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New hope for boas and pythons

"There is so much to do to protect pythons and boas,” says Tomás Waller, Chair of the new IUCN Species Survival Commission Specialist Group dedicated to these species. Here he talks about their threats and what needs to be done to ensure a future for these iconic reptiles.  …  

01 Oct 2012 | News story

Stewart McPherson and Nepenthes palawanensis

Stewart McPherson receives new Plant Conservation Award

The first recipient of the David Given Award for Excellence in Plant Conservation is Stewart McPherson, a member of the IUCN SSC Carnivorous Plant Specialist Group. Stewart is a passionate and dedicated field scientist, photographer, and writer. His efforts have resulted in an outstanding body of information useful to conservation of carnivorous plants both in situ and ex situ. 

13 Sep 2012 | News story

Zhang Xinsheng

Elegido el nuevo Presidente de UICN

Zhang Xinsheng de China es el nuevo Presidente de IUCN. Fue elegido hoy en el Congreso para la Conservación Mundial de IUCN. …   | English | French

12 Sep 2012 | News story

2011A-001 WCS SOS tiger cub 11A-01-08

NEW TOOL TO FIGHT WILDLIFE CRIME UNVEILED

JEJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, 12 SEPTEMBER, 2012 – SMART, the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool, the design and implementation of which is supported by SOS, was unveiled at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. SMART is a high-tech tool created to help park and community rangers combat an increasingly sophisticated syndicate of poachers devastating wildlife populations worldwide.   …  

12 Sep 2012 | News story

SOS SRT SRI 2011A-003 11A-03-06

So you think rhino tracking is easy?

  So you think rhino tracking is easy? Let me provide an insight into the daily life of a rhino tracker in the harsh desert of Namibia where SOS – Save Our Species is supporting our work. My name is Dibasem and I have been working as a tracker for Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) for 10 years.    …  

07 Sep 2012 | News story

IUCN logo

UICN acoge con beneplácito a 48 nuevos Miembros

El 5 de septiembre de 2012, el Consejo de la UICN, en su 79ª reunión, llevada a cabo durante el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN, en Jeju, República de Corea, admitió a 48 nuevos Miembros. …   | English | French

06 Sep 2012 | News story

SOS RSPB 2011A-018 18A-18-08

Raising the Voice for Vulture Conservation

In celebration of International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday 1 September, Ananya Mukherjee, Vulture Safe Zone coordinator at the RSPB explains how advocacy and awareness raising is helping to save vultures through an SOS supported project. …  

01 Sep 2012 | News story

Woman preparing maize. Annapurna, Nepal

Knowledge drives action

The ground-breaking work of IUCN’s six commissions is highlighted in the latest issue of the journal S.A.P.I.EN.S. …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN and Jack Dangermond, ESRI

Esri International User Conference

IUCN Director-General Julia Marton-Lefèvre gave a keynote presentation at the Esri User Conference held in July 2012 in San Diego, California. Attended by 15,000 people from 130 countries, this conference showcased innovative applications and the power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). …  

14 Aug 2012 | News story

24 hour old SBS chick © Paul Marshall WWT

First ever Spoon-billed Sandpiper chicks hatch in the UK

Fourteen Critically Endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers were hatched in captivity last week after precious eggs were rushed thousands of miles from Arctic Russia to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Slimbridge Wetland Centre in the UK. This operation is part of an SOS - Save Our Species supported project implemented by IUCN (International Union of Conservation of Nature) member, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT). 

17 Jul 2012 | News story


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