New Initiative Launched To Halt Global Extinctions
... Global Environment Facility (GEF) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the initiative will mobilize $6.7 million to deliver a project entitled the “Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE): Conserving Earth's Most Irreplaceable Sites for ...
Family Picks: Cary's Spring Daze festival has Children's Village
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Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Cary, it's the Spring Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, which includes Cary's annual Earth Day celebration. There's a children's village in the Lazy Daze Playground, a kids stage with nine separate acts, and art, naturally.
Why Kenya Is Burning 100 Tons of Elephant Ivory
That generated massive publicity around the fact that elephants were being killed for their teeth, which led to CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) putting an international ban on ivory sales. The ban had a big impact ...
7 reasons climate change is something to worry about on Earth Day
Leonardo DiCaprio recently visited the lowland rainforest of the Leuser Ecosystem – the world's best remaining habitat for the critically endangered Sumatran elephant. AND COME ON, JUST LOOK HOW CUTE THEY ARE. If that doesn't persuade you to care ...