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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African elephants are confronted with habitat loss and degradation and increasing levels of human – elephant conflict. Management authorities in sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly turning to...
On this year’s International Day of Forests (21 March), the Government of Bangladesh has unveiled two new publications on Asian Elephants in the...
IUCN has recently investigated the total number of resident wild elephants in Bangladesh and it gives an official estimate of 268 elephants, all residing in south-eastern forest areas of the country...
In addition to providing technical advice to CITES Parties, facilitating African Elephant Meetings, and working with MIKE and ETIS on the illegal ivory supply chain, the AfESG has also contributed to...
IUCN has released a detailed report on whale protection measures implemented by Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. during a seismic survey...
Major seismic surveys were conducted last summer to provide the energy industry with better understanding of changes in Sakhalin’s offshore oil and gas reserves. In such surveys, air guns towed...
Simon saw his first bear in the wild when he was seven. There was "a moment that captured my imagination and gave birth to my passion for bears". By...
To protect this majestic animal from loss of habitat by loggers, Simon chose to create a coalition. He grouped his friends and classmates together and formed an association, which eventually spread...
A significant donation from a private Geneva-based foundation will boost efforts to protect Madagascar’s endemic lemurs, 94% of which are threatened...
The donation will allow IUCN to implement – through the SOS - Save Our Species initiative – the Lemur Conservation Strategy, and to provide grants to civil society organisations for the...
The jackal is a medium-sized predator, a bit larger than the fox, but smaller than its closer relative, the wolf. Its distribution covers most of the...
Unofficial data indicate the species occurrence as north as Estonia where jackals have been spotted on several occasions. As a result of this sudden expansion, European zoologists decided to dedicate...
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Project title: JaibikMap: Nepal’s Biodiversity and Climate Change Tool for the Future Location: Nepal Duration: January 2017 - December 2018 Project background: One of the greatest risks to Nepal’...
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The first ports of call for the ASG are the two Co-chairs: Philippe Chardonnet Director, Fondation Internationale pour la Sauvegarde de la Faune 15 rue de Teheran Paris, F-75008  France Phone: +33 1...
The ASG will continue to provide sound scientific and technical advice to aid in decision-making and conservation action, as well as focusing on capacity building to help the Antelope Range States...

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