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Wendy Foden of IUCN's Species Programme

Leading a preemptive strike

Many of us have seen heart-wrenching images of starving polar bears clinging to rapidly-melting ice sheets but how many of us realise that this iconic species is just one of thousands of animals and plants for which climate change could sound the death knell? One of the people alerting decision makers to the situation and spurring action to reverse it is Wendy Foden of IUCN’s Species Programme. …  

28 Oct 2010 | News story