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Sumatran orangutan

New ape population, environments and surveys database

The new Ape Populations, Environments and Surveys (A.P.E.S.) database, has just been launched, and can be accessed on the A.P.E.S. website at http://gis.eva.mpg.de. It is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group. …  

13 Mar 2007 | News story

Palm tree

Waqf for Water Video Promotes New Prospects for Innovative Funding

A new video film on Waqf for Water has been produced by IUCN WESCANA in cooperation with InWent. This 8-minute video film promotes new prospects for innovative funding of water projects that can be of benefit to the water critical crisis in the region. …  

08 Mar 2007 | News story

Black grouper,near threatened due to fishing on its spawning aggregation.

Twenty coral reef fishes threatened with extinction

Twenty species of grouper, a globally important group of 162 coral reef food fishes, are threatened with extinction unless management or conservation measures are introduced. …  

06 Mar 2007 | News story

Governance of shared waters

El Centro de Derecho Ambiental y la Oficina Regional de UICN para Mesoamérica presentan el libro Gobernanza de aguas compartidas: aspectos jurídicos e institucionales, el cual es un esfuerzo conjunto que recoge los aportes del diálogo sobre gobernanza de cuencas compartidas celebrado en Ciudad de Guatemala en septiembre de 2004 y organizado por la Unidad de gestión del agua de la UICN-Mesoamérica. …   | Spanish

05 Mar 2007 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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