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Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) 2008 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered

Vaccine hope for endangered wolf

Scientists battle to save the world’s rarest wolf from rabies by creating ‘barrier’ of vaccinated wolf packs. …  

13 Nov 2008 | News story

Lake in Ecuador

Climate Change takes centre stage at the Ramsar COP

At the opening of the 10th Conference of the Contracting Parties (CoP) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, held from October 28th to November 4th, IUCN Director General Julia Marton Lefèvre called on governments to make conserving wetlands and sustainable use of water the basis for a sustainable future. …  

05 Nov 2008 | News story

Poverty in the landscape

New Livelihoods & Landscapes brochure available!

Poverty in the Landscape: Capturing variation and learning from it …  

04 Nov 2008 | News story

Logs, Vietnam

New report: EC–Vietnam Round Table on Meeting Market Demands for Legal and Sustainable Wood Products

18 April 2008, Hanoi, Vietnam: Summary report. …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Evergreen lowland forest in Estuaire province, Gabon

New report: Promoting China’s Engagement in Africa

Chinese forest delegation study tour to West and Central Africa, 24 April–10 May 2008 …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Vietnam

Supporting the national dialogue on forest law enforcement, governance and trade …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Deforestation in Western Ghana in the region of the Upper Guinean Rainforest

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Ghana

Enhancing forest governance capacities at national and community levels …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

White capped Albatross, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Getting seabirds off the hook

The Hawaiian longline tuna fishery has managed to reduce seabird bycatch by 67% since 2001 by making alterations to their fishing gear and methods, a new scientific study shows.  A combination of new bait technologies and fishing techniques have dramatically reduced seabird bycatch.  More birdlife could be saved, however, if the rules were applied in a larger area and fishing effort reduced in certain seasons.   …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Meeting place in Bokongo village, Bikoro

New publication: When all voices are heard, communities work together!

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recovers from its war-torn past, IUCN is strengthening local voices to conserve the nation’s forests, which not only suffered during wartime but are still threatened in a time of peace. …  

31 Oct 2008 | News story

Wetlands dependency

Saving wetlands to fight climate change

IUCN, the Ramsar Convention and the Danone Group have teamed up to fight climate change by protecting and restoring wetlands. …  

30 Oct 2008 | News story

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.
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