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  • White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

    Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction – IUCN Red List


    North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations, while the loss of wilderness areas and poaching are contributing to the declining numbers of five African antelope species, according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.
  • Fishermen in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    World gears up to boost ocean protection as global congress opens in Chile


    Protecting the ocean from growing threats so that it can continue to feed communities around the world is the focus of the Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4), hosted by Chile’s Ministry of the Environment and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), opening today in La Serena, Chile.
  • Horses, Mongolia

    Climate action and global food security depend on healthy drylands – IUCN


    Failure to up investment in protecting and restoring drylands – soils in particular – could put future food supplies at risk and hamper efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change, says IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature ahead of the 13th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP13), which opens on Wednesday in Ordos, China.
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