Governments, citizens and private actors all participate in conservation of nature.
From saving threatened and endangered plants and animals, to establishing and managing biosphere reserves and protected areas, conservation is about protecting species and ecosystems - natural resources upon which humans depend. DW presents an automated compilation of content touching on conservation.
Over 80 nations have gathered in Slovenia for the biennial International Whaling Commission meeting. Japan's controversial return to its "scientific" whale hunts and a possible whale sanctuary will likely top the docket.
The global trade in ornamental fish is multi-million dollar industry. But popular movies like "Finding Nemo" can help fuel the demand for colorful home aquariums. Kids in Germany have been waiting in anticipation for "Finding Dory," which features a forgetful tang fish. But conservationists and animal welfare activists have mixed feelings about it.