International Union for Conservation of Nature

Type: Organization
Name: International Union for Conservation of Nature (World Conservation Union, IUCN)
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

US-backed alliance to protect Ha Long Bay

HCM CITY (VNS)— The Ha Long Bay Alliance, a joint public-private effort between US and Vietnamese government officials, private-sector business partners and key local and national stakeholders, was launched yesterday by the US Embassy in co-operation ... [Published Viet Nam News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Saudi prince kills 2,100 threatened birds in Pakistan: report

The hunting party of Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud killed the birds in January in Chagai district of the south-western province of Balochistan province, Dawn newspaper reported, citing local forestry officials.The prince shot 1,977 birds ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Quran’s Commandments on Environment Protection Are for All Humanity

The commandments of the holy Quran on the necessity of protecting the environment are not for Muslims only but for all humanity.Fatimah Saleh al-Khulaifi, project manager of Qatar Quranic Garden, made the remark on Tuesday while addressing the international ... [Published IQNA - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

On Earth Day, how we play a role in extinction

A white rhinoceros. Photo by Wikimedia user CoralieThere are more than 40,000 endangered species in the world — plants, animals, mollusks, reptiles, etc. — according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources’s Red List ... [Published PBS - 21 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Fiji leads the way in mangrove protection

By Online Editor3:58 pm GMT+12, 23/04/2014, FijiWhen it comes to the protection of mangroves – Fiji is still way ahead of other Pacific countries.And with the need for greater awareness on the importance of mangroves,Government has set up a committee ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

On Earth Day, how we play a role in extinction | The Rundown

A white rhinoceros. Photo by Wikimedia user CoralieThere are more than 40,000 endangered species in the world — plants, animals, mollusks, reptiles, etc. — according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources’s Red List[1].How ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Harper government's move on humpback whale is an epic fail

For months now, Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline proposal has had some momentum on its side. In December, a federal joint review panel recommended it be given the green light. That buttressed an already forceful economic case for the pipeline: ... [Published Globe and Mail - 18 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Photographer J.J. L'Heureux Set to Particpate in Endangered Species Exhibit!

This Saturday, April 26th the work of renowned photographer J.J. L’Heureux will be featured in a group exhibition at G2 Gallery entitled “On the Brink.”Showcasing images of over 200 endangered species by twenty-five renowned photographers, the exhibit ... [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Save the Sumatran Tiger With a Song

Spread this song and help save the majestic Sumatran tiger.The Smithsonian National Zoo is marking Earth Day Tuesday with a unique effort promoting one of its most endangered—and most powerful—animals, enlisting the help of 400 “influencers” to raise ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Progress in setting up one of the world's biggest marine parks in Cook

Plans to set up a marine park or Mare Moana, in the south of Cook Islands by next year, are well under way.It's a first for Cook Islands and promises to be one of the world's biggest marine reserves once it's established.The International Union for the ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Open day workshop and General Assembly of the IUCN Spanish National Committee, May 15-17

21 April 2014 | EventIt is from the 15th to the 17th of May in Plasencia, a Spanish municipality of Cáceres province, that the IUCN Spanish National Committee organizes an open day workshop and the General Assembly of IUCN Members. The first objective ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop towards a Species Conservation Strategy for Turkey, Istanbul, 26 – 27 April 2014

21 April 2014 | EventAround 200 participants will attend the Workshop towards a Species Conservation Strategy for Turkey, organized by the T.R. Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks in Istanbul, ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 21 2014]

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"The prince's actions are the equivalent of your house guest, repaying your warm reception by playing cricket in your living room; and grinning broadly as he poses for a picture next to a pile of broken furniture and fine china" the paper said in a comment online
...Creation Design Pte Ltd, an interior design and renovation company in Singapore, as a sponsor of the Environmental Blogger of the Year category. "Sky Creation Design Pte Ltd has a firm commitment to the environment and we are proud to sponsor this category and recognise the far-reaching influence citizen journalism has on society, especially with regard to pressing issues like the environment. The Awards is aligned to our operations and ethics, given that we make it a point to employ sustainable materials and environmentally-sound designs in our work" said Dr Sky Tan, Chief Executive Officer of Sky Creation
"Quang Ninh Province has always paid attention to preserve and properly explore Ha Long Bay. With establishment of the Alliance, we will further enhance our capacity to manage and protect the bay" said Vu Thi Thu Thuy, deputy chairwoman of the provincial People's Committee
"If it's illegal for Pakistanis to kill these birds why should the Arab sheikhs be allowed to do it?"

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IUCN condemns attack on Virunga’s Chief Warden [Published EnviroLib - Apr 17 2014]
IUCN is deeply shocked by the news of the violent attack on Virunga National Park’s Chief Warden Emmanuel de Merode, which took place yesterday. IUCN – News ...
Scientists Rank World's Most 'Evolutionarily Di... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Apr 15 2014]
HoatzinGeoff Gallice Is a bird more worth saving from extinction if it is evolutionarily unique, as well as physically rare? That's one challenging question raised by newly published research that factors together the distinct ...
Climate Change Causes Chain Reaction in Ecosystems [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 15 2014]
EcoWatch: A collaborative study released yesterday involving scientists from the Cambridge Conservation Initiative has shown that climate change is altering species distributions and populations, seemingly through shifting interactions between species ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsApril 6, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , GCF , WG2 ...
Bad news for Europe’s bumblebees [Published EnviroLib - Apr 02 2014]
Twenty four percent of European bumblebee species are threatened with extinction according to a recent study assessing the species group at the European level. IUCN – News ...
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