CITES CoP18 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2019

The Secretariat of CITES, the global treaty that regulates wildlife trade, announced today that the next meeting of its Conference of the Parties (CoP18)...

Flamingo way of walking stimulate organic matter filtering in saline wetlands

An international group of researchers led by the University of Granada (UGR) has found that the greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) facilitates microbial 'filtering' of...

It’s time we all recognise the human right to a healthy environment

Speaking ahead of World Environment Day on 5 June, the head of UN Environment* and the Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment**...

Insects face calamitous habitat loss

Unless nations act fast, habitat loss could rob half of all insects of over half their habitat. Other creatures, too, could suffer in a...

New Partnership to Promote Global Conservation of Migratory Birds

Three leading bird conservation organizations today announced an innovative partnership to boost awareness of the plight of migratory birds around the globe. The new...