IUCN - IUCN welcomes eight new Members

IUCN welcomes eight new Members

01 February 2013 | News story

On 30 January 2013, the 81st Meeting of the IUCN Council admitted 8 new Members to IUCN.

The Council, President, Director General and entire family of IUCN extend a very warm welcome to the new Members and look forward to their active involvement.

New IUCN Members:

  • Lao Biodiversity Association (LBA), Lao (No website)
  • Synergies & Développement (SYDEV), Guinea (No website)


This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.