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IUCN SSC Asian Rhino Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
Asian Rhinos are threatened by the loss of forest, grasslands and marshland, usually caused by logging, agriculture or house-building. The IUCN SSC Asian Rhino Specialist Group (AsRSG) fosters ...

Asian Rhinos are threatened by the loss of forest, grasslands and marshland, usually caused by logging, agriculture or house-building. The IUCN SSC Asian Rhino Specialist Group (AsRSG) fosters conservation and management of three species of Asian Rhinos and their habitats.

Group leadership

Dr Bibhab TALUKDAR

Chair

Bibhab Talukdar is a conservation biologist and involved in field research and applied conservation measures to secure rhinos in Asia. He is one of the founders of Aaranyak, a NGO based in India and ...

Bibhab Talukdar is a conservation biologist and involved in field research and applied conservation measures to secure rhinos in Asia. He is one of the founders of Aaranyak, a NGO based in India and currently the Secretary General & CEO of the organisation. He is also the Senior Advisor to International Rhino Foundation for Asian Rhinos

Dr Susie ELLIS

Red List Authority Coordinator

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Asian Rhino Specialist Group
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