Eating Pangolins (Scaly Anteaters) to Extinction

anteater_329 July 2014 | IUCN International News Release

The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction.[Continue Reading...]

Illegal Trade Endangers World Heritage Sites

18 June 2014 | IUCN International News Release

Doha, Qatar, 18 June 2014 (IUCN) – Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve has been listed as World Heritage in Danger due to unprecedented levels of illegal wildlife trade, as announced today at the 38th annual World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha, Qatar.[Continue Reading...]

“Python Conservation Partnership” Report

31 March 2014 | International news release

The first report under the ‘Python Conservation Partnership’, a collaboration between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has been presented today.[Continue Reading...]

Illegal Ivory Trade Impacts Africa’s Elephants

02 December 2013 | IUCN International News Release

As delegates gather to discuss the plight of the African Elephant at a summit convened by the Government of Botswana and IUCN, new analyses released today find that if poaching rates are sustained at current levels, Africa is likely to lose a fifth of its elephants in the next 10 years.[Continue Reading...]

IUCN Partnership with Tiger Conservation Initiative

tiger_story15 November 2013 | IUCN International News Release

In a move that will better connect protected areas management and tiger conservation, IUCN’s Global Protected Areas Programme and WWF’s Tigers Alive Initiative signed a mutual cooperation agreement on the development of the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas today at the 1st Asia Parks Congress in Sendai, Japan.[Continue Reading...]


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