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International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) conservation assessments are another deliverable, and "these will be used to produce an [Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered] EDGE list of the most threatened and evolutionary distinct species in the Detarioideae group," states Dr Forest.

A new guidance note was developed to assist in the evaluation and implementation of nature-based solutions for flood risk management, and is available in ... and benefited from inputs and review of major engineering and environmental partners, including the Army Corps of Engineers, IUCN and UNEP.
The Yangtze River porpoise is listed as endangered on the International Union for the Conservation (IUCN) of Nature's "Red List". The biggest threats are pollution from riverside industry, boat strikes, and getting caught in gillnets or other fishing gear. In 2015, China relocated a number of the ...

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world's most widely used information source on a species' conservation status, may soon get a makeover. The Red List measures the decline in populations of plants and animals, and classifies species into groups on the basis of their extinction risk. But what ...
News about conservation often seems like an endless battle to merely slow the decline of nature. Each year, lists such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) red list and the Unesco list of World Heritage In Danger grow, as more and more plants and animals inch closer ...
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 04th, 2018, in line with its agenda to implement a Child-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction approach ...
If convicted, the suspects, who are 32 and 41, could face up to five-years in jail under Indonesia's conservation laws, he added. Bornean and Sumatran orangutans are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The Sumatran orangutan population is ...
It comes from a man named Baba Dioum, who was born in Senegal. He went to France for forestry schooling before returning to Senegal and becoming the country's Director General of Water and Forestry. During the 1968 International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), ...
As a conservation issue, this pales in comparison to overfishing. In fact, out of all the species of sharks and rays evaluated as Endangered or Critically Endangered by the IUCN Red list, only one lists the ornamental fish trade as a major threat: Potamotrygon tigrina, one of the colorful species of river ...
The idea for the register was conceived and conceptualized at the University of Auckland where the New Zealand office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Invasive Species Specialist Group has been hosted for over two decades. GRIIS, presented in the newly-published Scientific ...
There are several videos online of people abusing striped hyenas, with wire muzzles, repeated kicking, boulders—not the type of stuff you want to see. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the species is “near threatened.” From India and the Middle East to southeast Africa ...
Also to enjoy and recognise the importance of wildlife and wilderness for humans and other species alike. One of the leading organisations in the field is the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). After spending a week at the IUCN headquarters, in Gland, I learnt a bit more about what they ...
Often the biggest fish are the most fertile and catching them further exacerbates the issue of dwindling stock. In total, more than 90 species on the IGFA's world record database are listed as threatened with extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), including the great white ...
Christopher Dunn, executive director of the Cornell Botanic Gardens, will be the inaugural chair of the new U.S. National Committee of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The new committee joins an existing global network of 75 national and regional committees to advance ...

