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May 8, 2024

Energy and Environment
The Push to Conserve 30 Percent of the Planet: What’s at Stake?

See how six countries are faring amid efforts to protect 30 percent of the planet’s land and waters by 2030, and what will be saved if they succeed. 

A monastery sits in between tree-covered mountains.

October 4, 2023

Ukraine
100 Conservative Leaders Press Support for Ukraine

Despite some reports that conservatives in the United States favor abandoning Ukraine, 100 conservative leaders just published an open letter of support.

July 9, 2019

Zimbabwe
Wildlife Conservation in Africa, Outrage in the West, and Cecil the Lion

Four years ago, on July 2, 2015, a Minneapolis Dentists killed a well-known Lion, Cecil, in a Zimbabwe trophy hunt with a bow and arrow. Cecil was something of a star in the developed world.

A man dressed as Cecil the Lion on a subway platform in New York.

June 11, 2014

China
African Wildlife Conservation and Kenya’s Wildlife Policy Act

This is a guest post by Mrs. Joan Sikand, Esq. She has served as development coordinator of the Wildlife Foundation since its inception in 2000. She has been a member of Friends of Nairobi National P…

Africa - Kenya wildlife elephant

May 20, 2024

Iran
President’s Death in Crash Unlikely to Affect Iranian Policies

Ebrahim Raisi was more loyal to hard-line Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei than previous presidents, and whoever succeeds him is likely to be just as conservative.  

A group of Iranian women gather outside in mourning over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi carrying images of the deceased president.

April 11, 2024

Climate Change
Screening and Discussion of PBS Series "Changing Planet: Coral Special"

The PBS series Changing Planet embarks on its third year of this seven-year project examining the issues facing the planet’s most threatened ecosystems. The “Coral Special” episode takes us to the Ma…

Play An aerial view of Male island, Maldives