North America

Golden eagles remain endangered in Mexico

Only about 100 couples remain in the wild, according to official estimates

Mexico News Daily

21 June 2016

Eastern US needs 'connectivity' to help species escape climate change

For plants and animals fleeing rising temperatures, varying precipitation patterns and other effects of climate change, the eastern United States will need improved 'climate connectivity' for these

13 June 2016

Lizenz übertragen: Shell will in der kanadischen Arktis nicht mehr nach Öl suchen

Der Energiekonzern Shell hat seine Erkundungslizenzen für die kanadische Arktis an eine Umweltorganisation übertragen. Das dürfte auch am niedrigen Ölpreis liegen.

09 June 2016

Changing weather patterns threaten grassland sparrows

Two of North America's declining grassland songbirds may be particularly vulnerable to altered weather patterns caused by climate change, according to new research in The Condor: Ornithological App

08 June 2016

Feds to Allow Even More Bald Eagles Killed or Maimed for Clean Energy

The debate over the unintentional killing or injuring of golden and bald eagles in wind turbines is set to intensify, as the U.S.

08 June 2016

Down to 60: scientists mull risky captive breeding for panda porpoise

As the vaquita – the world’s smallest porpoise – plunges toward extinction, scientists have a tough decision ahead of them: to attempt a super risky captive breeding programme or not?

08 June 2016

Experts mull trapping Mexico's endangered 'vaquitas marinas' to breed them in captivity

A new report on Mexico's endangered vaquita marina porpoise says authorities may have to consider trapping some of the few remaining specimens to try to breed them in captivity or semi-captivity.

07 June 2016

Conservationists debate how to save Mexico's vaquita porpoise

Report recommends breeding the endangered species – which is the world’s smallest porpoise – in captivity, but some experts disagree

06 June 2016

Washington interdit le commerce de l’ivoire pour sauver les éléphants d’Afrique

Les Etats-Unis ont annoncé jeudi 2 juin une interdiction quasi totale du commerce de l’ivoire sur leur territoire, affirmant leur volonté de s’attaquer au trafic des défe
03 June 2016

US adopts near total ban on commercial ivory trade

Barack Obama tightens restriction on sale of elephant ivory within the US to clamp down on illegal trade

02 June 2016