Conservation

Asian tiger numbers could triple

In November 2010, the heads of government of the 13 tiger range countries signed the St Petersburg declaration promising to double the world's population of wild tigers by 2020. An...

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New reserves proposed to protect sub-Antarctic marine life

The latest sub-Antarctic Islands' marine reserves will cover just over 435,000 hectares to help protect and conserve marine life in this unique and important environment. The sub-Antarctic Islands are known...

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Concern for shark populations in conservation report

A new report has expressed concern about the future of the world's shark populations despite a decade of conservation work. The document, produced by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network,...

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Fish decline linked to weather cycle in Atlantic

The striped bass was once one of the success stories of conservation. Previously overfished, then serious catch limits were put in place and the population of striped bass was able...

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Sharks dying for soup - stop shark finning

An average of five humans have been killed by sharks each year since 2000, yet every year we kill up to 75 million sharks for their fins, used in Chinese...

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