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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... Read more
IUCN has recently updated the Red List of Bangladesh by assessing 1619 species from seven animal groups. This article for the first time records the...
The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM helps us to understand the extinction risk of species at global to national scales. After completing the assessment against a set of criteria, a species is... Read more
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... Read more
Project title: Watershed conservation and restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya Location: Puwakpitiya, Knuckles... Read more
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) is a science-based network of more than 10,000 volunteer experts from almost every country of the world, all working together towards achieving the vision... Read more
IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and Species (CAS) The CAS programme draws on... Read more
With funds from a number of organisations, including the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), a grant-making mechanism led by IUCN in the Indo...
A proposed power transmission line at the edge of the Tonle Sap Floodplain Protected Landscape (TSFPL), which might be constructed as early as next year, would pose a new threat to the Critically... Read more
IUCN Bangladesh with the support of Bangladesh Forest Department established the country’s first-ever Vulture Rescue Centre in November 2016. The...
After months of treatment and care, eight Himalayan Griffon vultures were released back into the wild by IUCN Bangladesh and Bangladesh Forest Department. The vultures were cared for in the temporary... Read more
Latest issues from the IUCN Species Survival Commission and the IUCN Species Programme. IUCN SSC Species e-bulletin March 2017 IUCN SSC Species e-bulletin February 2017 IUCN SSC Species e-... Read more
The Thailand Environmental Education Center (EEC) organised the first “Fighting Extinction Day” on 2 April 2017 to present research findings from the...
The project was launched in April 2016 with three main objectives: 1.     To develop children and youth into environmentalists and conservation leaders, and to inspire the... Read more
Call for Proposals IUCN, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and CEPF are pleased to invite local and international civil... Read more
The AfESG, with funding from CITES MIKE through the European Commission, studied the elephant meat trade in four countries in Central Africa.   Summary Study Elephant meat trade in Central... Read more

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