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Three habitat sites recommended for World Heritage status

The advisory body on natural World Heritage, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has recommended World Heritage status for three sites nominated...

International Day for Biodiversity: Nature-based tourism holds key to conserving nature – IUCN

Director General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Inger Andersen, in a statement to commemorate the International Day for Biological...

France, IUCN collaborate to support global environment, development efforts

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has signed a new framework agreement with France for 2017-2020, which aims to support the...

Nations take stock as SAWAP/BRICKS project explores fresh opportunities

Teams from the 12 nations of the Sahel and West Africa Programme in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative (SAWAP) are utilising the...

Conservationists’ expedition to explore life on undersea mountains

A scientific expedition to explore life on undersea mountains – or seamounts – in the high seas south of Madagascar is under way. The expedition...

12m Euro SOS scheme to help carnivores, humans coexist

Protecting lions, cheetahs and other iconic African species by helping local communities coexist with these predators is the goal of a new 12 million...

IUCN report seeks new World Heritage sites in Arctic Circle to protect species

The Arctic Ocean urgently needs protection as melting sea ice is opening up previously inaccessible areas to activities such as shipping, bottom trawl fishing...

SAWAP promotes collaboration with social media, web tools

A forum held recently in Accra, Ghana has attempted to promote collaboration and build a community of practice through the use of social media...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...