Species

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Species” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade. The FLoD initiative excelled/demonstrated success in bringing out...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade (IWT). In 2016, IIED , IUCN and partners[1] launched the Local Communities: First Line of Defense against Illegal...
The Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI) has just launched its Strategic Plan for 2019-2024. The plan, which will help IBRRI fulfill its aim...
Broadly, these objectives are to share knowledge, ensure the conservation of key wetland species, help develop and strengthen policy on wetlands, raise awareness and promote education, and ensure...
IUCN Pakistan, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Thar Foundation formalised a joint collaboration, to undertake biodiversity conservation...
The first initiative under this partnership aims to protect endangered vulture species in the region, through both in-situ and ex-situ methods of conservation over a period of three years. The...
IUCNSSC Hoverfly Specialist Group (HSG) was established in 2018. It brings together the experts around the world dealing with hoverflies, which will...
Co-chairs: Ante Vujić and Francis GilbertRed List Authority Coordinator: Leendert-Jan van der EntWebsite  
Tigers, Habitats and People The Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation (ITHCP) or ‘Tiger Programme‘ is an initiative funded by the German Cooperation via KfW Development Bank, which contributes to...
IUCN is saddened by the death of Dr Bradnee Chambers, international expert on environmental governance and Executive Secretary of IUCN partner...
Dr Chambers died on 23 January 2019 after a short illness. “We are deeply saddened by the death of Dr Chambers, a dedicated expert in the field of environmental governance and leading influencer in...
The first Advisory Committee for the Thailand Bio-Diversity Network Alliance (B-DNA) was held on January 17 at the IUCN Asia in Bangkok, Thailand.
Six out of eight committee members, including representatives from academic institutions, governmental agencies, and NGOs, attended the meeting. The Advisory Committee will act as an impartial multi...
The aims of the IUCN SSC Otter Specialist Group are to provide leadership for the conservation of all otter species (Lutrinae), determine and review...
IUCN SSC Otter Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Nicole Duplaix and Anna LoyRed List Authority Coordinator: Syed Ainul HussainNewsletterWebsite2016-2017 Otter SG Report
IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (ASG) is the world's leading body of scientific and practical expertise on the status and conservation of all...
IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group Co-chairs: Philippe Chardonnet and David MallonRed List Authority Coordinator: David MallonProgramme Officer: Tania Gilbert   Newsletter2016-2017 Antelope SG...
On 24th to 27th September IUCN conducted field investigations at the Xe Champhone Ramsar wetlands in Champhone District, Savannakhet Province. The...
The landscape of the Xe Champhone Ramsar site has been severely modified due to expansion and encroachment of agricultural land around the wetlands. Increasing rice cultivation on wetland edges has...
Biodiversity & Protected Areas Photo: EcoMinga Climate Change Photo: M Calvo / IUCN Conservation...

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