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-NEW- On World Wildlife Day, UN joins call for protection of planet’s big cats


2 Mar 2018

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-NEW- Action for Dolphins founder talks about saving precious marine life and Blackfish


28 Mar 2018

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-NEW- Central Africa’s iconic mammals threatened by poachers, armed groups – UN environment wing


19 Jan 2018

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-NEW- These birds can teach humans a thing or two about loyalty, says JOHN INGHAM


2 Feb 2018

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-NEW- WORD FROM THE FOUNDER

 

FOR MANKIND
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Conservationists and palm oil industry should collaborate to protect great apes, fragile ecosystems – UN

10 Nov 2016

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Lion Reunion

 

Posted 30 May 2015

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'It's time to get serious about wildlife crime' UN proclaims on World Wildlife Day 

 

3 March 2015 - Illegal wildlife trade undermines rule of law...

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Post-Conflict Macedonia - Inclusive Society Model - Update 16-1-2015 (First published 2012)

Jan 15 2015 - Model for Intercultural, inter-ethnic, inter-religious, inclusive and sustainable societies

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CLOSING REMARKS BY H. E. MR. NASSIR ABDULAZIZ AL-NASSER THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS BEFORE THE MINISTERIAL SEGMENT OF SIXTH UNAOC GLOBAL FORUM

 

30 Aug 2014 - I am grateful for your thoughtful and helpful interventions during....

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UN officials hail role of cultural, religious dialogue in advancing peace, development

29 August 2014 – United Nations officials today highlighted the important role played by the ....

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Unity in Diversity - Workshop UN DPI/ NGO Conference, UN New York

 

28 Aug 2014 - Read More (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)

 


 
The UNAOC Sixth Global Forum in Bali: Unity in Diversity, Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values

 

21 August 2014 - The Alliance of Civilizations Sixth Global Forum, hosted by the

Government of Indonesia
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Unity in Diversity World Civil Society - Establishing Initiative Bodies, Message From Founder

 

6 August 2014 - Today the world is extremely mixed and polarized,


 
UN chief 'adopts' lion cub to support efforts against wildlife trafficking 
 
28 June 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today adopted a lion cub in Nairobi...
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UN adopts new global platform to tackle wildlife, forest crime 
 
21 May 2014 – In response to the rising levels of illicit trafficking of flora and fauna...
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On Migratory Bird Day, UN taps tourists to help protect world's original long-distance travellers 
 
10 May 2014 – On this year's World Migratory Bird Day, the United Nations is spotlighting...
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UN General Assembly proclaims 3 March as World Wildlife Day 
 
23 December 2013 – The United Nations is highlighting the intrinsic values and...
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FEATURE: UN works to protect great apes, habitat, amid ongoing instability in DR Congo
 
7 November 2013 – In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the United...

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Eight countries submit action plans to combat illegal trade in elephant ivory – UN

 
17 May 2013 – Eight countries identified as being the most affected by the illegal trade in...
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On World Migratory Bird Day, UN calls for greater protection of habitats
 
11 May 2013 – As an estimated 50 billion birds commence their annual migrations, the...

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UN chief, marking International Day, urges greater protection for world's forests
 
21 March 2013 – Governments, businesses and civil society must commit to protect forests...

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UN-backed conference seeks to improve measures to halt wildlife poaching
 
3 March 2013 – Some 2,000 representatives from 150 governments, indigenous groups,...

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Cost of saving endangered species £50bn a year, say experts
 
14 October 2012 – Spending on conservation projects must rise by "an order of magnitude" if governments...

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New protections sought for polar bear, elephants, manta rays and other species under UN-backed treaty

 
5 October 2012 – Several dozen species – ranging from elephants, polar bears, sharks and manta...

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Smuggling of elephant ivory and rhino horn on agenda of UN-backed forum

 
24 July 2012 – The massive smuggling of elephant ivory and rhino horn, tiger conservation...

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Bird-watching can help boost ecotourism industry, says UN environment agency

 
10 May 2012 – Bird-watching, a popular hobby around the world, can present significant economic...

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King of the Delta

 

27 March  2012 – Spanning an area of Africa almost the size of Italy, the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier....

