International Union for Conservation of Nature

Type: Organization
Name: International Union for Conservation of Nature (World Conservation Union, IUCN)
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Al Ain Zoo welcomes lemurs from Madagaskar

Lemurs are classified as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species due to their dwindling numbers in the wild.Easily recognisable from the animated film Madagascar, these intelligent, playful ... [Published Khaleej Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers say.The long-nosed, hairy mammals are not typically aggressive ... [Published MSN New Zealand - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

WB unwilling to manage climate fund

The World Bank has expressed its reluctance to manage the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) due to a misunderstanding among parties, including the government, development partners and the WB itself.This could mean the country will fail ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

IUCN and Holcim celebrate the conclusion of a successful relationship producing important tools for the cement and aggregates sector

25 July 2014 | News storyWorking together to strengthen biodiversity and water management within Holcim and to extend tested approaches to the cement and aggregates sector, IUCN and Swiss-based global building materials company Holcim have now completed ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Al Ain Zoo welcomes family of five lemurs

These animals are classified as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of threatened species due to dwindling numbers in the wild. ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental & cultural awareness in Jordan

24 July 2014 | Article" Take a walk in someone else's shoes" .. and thats excatly what a group of students from the US have done during a week in Jordan, as part of a leadership exchange programme with the C ouncil on International Educational Exchange ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Developing Legal Literacy and Governance Expertise to Protect the World’s Biodiversity

24 July 2014 | ArticleStrong and well-implemented legal frameworks are critical to creating and maintaining effective and sustainable protected areas, which provide a fundamental infrastructure for the conservation of biological diversity and essential ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Vital invertebrates decline by 45 per cent, study finds

Insects, worms and other small animals that carry out vital functions for life on earth have declined by 45 per cent on average over 35 years, threatening human health, water quality and food supplies, a study has found. The rapid decline in the number ... [Published The Independent - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

This brand-new kingfisher is critically endangered

(Image: Agus Nurza)Arise the Javan blue-banded kingfisher: a species at last. Henceforth it won't be confused with the Malay blue-banded kingfisher. But it is also critically endangered.It's not always obvious whether two animals belong to different species, ... [Published New Scientist - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

This brand-new kingfisher is critically endangered - life - 24 July 2014

(Image: Agus Nurza) Arise the Javan blue-banded kingfisher: a species at last. Henceforth it won't be confused with the Malay blue-banded kingfisher. But it is also critically endangered. It's not always obvious whether two animals belong to different ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cheetah cubs put on a show at Port Lympne

One of the cheetah cubs with mumDave MairsThursday, July 24, 20144:23 PM‘We’re really chuffed that we now have a second litter’To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.A litter of cheetah cubs have made their public debut at Port ... [Published Kent on Sunday - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

IUCN denies support for electric cable car

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has denied recent reports that it supports an electric cable car for Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei province.Phu Kradueng National Park.Local media reported last week that IUCN agreed to endorse ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 24 2014]

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...the importance of coordinating these activities with the staff members of the Reserve, since this will ensure the project’s sustainability. "The Reserve’s park rangers and specialists participate continuously in the various workshops organized by the Mountain EbA project, being the ones that will continue as facilitators with the communities for an efficient implementation of the water and grassland management plans" . He also pointed out that these experiences are pilots which can later be replicated in other communities within the reserve
"Both were farmers, were hunting and were attacked by wounded or cornered animals" lead author Vidal Haddad from Sao Paulo State University told AFP
"These injuries are very serious and we have no way of knowing whether it is a defense behavior acquired by the animals" said Haddad
"The new addition of the lemurs is a testament to the zoo's commitment to implementing conservation programmes" said Muna Al Dhaheri, the zoo's chief of conservation and education

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Raising Awareness about Biodiversity [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 24 2014]
Environmental & cultural awareness in Jordan [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 24 2014]
Developing Legal Literacy and Governance Expert... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 24 2014]
Vital invertebrates decline by 45 per cent, stu... [Published The Independent - Jul 24 2014]
Women fighting climate change [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
This brand-new kingfisher is critically endange... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Al Ain Zoo welcomes family of five lemurs [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 24 2014]
Legalization of hunting preserves biodiversity ... [Published Angola Press - Jul 24 2014]
Mixing the Perfect Natural Capital Cocktail [Published Huffington Post - Jul 24 2014]
This brand-new kingfisher is critically endangered [Published New Scientist - Jul 24 2014]
Cheetah cubs put on a show at Port Lympne [Published Kent on Sunday - Jul 24 2014]
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The Next Tuna You Eat Could Have A Mackerel Momma [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 17 hours ago]
Pacific PreyWikimedia Commons If you're not worried about a future without toro sushi or rare tuna steaks, you probably should be. Five of the eight species of this tasty marine predator are endangered, according to the International Union for the ...
Five Species That Are Quietly Dying Off While N... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Everyone knows that rhinos or pandas are threatened with extinction. But there are plenty of species slipping away silently, without celebrity advocates or high-profile campaigns. “So many species are just not popular enough, or well-known enough to ...
Environmental Group Admits Climate Change Not t... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 08 2014]
Climate change is not to blame for the disappearance of the Caribbean coral reef, an environmental group has admitted. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has issued a report saying that the blame instead lies in the overfishing ...
Caribbean Coral Reefs "Will Be Lost Within 20 Y... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 06 2014]
This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Most Caribbean coral reefs will disappear within the next 20 years unless action is taken to protect them, primarily due to the decline ...
Protecting One Fish Could Keep Caribbean Coral ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 02 2014]
Protecting parrotfish like this one is key to Caribbean reef health. CREDIT: Shutterstock Ocean warming poses a major threat to the world’s coal reefs, but with some ocean conservation effort, Caribbean reefs could become far more resilient to this ...
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