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Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) 2008 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered

Vaccine hope for endangered wolf

Scientists battle to save the world’s rarest wolf from rabies by creating ‘barrier’ of vaccinated wolf packs. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

Kelvin Passfield - Marine Programme Officer, Oceania Regional Office

IUCN Marine Programme in Oceania Ramps Up

The recruitment of a marine programme officer at IUCN’s Oceania Regional Office in Suva, promises to boost the organisation’s input to marine conservation activities in the region. Kelvin Passfield, who commenced work at the Suva-based office in August this year, brings with him extensive experience in the management of fisheries from throughout the Asia and Pacific region. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

Sentinelles Ecologiques

Sentinelles Ecologiques

Quel lien existe entre les îles Chagos dans l’océan indien, la Guyane française, Curaçao dans la Caraïbe, Madère dans l’Atlantique, Tahiti dans le Pacifique, ou encore le Groenland? Ces territoires d’outre-mer, aux écosystèmes fragiles, constituent des sentinelles écologiques pour l’Union européenne. …  

12 Nov 2008 | Video


Joburg agency seeks to plant a million trees in five years

Managing agency for cemeteries, parks and environmental conservation Johannesburg City Parks MD Luther Williamson says that the agency aims to plant one-million trees in the next five years. …  

12 Nov 2008 | News story

Porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus). Global Red List Assessment: Vulnerable; Sub-population Red List assessment for the Northeast Atlantic: Critically Endangered

Quarter of northeast Atlantic sharks and rays threatened with extinction

The release of the first ever IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ assessment of northeast Atlantic sharks, rays and chimaeras reveals that 26 percent are threatened with extinction and another 20 percent are in the Near Threatened category. …  

10 Nov 2008 | International news release

A Halong Bay site visit illustrates climate change issues in Viet Nam

IUCN VN hỗ trợ lớp tập huấn khu vực về thay đổi khí hậu

Các quan chức chính phủ và các chuyên gia về khí hậu từ 11 quốc gia châu Á đã tập hợp tại Hà Nội trong tuần từ 27/10/2008 theo chương trình tập huấn do IUCN hỗ trợ về những tác động của thay đổi khí hậu và những giải pháp. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

A Truong Thanh furniture factory tour showed a company adapting to international timber standards

IUCN VN giúp khu vực tư nhân sẵn sàng cho những thay đổi trong ngành gỗ

IUCN VN đã tổ chức một cuộc tọa đàm trong tháng 10 để thông báo cho các thành viên của ngành chế biến gỗ của Việt Nam về những thay đổi trong quy chế thị trường quốc tế và hỗ trợ họ trong việc đưa ra những cách thức để tuân thủ. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

A Halong Bay site visit illustrates climate change issues in Viet Nam

IUCN VN Supports Regional Climate Change Training Course

Government officials and other climate experts from seven Asian nations gathered in Hanoi during the week of Oct. 27 for an IUCN-supported training programme on climate change impacts and solutions. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

Fiji’s interim Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama with Taholo Kami, Director for the IUCN Oceania Regional Office.

IUCN gets specific in Pacific – Fiji office approved

IUCN was officially recognised as an international organization in Fiji on Thursday, November 6. …  

07 Nov 2008 | News story

Fiji's Interim Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama with IUCN Oceania Regional Office Director, Taholo Kami at the signing ceremony

World’s Largest International Environmental Network establishes permanent presence in Oceania region

Suva, Fiji. Thursday 6 November, 2008 (IUCN) - The world’s largest international environmental network, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, was today officially recognised as an International Organisation in Fiji. The Republic of Fiji’s interim Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Civil Aviation, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, today signed an agreement with IUCN, formally establishing the IUCN Oceania Regional Office, which will serve as the regional hub for Oceania, which includes the Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand.    …  

07 Nov 2008 | International news release

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