One inter-governmental organization on Trump's cutting block is the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) best known for its global Red List, the go-to resource for the status of endangered species planet-wide. Over the past four years the U.S. contributed between 5 and 9 percent of the ...
Often referred to as the Godfather of conservation in Bhutan, he founded RSPN at the command of the Fourth King of Bhutan in 1987, primarily to protect ... Thirty years on, although it is still listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN, the crane's population has apparently increased or stabilised in recent years.
Munguti said four out of the eight vulture species found in Kenya are now listed as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Two other species of the bird are listed as endangered. Munguti added that vultures have often been negatively portrayed and this has ...
Seychelles' Aldabra and Vallee de Mai conservation outlooks have been deemed 'good with some concerns' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in one of their reports published late last year. Released during the United Nation climate change conference that took place in Bonn, ...
After new population studies, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature has uplisted the Kea from Vulnerable to Endangered. New Zealand's only Alpine Parrot species, the Kea, has been officially declared Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The large, green ...
The study reveals that kittiwakes and gannets are among a number of seabirds that have now joined the red list of under-threat birds drawn up by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Dr Ian Burfield, global science coordinator at Birdlife International which carried out the study for IUCN ...
News about endangered species often worries people. But on December 5, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, had some good news. In publishing its yearly "Red List" of endangered species it noted some success for two kinds of New Zealand birds. The IUCN said the Okarito ...
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature upgraded the Okarito kiwi and the Northern Brown kiwi from endangered to vulnerable thanks to New ... The IUCN is made up of government and non-government experts whose scientific assessments of the risks to species are subject to independent ...
Researchers last month declared it the world's eighth great ape species, distinguishing it from the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) and the Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), both of which are also deemed Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The report ...
Climate change is threatening UNESCO World Heritage sites all over the world. At the Bonn Climate Change Conference (COP23) in November, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) presented its report “IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2” where it warned about this increasing threat, ...
BirdLife International, together with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (BirdLife in Ethiopia) form the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) investment in the Eastern ...
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature outlines the connection between climate change and invasive species. ... A 2017 study in the journal Nature Communications found that over one third of all introductions in the past 200 years occurred after 1970 and the rate of introductions is showing ...
According to the updated IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) red list, here are the species that were marked as “EXTINCT”. Christmas Island Pipistrelle(Pipistrellus murrayi). Christmas Island Pipistrelle : This small bat found exclusively on Christmas Island, Australia was listed as critically ...
In a rare piece of good news, the International Union for Conservation of Nature [IUCN] praised New Zealand for its success in turning around the fortunes of two ... as a result of rising human populations, economic development and drastic changes in the natural environment caused by global warming, the IUCN said.
The Coalition is comprised of several non-profit conservation organisations and several international organisations such as the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), and the Explorer's Club, an international, multi-disciplinary ...
... deepwater ecosystems and seamounts. Protecting these areas, identified by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a top research and conservation priority, “could likely yield higher conservation, food security, and climate resilience value than most other areas of the high seas.” ...
A golden monkey stays in the forest in Volcanoes National Park, northwestern Rwanda, on Dec. 25, 2017. Golden Monkey is listed as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). According to IUCN, Golden Monkey has a small distribution range and is found only in ...
News about endangered species often worries people. But on December 5, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, had some good news. In publishing its yearly "Red List" of endangered species it noted some success for two kinds of New Zealand birds. The IUCN said the Okarito ...
Researchers last month declared it the world's eighth great ape species, distinguishing it from the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) and the Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), both of which are also deemed Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The report ...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has said that without the conservation of wild crops, relatives of those used in agriculture, they face extinction which could have disastrous effects on global food supplies. More than 20 wild species of rice, yam, and wheat have been listed as ...
Asian dolphins a step closer to extinction, says IUCN ... TOKYO: The International Union for Conservation of Nature said on Tuesday it had changed the status of the Irrawaddy dolphin and finless porpoise, both living in Asian waters, to "endangered" from "vulnerable", meaning they are closer to extinction.
In a rare piece of good news, the International Union for Conservation of Nature [IUCN] praised New Zealand for its success in turning around the fortunes of two species of kiwi, prompting it to upgrade them from endangered to vulnerable. The struggle for survival among at-risk animals – and now crops ...
Dr. Christoph Schwitzer, director of conservation at Bristol Zoological Society and the deputy chair of the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, served as lead ...
... and is on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) list of endangered species. According to IUCN, there are between 12,000 ...
... bear — Ursus arctos isabellinus — is listed as “critically endangered” on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Red List.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, there are only 1,700 breeding pairs of the birds, which are also ...
KARACHI: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan organised the closing ceremony of its USAID funded project titled: ...
The PBOLP nonprofit collaborated with Mexican conservation ... Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have recommended that at least 30 ...
This week, IUCN officially approved the Green List Standard, a global benchmark to improve nature conservation and biodiversity in protected ...
The first assessment of IUCN World Heritage sites since 2014 shows that ... The International Union for Conservation of Nature advises the ...
... endangered freshwater turtles and is listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as Critically Endangered, ...
... have been hunted extensively for their fins, and are listed as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Climate change imperils one in four natural heritage sites, says IUCN ... Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which released the report at ...


 

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