HIV and Infectious Diseases HIV is a virus that compromises the body’s immune system, allowing other infections to take root. To control HIV, we must control infections affecting people with the virus.
Protecting Our Wildlife Filmmaker, explorer and conservationist Celine Cousteau introduces her work as an ambassador for The TreadRight Foundation and their mission to fight wildlife crime and improve the treatment of wildlife by the travel and tourism sector.
Protecting Our Wildlife Illegal wildlife trafficking is a multi-billion-dollar trade. The Global Environment Facility (GEF), the UK government, and the World Bank are uniting to tackle poaching, trafficking and demand.
Protecting Our Wildlife Wildlife trafficking is one of the biggest threats facing many of the world’s species, driven by an insatiable demand for products like ivory, rhino horn, pangolin scales and tiger bones.
Protecting Our Wildlife Many species around the world are still under severe threat and remain Critically Endangered. According to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, more than 26,500 global species are threatened with extinction.
Protecting Our Wildlife Elephants don’t always make good neighbours. Just ask a distraught farmer after he has woken to find his crop has been flattened. Or, worse, after a beloved child has been injured or even killed, trying to ward the mighty animals away from the fields.
Protecting Our Wildlife It is a horrifying thought that just during my lifetime – since the start of the 1970s – well over half of all mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds have disappeared from our planet.