The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna … Read more

Meet Purnima Devi Barman, a wildlife biologist, who has been awarded the United Nations’ highest environmental accolade

Indian wildlife biologist Purnima Devi Barman, who has dedicated her life to preserving the great stork – an endangered wetland bird – has become one of the winners of this year’s UN Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth. The awards, announced on November 22nd, are among the highest environmental awards, and Barman has been named … Read more

The Kenyan Samburu case

Community wildlife protection is often promoted as the ideal solution. The idea behind this approach is that people who live near wildlife can be involved in protecting it and have an interest in doing so. This results in wildlife being protected (a global biodiversity gain) and local people benefiting from conservation through tourism revenue, jobs, … Read more

Wildlife officials are weighing new rules at Skyway Fishing Pier to reduce bird entanglement

Street. PETERSBURG — Florida wildlife officials are weighing new rules for hunters at Skyway Fishing Pier State Park after thousands of birds got stuck in fishing gear over the past two years. Since January 2021, at least 3,300 seabirds have required dock rescue after being tethered or wrapped in fishing gear at the popular fishing … Read more

The European Union should step up efforts to combat wildlife trafficking at the international conference – EURACTIV.com

The European Union needs to use its voting power to step up the fight against wildlife trafficking, but so far at an international conference on wildlife trafficking it has outraged West and Central African countries and ignored the European Parliament. decision about itwrites Martin Hujsek. Martin Hujsek is a Slovak Member of the European Parliament … Read more

Wildlife officers investigate poaching of eight deer and elk found in San Miguel County – The Journal

A bull spike that was found shot and left loose on November 17 has been filmed in the Callan Draw area southwest of Norwood. (Courtesy of Tony Buonaquista, Colorado Parks and Wildlife) Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking public assistance in the investigation Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating eight suspected poaching incidents with Game … Read more

New Ohio Wildlife Officer assigned to Fairfield County

Columbus — Ohio Wildlife Officer Jade Heizer, of Miamisburg, has a new assignment in Fairfield County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Wildlife Division. A 2020 graduate of the Wildlife Staff Academy, Officer Heizer previously served as a senior officer in Central Ohio and in Washington County. Officer Heizer, 27, graduated from … Read more