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When Friedfel was in college, California was experiencing severe droughts. He witnessed first-hand how low rain levels and changing weather patterns were affecting the state’s economy, agriculture, fisheries, rivers, and its people. Despite what he saw, he… African elephants: Though parties voted to maintain the existing international ban on the elephant ivory trade that applies to all countries, they failed to strengthen country-specific actions to tackle ivory trafficking. National Ivory Action Plans outline specific and time-bound steps… The leakage of tiger specimens, parts and products from tiger farms into the illegal market threatens wild tigers. The availability of tiger parts increases demand and legitimizes the use of such products and puts all tigers at risk from poaching.… On the edge
“Sea ice is essential in Shishmaref,” says Stenek. “It’s how we travel to and from the mainland and allows us to secure vital food resources and maintain our culture.”
As in many Alaskan villages, nearly everyone in… Measuring forest populations
Remarkably, we know relatively little about real changes to the species that live in our forests at a global level. The Below the Canopy report is the world’s first-ever global assessment of forest-living species populations. By focusing… Shutting down ivory marketsBeyond CITES, WWF is working to secure time-bound commitments for enforcing ivory bans in some of the largest ivory consumer markets remaining: Vietnam, Japan, and Thailand.
Reducing consumer demand for ivory is essential to tackle the root…