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Red-breasted goose (Branta ruficollis)

Romanian project to rescue Red-breasted Geese

An icon European bird species needs farmers' support to survive. …  

20 Aug 2008 | News story

Sahel crops where woodland has been cleared for farming, Diourbel region, Senegal

The Ardvaark’s Happy Return

The ardvaark was one of the first, but other species of bird and animal have since returned to a once bare and desolate corner of Tigray in northern Ethiopia. …  

19 Aug 2008 | News story

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2009 ST ANDREWS PRIZE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT CALL FOR ENTRIES

The St Andrews Prize for the Environment is an initiative by the University of St Andrews in Scotland and the international integrated energy company, ConocoPhillips. …  

18 Aug 2008 | News story

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Biofuels soon to be measured by international standards

The first draft of a global sustainability standard for biofuels has been endorsed by 300 experts and representatives of the public and private sector, including IUCN's Chief Scientist and IUCN Member National Wildlife Federation. Jeff McNeely and Barbara Brambe respectively, are on the Steering Board for the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels, housed at the EPFL Energy Center. …  

13 Aug 2008 | News story

Women at pump, Tanzania

IUCN and African Development Bank join forces for Africa

IUCN has teamed up with the African Development Bank to work together on conservation and sustainable development projects. …  

13 Aug 2008 | News story

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La ballena jorobada en camino a la recuperación, según la Lista Roja de la UICN

Algunas especies de grandes cetáceos, como la ballena jorobada, se encuentran ahora menos amenazadas de extinción, según la actualización reciente de la Lista Roja de Cetáceos de la UICN 2008. En cambio, la situación empeora para la mayoría de los pequeños cetáceos costeros y de agua dulce, cada vez más cercanos a la extinción. …  

12 Aug 2008 | News story

Congress footprint

Wanna be a responsible Congress participant? Read "My guide to a sustainable Congress"

My guide to a sustainable Congress has been put together to help delegates make environmentally-smart decisions at different stages of their trip to and stay in Barcelona. It is part of the IUCN’s effort to practice what it preaches at this year’s event on sustainability and conservation. The guide will hopefully get you thinking about how you can combine your own plans and interests with more sustainable forms of travel. The Spanish and French version of the guide will be available shortly. …  

12 Aug 2008 | News story

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback whale on road to recovery, reveals IUCN Red List

Some large whale species, including the humpback, are now less threatened with extinction, according to the cetacean update of the 2008 IUCN Red List. Most small coastal and freshwater cetaceans, however, are moving closer to extinction. …   | French | Spanish

12 Aug 2008 | International news release

Charlotte de Fontaubert

IUCN’s Senior Marine Advisor speaks on “Ocean Energy: Tide, Current and Wave Energy” panel

July 19, 2008—Charlotte de Fontaubert, IUCN’s Senior Marine Advisor, participated in an Environmental Law Institute (ELI)-sponsored panel entitled “Ocean Energy: Tide, Current, and Wave Energy,” as part of the 2008 Ocean Seminar Series. …  

11 Aug 2008 | News story

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