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IUCN begins countdown to global conservation summit

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 is scheduled to take place 1-10 September in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Monday, September 1, 2015 marks one year to...

CITES, IUCN unite against poaching, illegal wildlife trade

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and International Union for Conservation of Nature...

IUCN: Dams, climate change threatening natural heritage

Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official...

IUCN update portrays mixed fortunes for conservation

Successful conservation action has boosted the populations of the Iberian Lynx and the Guadalupe Fur Seal, while the African Golden Cat, the New Zealand...

Latin American, Caribbean nations in $365m initiative to restore degraded land

Latin American and Caribbean countries and regional programmes, working with regional and global organisations, on Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Lima, Peru launched “Initiative 20x20,” a...

Ogar: How forest fragmentation mirrors social fragmentation

Forests ecosystems are a dynamic, constantly changing community of living things, interacting with non-living components. Forests are valued on social, environmental, cultural and economic...

More nations commit to fight climate change by restoring forests

World leaders announced on Tuesday in New York new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN...

Saving the African elephant

The surge in African elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade has become increasingly worrisome. The African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) is currently listed as Vulnerable...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African countries to use their resources to help countries affected by...
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GreenWaka, carbon literacy project collaborate to accelerate Nigeria’s just transition

In an attempt to assist Nigeria in realising its just-transition goal, the GreenWaka and Carbon Literacy Project (CLP) have...

Why govt should put on hold resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland – Groups

Concerned about what it considers as the neglect of key issues around ecological and social justice amid plans to...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African...
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