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  • 06.02.2012
    More than 12,000 indigenous tree seedlings have been planted in Kenya, both on farms and on communal land. The zonal tree planting day in Sagalla, in the south of the country, was officially launched on 6 May 2011 at the Sagalla Primary School. The...
  • 06.02.2012
    On 26 November 2010 the Nepalese Government declared Dang District as the country`s first "Diclofenac Free District". Diclofenac is a veterinary drug widely used across South Asia to treat livestock. It has been identified as the principal cause of...
  • 06.02.2012
    A new harlequin toad species was found during one of SOS field projects in Chocó / Colombia. “To find a new species is incredible - and very important”, says Robin Moore of Conservation International, project leader.  
  • 01.02.2012
    Fred Burton heads a mission in the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands to rescue the iconic Grand Cayman Blue Iguana from extinction. His story is a rare thing in conservation: success on a shoestring.
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  • 16.01.2012
    In Africa, millions will suffer from climate change impacts on agriculture, water availability, ecosystem services and biodiversity. It's urgent for countries in the region to take action to reduce vulnerability and enhance local communities'...
  • 11.01.2012
    The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ website has a brand new feature designed to facilitate the exploration and visualization of species distribution ranges.
  • 31.12.2011
    Bangladesh formed its National Coordinating Body for Mangroves for the Future initiative and initiated the consultation process for preparing a draft National Strategy and Action Plan for MFF. IUCN Bangladesh worked closely with Bangladesh Forest...
  • 22.11.2011
    Europe's natural heritage is showing an alarming decline, according to new research published today. The European Red List, a part of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, assessed a considerable portion of Europe’s native fauna and flora,...
  • 16.11.2011
    Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to...

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