Advocating for wildlife conservation, IDEA has taken five endangered animals of Azerbaijan under its supervision – the “Big Five” project: the Goitered Gazelle, the Caucasian Leopard, the Imperial Eagle, the Brown Bear and the Grey Wolf, implementing a number of measures to protect each of them. The transboundary efforts on “Reintroduction of the Goitered Gazelle” were launched to increase the population of gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa) in the region by resettling them into their natural habitats.
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, and corridors. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah of IUCN Bangladesh explains what this new knowledge means to us.