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  • White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

    Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction – IUCN Red List

    14.09.2017

    North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations, while the loss of wilderness areas and poaching are contributing to the declining numbers of five African...

  • IUCN unveils new protocol for measuring progress towards biodiversity net gain

    08.08.2017

    The IUCN Review Protocol for Biodiversity Net Gain released this week aims to contribute to a growing understanding and series of tools that can assist business and governments committed to safeguarding nature.

  • Some Reflections on George Rabb

    02.08.2017

    Prominent conservationist George Rabb, who chaired the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) from 1989 to 1996, passed away on 28 July. Close friend and colleague, and Chair of the Commission between 2008 and 2016 Simon Stuart reflects on George’s...

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