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2013B-06-027, FREELAND, Chaloaw Kotud Profile, SOS - Save OUr Species

True Grit: life on the trail of the rosewood poachers

Marking World Ranger Day 31 July 2014, SOS – Save Our Species wishes to bring you to the frontline of conservation. Talking with Chaloaw Kotud, Enforcement Ranger Patrol Team Leader at Thap Lan National Park, Thailand we highlight the work of the unsung heroes worldwide who are charged with protecting our wild heritage.   …  

30 Jul 2014 | News story

A ranger working in Africa

The heroes who tread the thin green line

A female corpse lay motionless in a fresh pool of blood desiccating in the Zambian heat, her skull callously smashed by a machete, her body barbarically butchered and left for dead by two cold-blooded killers. …  

30 Jul 2014 | Article
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Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes)

One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time on behalf of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The assessment shows that more than 25% of these newly recognised birds have been listed as threatened on The IUCN Red List - compared with 13% of all birds - making them urgent priorities for conservation action. …  

24 Jul 2014 | News story

The Resisters, Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Australia

World Heritage and the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas

IUCN’s work on World Heritage can support the Green List of Protected Areas in very concrete ways, in particular through the new  IUCN World Heritage Outlook. This is the first global assessment of natural World Heritage, providing IUCN’s analysis of the conservation prospects for all 228 natural World Heritage sites. The potential for a strong and positive relationship between the Green List and the Outlook is very high. …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

Conservation Assured|Tiger Standard (CA|TS): A Multifunctional Tool

MKS Pasha*, Sue Stolton** & Mike Baltzer****CA|TS Manager, WWF Tigers Alive Initiative, Selangor, Malaysia** Equilibrium Research, Bristol, UK***Leader, WWF Tigers Alive Initiative, Selangor, Malaysia …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

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