World Conservation Union


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World Conservation Union:

see International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
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Higher plant species, threatened, are the number of species classified by the World Conservation Union as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.
Efforts to conserve the planet's biodiversity need to be boosted if we're to halt the pace at which we are losing species, according to the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
The Japanese programme is causing controversy in particular this year because it plans to hunt 50 humpback whales, a species on the Red List of Threatened Species of the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
Sharks and rays, due to overfishing, the World Conservation Union says.
The Switzerland-based World Conservation Union called for urgent action to stave off a "global extinction crisis" as the organization released its 2007 Red List of Threatened Species Sept.
The study was sponsored by the Caribbean Biodiversity Initiative, along with the nonprofit World Conservation Union in Switzerland and the Royal Caribbean Cruises' Ocean Fund.
Globally, 16 percent of 328 surveyed shark species are described by the World Conservation Union as threatened with extinction.
In 2000 and 2001, the World Conservation Union and the Reuters Foundation cited her work as the best environmental reporting in North America and Oceania.
The World Conservation Union, an international network of government and private scientists and organizations, gave polar bears threatened status in May, projecting a decline of 30 percent by mid-century.
En enero del ano pasado tres biologos de la Memorial University canadiense aplicaron a los peces de explotacion industrial los criterios de la World Conservation Union que identifican una especie como amenazada y el resultado obtenido fue tremendo.
Bird species, threatened, are the number of birds classified by the World Conservation Union as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.
The World Conservation Union said recently: "Slow-growing sharks and rays are exceptionally vulnerable to over-fishing.
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