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  • 04.06.2013
    A lot done, a lot more to do. That could be the Facebook status update for Ananya Mukherjee as she works to establish Vulture Safe Zones (VSZs) to help protect India’s remaining vulture populations.
  • 30.05.2013
    IUCN China along with representatives of Ministry of Environment Protection the UNDP, UNEP, students and media celebrated the International Day for Biodiversity at the Beijing Botanical Garden. IUCN President applauds China's efforts in biodiversity...
  • 28.05.2013
    With unprecedented species declines and more than 20,000 of the species assessed on The IUCN Red List threatened with extinction, IUCN and other organizations come together to support the achievement of a global biodiversity target to prevent...
  • 22.05.2013
    Today we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. Its theme, Water and Biodiversity, coincides with the designation of 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation and highlights the indispensible role of nature in our water...
  • 14.05.2013
    The first book to profile all species of primates, with illustrations of every species and insights into their role in nature and value to humans, has been launched today by Lynx Edicions in association with the International Union for the...
  • 10.05.2013
    World Migratory Bird Day is a global celebration that highlights the need for more protection of migratory birds and their habitats. This year’s theme is “networking for migratory birds” and as the largest professional global conservation network,...
  • 02.05.2013
    European Union countries should step up their conservation efforts and fully implement the "EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020" to prevent species from going extinct, according to a recent analysis of the European Red List coordinated by IUCN.
  • 29.04.2013
    Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2013 – At least 12% of groupers – globally-important food fish species that live on coral and rocky reefs – face extinction, putting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people around the world at risk, finds a...
  • 10.04.2013
    Daily news reports of poaching to fuel the international trade in rhino horn seem to paint a bleak future for many of the five rhinoceros species all listed as threatened by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It seems the pressure of hunting...
  • 03.04.2013
    In life, timing is everything. This is certainly true for the Critically Endangered pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) of north eastern India. Each December for the past 6 years, project director Goutam Narayan and project manager Parag Deka make the 200...

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