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India's first anti-poaching tiger force begins work

 

4 January 2012 – India's first forest ranger unit charged specifically with preventing tiger poaching has....

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Spanish soccer star kicks off UN campaign to save endangered orangutans

 

6 December 2011 – Soccer star Carles Puyol, who led Spain to the World Cup title last year,...

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UN backed-convention praises Project Predator initiative to protect wild tigers

 

29 November 2011 – The head of the United Nations-backed convention on endangered species...

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Central Asian States boost UN-backed efforts to help endangered species

 

23 November 2011 – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan agreed today at a United Nations...

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Global cooperation needed to protect pathways of migratory species – UN

 

21 November 2011 – The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) called today...

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UN environmental agency awards biologist for reducing human-animal conflict

 

22 November 2011 – A British biologist today received a United Nations award for her work using...

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Indonesian park attempts to boost sea turtle population

 

3 October 2011 - An Indonesian national park near the capital, Jakarta, is hoping to boost the numbers...

 

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Vast shark sanctuary created in Pacific

 

3 Oct 2011 - The Marshall Islands government has created the world's largest shark sanctuary...

 

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New Dolphin Species Discovered in Big City Harbor

 

Published September 16, 2011 - An entirely new species of dolphin has been discovered in...
 

 

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Russian bears make a comeback

4 September 2011 - For years, bear populations were threatened, but now numbers of many bear species... 

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New fund to protect African elephants launched at UN-backed forum

19 August 2011 - Global conservation experts concluded a United Nations-backed meeting in Geneva today with...
 

  

UN-backed meeting seeks to clamp down on poaching of elephants, rhinos
16 August 2011 - Faced with increased poaching and illegal trade in ivory and horns of elephants and rhinoceroses,
 

 
Unselfish chimpanzees like to help mates and share, US study finds
9 Aug 2011 - FEMALE chimpanzees like to help others spontaneously rather than act selfishly, suggesting altruism...
 

 
Animal experts at UN-backed conference are 'concerned' about trade in animals and skins
22 July 2011 - Animal experts from 50 countries meeting at a United Nations-backed conference today...
 

 
Elusive snow leopards discovered in remote corner of Afghanistan
17 July 2011 - Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A "surprisingly healthy" population of rare snow leopards has been discovered...
 

 
Scientists open UN-supported conference on endangered species
18 July 2011 - Scientists from around the world gathered in Geneva today for the opening of a meeting of the...
 

 
Tick for tiger
21st June 2011 02:00:33 AM  ... an Olinda not-for-profit group is stopping at nothing to help the plight of the mighty tiger.
 

 
Shaken-up bees forgo life's pleasures
Fri Jun 3, Being stressed has predictable consequences: a pessimistic outlook and a loss of interest in what are...
 

 
Tiger find prompts WWF pressure against planned logging
9 May 2011 - The conservation charity, WWF, has recorded images of 12 rare Sumatran tigers, including a mother...
 

 
India Reports an Increase In Wild Tiger Population
28 March 2011 - NEW DELHI ? India said Monday that it was making progress in saving endangered tigers,
 

 
UN-backed meeting concludes with call for stronger measures to protect gorillas
31 March 2011 ? A United Nations-backed meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, has concluded with a call for better...
 

 
UNESCO welcomes decision to halt oil exploration in home for mountain gorillas
18 March 2011 - The United Nations today welcomed the decision by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...
 

 
Elephants know how to co-operate
7 Mar - Footage of an oversized experiment has revealed that elephants understand when they need help from a partner.
 

 
Giant pandas 'need old-growth forests'
12 Jan - China's endangered giant pandas thrive in old forest that has never been logged, research shows.
 

 
Why do we love pandas?
11 January 2011 - For the first time in nearly two decades, two giant pandas will be brought from China to the UK, to...
 

 
Zoos revitalise sumatran tiger population
10 Jan, Australian zoos are banding together in an effort to save the sumatran tiger from extinction.
 

 
Rescuing DR Congo's natural heritage focus of upcoming UN meeting 
5 January 2011 - The United Nations and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will hold a meeting...
 

 
Study: Mountain gorilla population growing 
A new World Wildlife Fund survey reported a 26% increase in the population of endangered mountain gorillas in east Africa.
 

 
World leaders meet at tiger summit in Russia, pledge protection and cooperation 
23 Nov - ST. PETERSBURG - For three days, forestry officials from Nepal and Burma, wildlife officials from Laos and...
 

 
UN-led alliance commits to saving dwindling tiger population
24 November 2010 - Discussions at an international forum in Russia on restoring the global tiger population from the...
 

 
Members of Russian summit have diverging ideas but united goal: Saving the tiger
20 Nov - MOSCOW- The tale of the magnificent Siberian tiger, and its unfinished fight for survival, should...
 

 
Sydney zoo welcomes third elephant calf
2 Nov 2010 - Sydney's Taronga Zoo says its third Asian elephant calf was born overnight.
 

 
UN and Central Asian countries agree to measures to conserve Saiga antelopes 
13 September 2010 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and several governments in Central Asia Russia...
 

