Mammals

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Mammals” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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In celebration of World Pangolin Day, Dan Challender, IUCN Programme Officer for Sustainable Use and Trade of Wildlife and Chair of the IUCN Species...
Saturday 17th February 2018 is World Pangolin Day and the 6th birthday of the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group, also known as the Pangolin SG. World Pangolin Day provides a perfect opportunity to...
The AfESG Secretariat is based at the offices of IUCN ESARO in Nairobi, Kenya.  The Secretariat is staffed by a Programme Officer and an Administrative Officer, overseen by the AfESG's Chair. Chair...
Afrotheria (literally, "African mammal") includes seven groups of mammals with little superficial resemblance to one another: elephants,...
IUCN SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group Co-Chair Galen B. Rathbun  IUCN SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group Co-Chair Andrew Taylor Coordinator, Red List Authority...
IUCN WCPA/SSC Joint Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force
IUCN WCPA/SSC Task Force Group Leaders Erich HOYT         Giuseppe NOTARBARTOLO DI SCIARA Twitter: @ErichHoyt;  Web: erichhoyt.com; cetaceanhabitat.org; ...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15th December 2017 — An average of 20 tonnes of pangolins and their parts have been trafficked internationally every year...
The report was released in the wake of the world’s largest ever pangolin seizure, when China announced the seizure of 11.9 tonnes of scales from a ship in Shenzen last month. Known as the world’s...
North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have come together to work with IUCN on an environmental...
The proposed 800MW combined-cycle plant is being financed by the ADB to help Bangladesh achieve its goal of providing power to the remaining 20 percent of its population that currently is without....
In 2000, IUCN Bangladesh first published the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ Bangladesh. Fifteen years later, the list has been updated...
During the assessment process, 160 assessors in Bangladesh assessed 1,619 species and categorised 390 threatened species: 56 are Critically Endangered (CR), 181 are Endangered (EN), 153 are...
A team of international scientists, including IUCN experts, have described a new species of orangutan found in Indonesia. 
The newly described Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) exists in an isolated population of around 800 individuals in the Batang Toru forests in Sumatra, Indonesia. The species occurs only in...
Apparently unrelated, there are some similarities between responding to climate change and managing human-elephant conflicts. To make human-elephant...
The earth’s climate has rapidly been changing over the recent decades because of our carbon-based development and destruction of nature. We have three major responses to that change. Responses to...
Appearing somewhat like a cross between an anteater and a lizard, and rolling into a ball when threatened, the pangolin looks like nothing else on...
Globally, the number of trafficked pangolin confiscations has increased significantly since 2006.  In Viet Nam, however, law enforcement officials do not report the confiscations or transfer the...
On International Tiger Day we look at how IUCN's tiger programme is helping humans and tigers coexist – and making sure these magnificent predators...
In partnership with the European Commission, IUCN’s SOS – Save Our Species (SOS) is delighted to confirm the first ten projects for funding through...
This first phase of funding totals more than EUR 2 million and comes after an initial call for proposals earlier in 2017. It will support projects in 8 countries targeting 8 species including lions,...

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