Monthly Archives: May 2010

Conservation success: Eight-fold increase of turtle nesting on Cousin Island

Cousin Island Special Reserve has recorded a phenomenal eight-fold increase in abundance of nesting hawksbill turtles since the early 1970s based on new analysis of data, a scientific paper published in the Endangered Species Research journal has revealed. The increase is directly attributed to the ongoing turtle conservation program on Cousin started in 1972. “These […]

World governments fail to deliver on 2010 biodiversity target

“Governments have failed to deliver on the commitments they made in 2002: biodiversity is still being lost as fast as ever”  Says Dr Stuart Butchart, of BirdLife International. Listen to Dr Stuart Butchart being interviewed about the failure to meet the 2010 Biodiversity targets [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/l8mEr1PhHPU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] More of this story at […]