International Union for Conservation of Nature

Type: Organization
Name: International Union for Conservation of Nature (World Conservation Union, IUCN)
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

‘Living fossils’ on the verge of extinction

LAHORE: Though turtles are resilient specie and they are considered living fossils for their adaptability to their environment, they are facing imminent threat to their survival in Pakistan because of human activity and their mass killing and smuggli ... [Published DAWN Group - 53 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Greens aghast at sourcing leaves for rituals

PUNE: Among the essential ingredients for rituals during the Ganesh festival are the leaves of 21 plants. Some, like the leaves of the tulsi plant, can be found in nearly every home, but others have to be specially brought, sometimes from other state ... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Naples Zoo Welcomes Giraffe Expert To Talk About Saving the Little Known Giraffe

PRWebNaples Zoo is welcoming the dynamic Dr. Julian Fennessy, Executive Director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, to share his passion to protect giraffes. Although one of our worlds most beloved animals, limited research has been done on these ... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

IUCN signs Memorandum Of Understanding with the Global Tiger Forum

12 September 2014 | ArticleOn 13 August 2014, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) joined hands with the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) by signing an MoU to complement ongoing efforts for conserving tigers in the wild. GTF is an inter-governmental ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ousteri Lake, India is 15th Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu

Ousteri Lake, a wetland known for sometime as an important feeding and breeding ground of several bird species has been declared as a bird sanctuary by the Tamil Nadu government taking the number of protected areas in the Southern Indian state to 4 wildlife ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Blue whale washed ashore at Bhiwandi

The body of the marine mammalIt is said to have died due to high levels of toxicity after Ganesh visarjanA critically endangered species of Humpback blue whale was found washed at the Bhiwandi creek by a group of zoologists on Thursday. The whale, which ... [Published Asian Age - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

India Plans to Save Endangered Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard, one of the most elusive wild cats in the world and one of the most endangered has got the Indian government’s attention. In an effort to revive the species population a special conservation program is being drafted that will help save the ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

'Male Japanese pornstars rarer than Bengal tigers'

A Japanese pornstar who has appeared in over 7,000 adult films in his career said that male Japanese porn actors are rarer than Bengal tigers.Shimiken, who is considered the 'King' of Japanese adult entertainment, tweeted: "There are only 70 or so male ... [Published India Today - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Longview police jail man for eating ‘threatened’ species of turtle

A Longview man was released from jail Tuesday after catching and eating a “threatened” species of turtle.Timothy Anderson, 36, caught an alligator snapping turtle at the Sabine River on April 25, 2013, Gregg County Game Warden Todd Long told News-Journal ... [Published News-Journal - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

INVITATION: European protected areas: Why do they matter in the global context?

02 September 2014 | News storyThe EU contribution to the IUCN World Parks Congress 201426 September 2014, 14-16.30, Committee of the Regions, BrusselsThis preparatory event, organized by the IUCN Brussels office, aims to engage EU policymakers and stakeholders ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

2 rare elephants dead, tusks gone

BANDA ACEH (INDONESIA) - Two critically-endangered Sumatran elephants have been found dead in Indonesia's Aceh province with their tusks missing, police said Monday.A mahout prepares his Sumatran elephant for a patrol in Langkat District, North Sumatra ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Combating Desertification: A Jordanian Commitment

08 September 2014 | ArticleJordan is highly committed combating desertification and towards the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In August, IUCN ROWA was part of preparing the ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Sep 08 2014]

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...' Rebecca Willers, Wildlife Park Curator explains, "We have evolved from a rescue centre over the years into a centre fully committed to education and conservation of endangered species. With the launch of the charity, SWCC, just a couple of years ago, we have now raised over £100,000 for conservation projects worldwide, and with this latest arrival we are excited to be able to raise awareness and funding for a new worthwhile project." The panda girls settled into their new bamboo paradise instantly, tasting all the different varieties of bamboo on offer...

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‘Living fossils’ on the verge of extinction [Published DAWN Group - 53 mins ago]
Absolute World Group awarded the 'Special Recog... [Published TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific - 3 hours ago]
Greens aghast at sourcing leaves for rituals [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
Bangladesh meet begins to save endangered tigers [Published Northcliff Melville Times - 12 hours ago]
Naples Zoo Welcomes Giraffe Expert To Talk Abou... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - 19 hours ago]
Catanduanes to host triple international gather... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 23 hours ago]
Alien species making England home [Published BBC - Sep 14 2014]
TACKLING THE ELUSIVE METALLIC SPIDER [Published The Statesman - Sep 13 2014]
Six Poachers Arrested Near Mozambique [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
"Extinct" Snail Found Alive [Published National Geographic - Sep 13 2014]
Pandas come to Cambridge at Shepreth Wildlife park [Published Families Online - Sep 13 2014]
IUCN signs Memorandum Of Understanding with the... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Sep 13 2014]
Park Offers Free Entry & Volunteer Opportunitie... [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
Ousteri Lake, India is 15th Sanctuary in Tamil ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
Blue whale washed ashore at Bhiwandi [Published Asian Age - Sep 13 2014]
India Plans to Save Endangered Snow Leopard [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
Meet the Newest Enemy to India’s Wildlife [Published Epoch Times - Sep 12 2014]
Bengal Tiger census uses live bait against policy [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Chinese mitten crab found in River Clyde [Published The Scotsman - Sep 12 2014]
Interesting Facts about Flashlight Fish [Published Buzzle.com - Sep 12 2014]
EU and UNESCO join forces for the natural and c... [Published UNESCO - Sep 12 2014]
Mountain Chicken Day to be held on Saturday [Published Dominica News Online - Sep 12 2014]
Five new species of shark and two manta ray spe... [Published Wildlife Extra - Sep 12 2014]
Hide, seek and go [Published Zululand Observer - Sep 12 2014]
Pygmy Elephants Lose Forest to Palm Oil Plantat... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 12 2014]
FFF Boss Links Sustainable Agriculture to Healt... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 12 2014]
Editorial: Why save the sharks? [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 12 2014]
Focus on energy and water as global leaders gat... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 12 2014]
Governments review progress four years into his... [Published WWF UK - Sep 12 2014]
'Male Japanese pornstars rarer than Bengal tigers' [Published India Today - Sep 12 2014]
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Climate Change Gets Personal As Minnesota Faces... [Published Think Progress - Sep 11 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty Matthew Anderson, just like most other Minnesotans he knows, has a favorite loon story. It happened this year. Anderson, the executive director of the National Audubon Society’s Minnesota chapter, was out on a boat ...
Historic shark decision takes effect [Published WWF - Environmental News - Sep 11 2014]
Gland, Switzerland : Seven threatened species of shark and ray gain greater protection this Sunday with the introduction of regulations to prevent illegal and unsustainable fishing practices driven by international trade.In a conservation milestone ...
Over 100 million hectares of forest wildernesse... [Published Greenpeace news - Sep 04 2014]
After many months of hard graft on mapping and many more hours for further calculations, and laying out the data in tables and charts, we can now, for the first time, say loud and clear that our largest forest wildernesses are suffering shocking degradation. ...
Over 100 million hectares of forest wildernesse... [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Sep 04 2014]
After many months of hard graft on mapping and many more hours for further calculations, and laying out the data in tables and charts, we can now, for the first time, say loud and clear that our largest forest wildernesses are suffering shocking degradation. ...
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World DEV/3110 Forum Must Spur Global Action to Generate Financing, Technology To Overcome Obstacles, United Nations Development Programme Administrator Says (Received from a UN Information Officer.) APIA, 2 September ...
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