Blog | 21 Mar, 2022
Ever since I can recall I’ve had a love of animals. My earliest memory is chasing baby King Quail around my parents’ Melbourne backyard, as they had escaped through the wire, and being all so careful in picking them up before putting them back in the aviary with their parents.
Story | 07 Jun, 2019
IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage, recommends for three natural sites to be listed as “World Heritage in danger”: the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, Mexico’s Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California and the Ohrid region in North Macedonia.
Story | 06 Mar, 2019
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the local context, are critical in the prevention and mitigation of Human-Elephant Conflict (HEC).…
Story | 19 Apr, 2018
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to teach Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's Kutupalong Camp, the world’s largest refugee settlement, how to react when elephants enter their camps. …
Story | 15 Jul, 2016
In 2000, IUCN Bangladesh first published the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ Bangladesh. Fifteen years later, the list has been updated including two invertebrate groups: crustaceans and butterflies. A total of 1,619 animal…