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Mar 17, 2016 01:39pm

The federal government was already deeply involved. It took the efforts of private citizens to expose the threat to public health, as it had in Washington, D.C., when that city suffered a major water lead crisis a decade ago.

Mar 14, 2016 05:18pm

World leaders at the UN climate talks have just set a landmark goal that can save everything we love! This is what we marched for, what we signed, called, donated, messaged, and hoped for: a brilliant and massive turning point in human history....

Mar 13, 2016 09:48pm

As part of our efforts to support a strong international climate agreement at COP21 in Paris, The Nature Conservancy is working hard to ensure that the agreement accelerates land use sector investments that mitigate climate change and establishes...

Mar 14, 2016 05:18pm

The international political response to climate change began at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, where the ‘Rio Convention’ included the adoption of the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Mar 17, 2016 01:37pm

Zimbabwe’s environment minister has blamed the poisoning of at least 71 elephants in recent months on disgruntled game rangers and local communities who do not benefit from wildlife revenues.

Mar 17, 2016 01:38pm

While the lives of elephants are often cut short by poachers and hunters, they rarely are the victims of a common killer of humans: cancer.

Mar 17, 2016 01:50pm

This July, the UN General Assembly adopted the first ever resolution to fight wildlife trafficking and put an end to poaching. The resolution was adopted by 193 countries and comes not a moment too soon – in spite of international agreements and...

Mar 17, 2016 01:32pm

Almost a third of the world' species are under threat of extinction as poachers take them from the wild to fulfill the demand for houseplants.

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