Commission statement | 2020
This IUCN SSC Position Statement was prepared by the Chair and members of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force in July 2020. At the time of writing, the Task Force is also preparing a comprehensive technical policy and advisory document, the IUCN SSC Guidelines…
Commission statement | 2018
As a globally threatened and endemic species, the decision for mass culls is of great concern to the IUCN Species Survival Commission and conservation organisations worldwide since a reduction in population increases the bat’s risk of extinction.
In July 2018, a reassessment of the…
Commission statement | 2014
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) hereby outlines its position in relation to the increasing incidence and scale of the use of poison causing catastrophic declines in wildlife populations across Africa.
There is increasing evidence that agricultural pesticides are being misused…
Commission statement | 1989
IUCN holds that all research on or affecting a threatened species carries a moral responsibility for the preservation or enhancement of the survival of that species. Conservation of the research resource is clearly in the interest of the researchers.