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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate 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...
From 1-10 September 2016, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brought top scientists and academics together with world leaders and decision makers...
The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving...
Climate Change Specialist Group Chair: Wendy Foden Website Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Chair: Onnie Byers Newsletter Website Conservation Genetics Specialist...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Mammal Groups, including links to their websites.   Please note that the menu on the left provides links to the groups who...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Plants and Fungi Groups.   The menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites. The individual groups...
Engaging communities as partners in combatting illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is increasingly recognized as critical, but has proven difficult to operationalize in a meaningful and sustainable manner...
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Caribbean, 20 June 2017 (IUCN) -The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN...
The two videos – a short two and a half minutes and longer 10 minutes production – introduce viewers to the Nagoya Protocol and what it will mean for them individually and the Caribbean as a whole....
A Family of Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkeys
A community-based conservation programme in northeastern Viet Nam is actively involving indigenous communities in Ha Giang and Cao Bang Province to...
In the two provinces, communities rely on the forest’s vital resources for their survival, utilising it more and more for agriculture, livestock grazing, timber logging and non-timber forestry...
White-rumped Vulture in Habiganj, Bangladesh
The primary reason for the recent massive decline in vulture population is the use of harmful non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used as...
Over the last couple of years, Bangladesh has achieved some major milestones in its effort to conserve vultures. One of them is the approval of Bangladesh Vulture Conservation Action Plan (2016−2025...
Her Excellency Right Honourable President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari
President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari met with Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today at...
An IUCN State Member since 1974, Nepal has collaborated with IUCN on the design and implementation of national policies, strategies and guidelines relating to the environment and development. Most...

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