World’s Largest Conservation Conference Celebrates Big Wins

The National Wildlife Federation’s International Wildlife Conservation team, Senior Climate Scientist, and Associate Director for the Pacific joined with our Hawai‘i state affiliate, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, in representing the …

Makapuu Beach Lookout outside of Honolulu, Hawaii, host of IUCN's 2016 World Conservation Congress. Photo by David Burns.

Achieving Zero Deforestation Agriculture

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

This spectacular new species was discovered in March 1991 on a vertical cliff in Kalalau Valley, Kaua‘i by NTBG botanist Ken Wood.  Listed by IUCN as one of the top 100 threatened species in the world it is now considered extinct due to the impact of feral goats emphasizing how critical conservation programs are in Hawai‘i. The survival of Hawai‘i’s native birds and wildlife is inseparable from the survival of the plants upon which they depend on.  Photo courtesy of National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Help Define a Sustainable Future for All

This is happening on our watch: so what are we doing about it? A whole lot, but not enough and not nearly fast enough. Our window of opportunity is closing, …

Pōanuenue (moon rainbow) in Kōhala. Photo by Ethan Tweedie, BIVB

Highlighting Indigenous Kinship with Nature

The upcoming International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s World Conservation Congress (#IUCNCongress) in September is our opportunity to share with other global citizens our amazing islands. WCC, long …

The traditional Hawaiian land concept of ahupua‘a (from the mountain to the sea) forms the basis for biocultural conservation approaches today. Limahuli Garden and Preserve on Kauai is a living example of this where conservation programs extend from the community-managed subsistence near-shore fishery to the top of the cloud forest where fenced areas and predator-control programs protect endangered sea birds during nesting season. Photo courtesy of National Tropical Botanical Garden

The Olympics of the Conservation World: Coming to Hawai‘i

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Planet at the Crossroads

South Korea Broadens International Green Campus Movement

New Global Analysis Shows Value of Conservation

The future of life on Earth is on the negotiating table in Nagoya, Japan as delegates from more than 190 countries grapple with carrying out the United Nations Convention on …

Bangladesh Leopard Discovery Renews Hopes for Species Survival

Bangladeshi conservationists reported on a rare leopard cub captured by villagers in the southeast of the country.  The say it renewed hopes for the survival of the critically endangered species. The Myanmar News …

New Report: Imperiled Species of the World — The Red List

  |   July 7, 2009

The International Union for Conservation of Nature recently issued its Red List report — assessing the status of species in the global environment.  The news is The New York Times …

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