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Dr Simon Stuart, Chair of IUCN's Species Survival Commission

Time to think big

Did the designation of 2010 as the first-ever International Year of Biodiversity mean anything at all? Is it just a publicity stunt, with no engagement on the real, practical issues of conservation, asks Simon Stuart, Chair of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission. …  

28 Sep 2010 | Article
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Dr David Minter, Chair of IUCN's Cup Fungi, Truffles and their Allies Specialist Group

A future for fungi - the orphans of Rio

It's difficult to over-emphasize how important fungi are, writes Dr David Minter, Chair of IUCN’s intriguingly-named Cup Fungi, Truffles and their Allies Specialist Group. Their well-being is necessary for sustainable life on this planet. Without them, we're finished. …  

06 Oct 2010 | Article
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