 
Russia and China vow to protect Siberian tigers
30 August 2010 - China and Russia have agreed to set up the first cross-border protection zone for rare Siberian tigers.
 

 
BEAVER BORN IN UK WILD FOR FIRST TIME IN FOUR CENTURIES
Scottish conservationists say the first beaver born in Britain in nearly 400 years emerged from its lodge last month, a significant step in...
 

 
UN agency marks 35 years since key accord on wildlife trade regulation
1 July 2010 - Proper regulation of wildlife trade is needed to ensure the continued survival of animals and plants in the wild, the United...
 

 
China, Nepal reach historic biodiversity agreement  
9 June 2010 - Beijing, China - WWF welcomes the historic pledge by China and Nepal to work together to better protect nature in...
 

 
UN plans another gorilla rescue airlift
5 June 2010 - In continuing efforts to preserve gorillas, one of the world's most endangered species, the United Nations mission in...
 
 
Polar bears face 'tipping point' due to climate change
25 May 2010 - Climate change will trigger a dramatic and sudden decline in the number of polar bears, a new study has concluded.
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Micro-wallaby found in Indonesia
 
 
May 18, 2010 - Scientists exploring a remote Indonesian forest say they have uncovered a collection of new species, including the...
 
 
Taronga Zoo welcomes baby orange monkey 
10 May 2010 - His sister Elke was rejected at birth because their mother didn't quite know what to make of her. But luckily for Gan Ju...
 
 
First batch of gorillas reach nature reserve in DR Congo after UN airlift 
 
 
29 April 2010 - United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have airlifted four endangered...
 
 
Cameras capture 'Highland tiger'
18 April 2010 - A new research project in the Highlands has provided a rare insight into the secret world of one of Britain's most...
 
 
Gorillas could disappear from Central Africa in 15 years, UN agency warns
 
 
24 March 2010 - Gorillas could disappear from large parts of the Greater Congo Basin in central Africa by the mid-2020s unless urgent 
 
 
Miracle elephant makes nervous debut
 
 
14 Mar - Sydney's miracle baby elephant has made a nervous and wobbly debut appearance at Taronga Zoo. Nicknamed Mr Shuffles,
 
 
Gorilla fortunes boosted by International Year in their honour, UN reports
11 March 2010 - The world's endangered great apes received a boost from the 2009 United Nations Year of the Gorillas, the UN
 
 
 
 
Baby elephant to make big debut
 
 
7 Feb - Victorians will get their first peek at Melbourne Zoo's new baby elephant from tomorrow. It is the first baby elephant born
 
 
NZ zoos apply to import Tas devils
 
 
28 Jan - Government ministers from 13 countries with native tiger populations are meeting for the first time and say tiger numbers
 
 
NZ zoos apply to import Tas devils
 
28 August 2009
New Zealand zoos want to import disease-free tasmanian devils to assist in conservation. (University of Tasmania)
Two New Zealand zoos want to import up to 20 tumour-free tasmanian devils.
 
Taronga Zoo's baby elephant named
 
28 July 2009
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of Australia's first male elephant calf to mum Thong Dee. Footage shows the baby staying close to mum, wearing a harness to keep him out of harms way. 
 

 
Saving Wildlife A Class Act
1st July 2009 - Diamond Valley Leader
Eltham Primary School students have helped paint a modern version of Noah's Ark. The 13 m-long shipping container, decorated by students last week, will be turned into a classroom and sent to Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in India.
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Attention: School Principal - Engaging schools in support of:    
Noah's Ark - Global Sanctuaries & Village Development 

All schools involved will decorate a colorful hexagon  with their school name represented inside one of the containers. The containers are being exhibited during the months of July and September - one at
Collingwood Children's Farm and the other at Federation Square.
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From The Artist - Lynda Harris 
17th June 2009
When I was first asked to be involved with this project to send a container to a tiger sanctuary in Ranthambhore, India, I was both delighted and very excited.  It brought together so many elements I consider important that I immediately agreed.
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Global Shipment Begins
Monday 25th May 2009
The practical commencement of projects Noah's Ark and Global/Local Villages at Eltham & Vermont Schools in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia),starts Global Shipment - a huge and unique humanitarian endeavour.
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Noah's Ark-Global Sanctuaries starts at Eltham Primary School
20 May 2009
Students,teachers and community at Eltham Primary School will pilot the Noah's Ark-Global Sanctuary preservation program. In conjunction with Bumblebee Factory and Global Shipment, the school will work with zoo-keepers and associated organisations, in converting the shipping container into an educational facility for donation to an Indian Tiger Conservation Park.
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