Victory for forests: Rosewood gets enhanced protection at wildlife summit

Shreya Dasgupta — All rosewood species that belong to Dalbergia genus have been placed under CITES protection in an attempt to clampdown on the billion-dollar illegal rosewood trade. The multi-billion-dollar

Rare Wood Rules Tightened; to What Avail?

BY ZSOMBOR PETER — Delegates at a major international conference to regulate the trade of endangered species have agreed to tighten the rules around Siamese rosewood, a favorite of Cambodia’s

Huff Post: Fighting Climate Change From 36,000 Feet

By Michael Jenkins — A few years from now, every time you squeeze into an airplane seat, you could be helping protect the world’s tropical forests. That’s because the airline

Huff Post Op-Ed: Grow Native Plants: Help birds and eliminate fall garden chores

By David Yarnold — Ruby-throated Hummingbird at a Eupatorium flower. Photo: Carmen Elia/Audubon photography Awards. What’s one thing you can do to help birds and cut down on mowing, pruning

AP: Obama: Oceans Key to Protecting Planet From Climate Change

By KEVIN FREKING – President Barack Obama said Thursday that he created the Atlantic Ocean’s first national monument because the planet cannot be protected without trying to safeguard its oceans. Obama