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Coral reefs 13, Koh Bon island, Thailand

Action Against Severe Global Warming Threat To Biodiversity

Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) 22.2.2001. IUCN-The World Conservation Union. IUCN has taken decisive action in response to the serious damage being done to species and natural systems by the growing threat of global climate change. …  

22 Feb 2001 | News story

Experts Outline Action to Save Sturgeon

Gland, Switzerland, 13.2.2001 IUCN-The World Conservation Union. Scientists and caviar traders have gathered for the first time to form an action plan to halt the rapid decline of the world's sturgeon species, highly valued for both caviar and meat. …  

13 Feb 2001 | News story
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Species Survival Commission unveils initiatives to boost the fight against species extinctions

Amman, Jordan 11.10.2000 (IUCN). Development of the most current and comprehensive information service about the status of plants and animals worldwide is underway to more effectively combat the escalating global species extinction crisis. …  

11 Oct 2000 | News story

IUCN resolution urges immediate action: greater law enforcement, increased funding, industry cooperation

Amman, Jordan, 11.10. 2000 (IUCN) - As the increasing hunting of freshwater turtles, antelopes, monkeys and many other wild animals pushes several species towards extinction, congress delegates from more than 100 countries have called for urgent action to tackle the unsustainable commercial trade in bushmeat. …  

11 Oct 2000 | News story

African Black Rhino in Ngorongoro.

African Rhino Numbers Increasing But No Room for Complacency

Gland, Switzerland, (IUCN-WWF) 07.08.2000 - Numbers of the two species of African rhinoceros, the black rhino (Diceros bicornis) and the white rhino (Ceratotherium simum) continue to increase in the wild according to new estimates announced today by IUCN - the World Conservation Union and WWF, the conservation organization. …  

07 Aug 2000 | News story

The Yangtze River dolphin, or baiji, is likely extinct. This male, Qi Qi, died several years ago after more than 15 years in captivity

Time is running out for freshwater dolphins say experts

Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) 06.07.2000. IUCN - The World Conservation Union is calling on governments, conservation organisations and journalists to support urgent international efforts to save a number of species of river dolphins and a species of porpoise which are facing imminent extinction. …  

06 Jul 2000 | News story

Parrots: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

New Action Plan to Help Save the World's Threatened Parrots

Gland, Switzerland 24.05.2000. IUCN-The World Conservation Union. The first ever Action Plan that aims to save the many parrot species threatened with extinction has been published after more than five years of research involving hundreds of scientists, organisations, and volunteers around the world. …  

24 May 2000 | News story

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