EU: glyphosate causes serious eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has not classified glyphosate as a carcinogen. The substance does cause serious eye damage and is toxic to aquatic life, however.
Half of all species facing extinction
The worldwide loss of biodiversity is accelerating at an alarming rate. Half of all species could disappear by the end of this century.
Toxins in palm oil: EU planning limits
The European Commission is considering regulations to limit levels of genotoxic and carcinogenic contaminants occurring in products containing palm oil.
Laying the groundwork for a national park: researchers chart chimpanzee forest
Until now, little was known about Gbi Forest. Following the initial charting expedition, members of the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation are now studying its biodiversity.
Nigerian conservationist receiving death threats – speak out for his safety!
Nigerian environmentalist Odey Oyama is receiving death threats for his opposition to Big Palm Oil and the planned Cross River superhighway.
Nigerian police harass Goldman Prize-winning conservationist
Nigeria’s police is increasing pressure on opponents of the planned superhighway through Ekuri Forest. “I am more resolved than ever,” says the coalition's leader, Odigha.
Scales of more than 1,000 poached pangolins found
Hong Kong customs officials made a gruesome discovery onboard an incoming freighter: four tons of pangolin scales, with a street value of $1.25 million.
Activists in danger after killing in Malaysia
Land rights activist Bill Kayong was killed in a drive-by shooting in broad daylight in Sarawak on June 21, sending shockwaves across the state.
Justice for the people of Sierra Leone
The NGOs Green Scenery and Rainforest Rescue delivered a petition with 120,000 signatures to the government of Sierra Leone in a coordinated action.
World Pangolin Day events in Berlin and Leipzig
Pangolins are the most trafficked mammal in the world. Join us in taking action to protect them on World Pangolin Day in Berlin and Leipzig, Germany.