fascination with the region, the world’s biggest owl and the...

Read More
Top

Pin It on Pinterest