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February 21, 2020
The Numbers are in: Study Finds World’s Oceans Need 3.2 Million Additional Square Miles of Protection
Read the Study Here: http://bit.ly/38Jxb30NEW YORK (February 21, 2020) – An international study published today in the journal One Earth found that at least 26 percent of the ocean requires conservation attention in order to preserve Earth’s marine biodiversity. The study found that conserving a portion of habitat for all marine species would require an additional 8.5 million km2 (3.2M square miles – an area about the size of Brazil) of new conservation areas (2.5 percent...
April 06, 2018
Six Suspects Arrested in Malaysia for Illegal Activities in Protected Area
(Lubok Antu, April 06, 2018)
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), Royal Malaysian Police and the Armed Forces announced today that a joint enforcement operation conducted in Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary in Malaysia resulted in the arrest of six suspects on March 22nd.
December 09, 2016
Cambodia’s Bengal Floricans Threatened by Planned Power Line Development
(Kampong Thom –December 09, 2016
) - A proposed power transmission line at the edge of the Tonle Sap Floodplain Protected Landscape (TSFPL), which might be constructed as early as next year, would pose a new threat to the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican.