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Ganges River dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica)

Ganges River Dolphin in dire straits

Dolphin hotspots must be protected if the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) is to survive in the Brahmaputra river system, according to a recent study. …  

20 Jul 2009 | International news release

Malayan Pangolin (Manis javanica) 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status: Endangered

Toothless laws fail toothless anteaters

Rising demand for pangolins, mostly from mainland China, compounded by lax laws is wiping out the unique toothless anteaters from their native habitats in Southeast Asia, according to a group of leading pangolin experts. …  

14 Jul 2009 | International news release

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

Poaching crisis as rhino horn demand booms in Asia

Rhino poaching worldwide is poised to hit a 15-year-high driven by Asian demand for horns, according to new research. …  

09 Jul 2009 | International news release

Forest logging - Republic of Congo

Report urges forestry industry to tackle conflict with local people

Conflict between companies that profit from forests and local people who depend on them could be tackled by industry-led approaches but too few companies use them, says a report published today (8 July) by The Forests Dialogue (TFD), an international group of forest experts from business, environmental, academic and human rights groups. …  

08 Jul 2009 | International news release

Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus)

La crisis de la vida silvestre es peor que la crisis económica – dice la UICN

La vida en la Tierra está gravemente amenazada, pese al compromiso de los dirigentes mundiales de invertir la tendencia, según un análisis detallado de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN™. …   | English | French

02 Jul 2009 | International news release

A river in Los Katios National Park, Colombia 
by Jim Thorsell, January 1994

El Patrimonio Mundial en peligro - UICN

Según un informe publicado hoy por la UICN, la Lista de Sitios en Peligro del Patrimonio Mundial necesita un cambio radical para que continúe siendo una herramienta efectiva de conservación. …   | English

29 Jun 2009 | International news release

Fishes in the Barrier Reef World Heritage Site, Belize

La Gran Barrera de Coral de Belice y el Parque Nacional Los Katíos, en peligro

La Gran Barrera de Coral de Belice y el Parque Nacional Los Katíos en Colombia, ingresaron hoy a la Lista de Patrimonio Mundial en Peligro, por recomendación de la UICN. …   | English

27 Jun 2009 | International news release

The Wadden Sea became the 200 natural site on the World Heritage List.

Two new natural wonders on World Heritage List

The Wadden Sea, on the coast of Germany and the Netherlands, and the Dolomites mountains in Northern Italy have been inscribed on the World Heritage List, following IUCN’s recommendations. …  

26 Jun 2009 | International news release

Marrajo sardinero

Un tercio de los tiburones oceánicos están amenazados de extinción

El primer estudio para determinar el estado global de conservación de 64 especies de tiburones y rayas oceánicos (pelágicos) revela que el 32% están amenazadas de extinción, principalmente a causa de la sobrepesca. Ésta es la opinión del Grupo Especialista en Tiburones (SSG, sus siglas en inglés) de la UICN, la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza. …   | English | French

25 Jun 2009 | International news release

Nespresso and IUCN: exploring opportunities

IUCN teams up with Nespresso

Nestlé Nespresso SA, launches Ecolaboration™, a platform for sustainable innovation, committing itself to three major targets that will significantly enhance its sustainability performance by 2013. …  

22 Jun 2009 | International news release