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  • 26.09.2011
    As part of the ongoing process to improve and strengthen our knowledge of Pacific Island species, a group of 12 local, regional and international scientists came together on 12 - 16 September to attend an IUCN Red List evaluation workshop at the...
  • 14.09.2011
    Across the Indus delta in Pakistan, at Keti Bundur, Siddiq Roonjha narrates the once prosperous economic history of the area, his recent battles with cyclones and sea storms as his home was inundated in front of his eyes; his precious belongings...
  • 04.08.2011
    From pensioners giving their precious R10, to donations of luxury accommodation and the gift of a life-size fibre-glass rhino, support for the world-first Skydive for Rhinos is pouring in from the Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) public and business...
  • 28.07.2011
    South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) – two IUCN Members – have joined the City of Cape Town and other partners in the rehabilitation of the penguin breeding site...
  • 27.06.2011
    The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011. 
  • 16.06.2011
    The regal Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx), which was hunted to near extinction, is now facing a more secure future according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Its wild population now stands at 1,000 individuals.  
  • 09.06.2011
    Northern bald ibis is one of the most endangered bird species in the world.
  • 08.06.2011
    MFF-India extends its deadline for concept notes under the Small Grants Projects till Monday, June 27, 2011
  • 06.02.2011
    The Saiga Conservation Alliance in cooperation with the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan (ACBK) launched the Saiga Celebration Day, a major event aimed at community involvement in Saiga Antelope conservation. ACBK staff...
  • 27.10.2010
    The most comprehensive assessment of the world’s vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. However, the situation would be worse were it not for current global conservation efforts, according to a study launched...

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