2 February is World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention. It is celebrated to raise awareness of wetland values and benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands. Wetlands Rivers, lakes, ponds and wet meadows are great places to see wildlife […]

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Our work reintroducing Bearded Vultures recognized at the Biodiversity and Society Awards in Valencia

Deputy Regional Minister of the Environment at the Generalitat Valenciana Francesc Quesada presenting Alex Llopis with the prize at the Biodiversity and Society Awards 2018 The Vulture Conservation Foundation have been awarded the Conservation Actions prize at the Biodiversity and Society Awards from the Valencian autonomous region government,  Generalitat Valenciana.  Biodiversity and Society Awards Each […]

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Court: Gray Wolves Can Keep California Endangered Species Protection

For Immediate Release, January 28, 2019 Judge Finds No Merit in Pacific Legal Foundation, Rancher Challenge SAN DIEGO— A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. The ruling rejected a challenge from the Pacific Legal Foundation on behalf of the California Cattlemen’s Association and California Farm Bureau […]

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As animal tagging goes cutting-edge, ethical questions abound

An increasing number of animal tracking devices, known as biologgers, also measure environmental variables such as sound, temperature, and ocean salinity. Data from biologgers complement information on an animal’s movements and help scientists understand its environment, but can have measurable effects on the animal’s behavior or reproduction. As the field of biologging rapidly grows, scientists […]

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