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  • Calf with its mother at Bagkhali Reserved Forest, Bangladesh

    Blog: Bangladesh has 268 wild elephants. What does it mean to us?


    On this year’s International Day of Forests (21 March), the Government of Bangladesh has unveiled two new publications on Asian Elephants in the country. These books reveal the latest estimates of Bangladesh’s elephants along with their distribution, routes,...

  • Bengal Florican

    Cambodia’s Bengal Floricans threatened by planned power line development


    With funds from a number of organisations, including the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), a grant-making mechanism led by IUCN in the Indo-Burma hotspot, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia is contributing towards conserving the...

  • Madagascar's youth speak up for lemurs on #WorldWildlifeDay


    Multimedia feature  The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving unsustainable use of natural resources such as forests and wetlands. This is...

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