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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While the Philippines is besieged with environmental catastrophes brought about by climate change and humans, a little-known conservation effort has been recognized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and its World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and WildArk.
The site is a nesting ground for the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), considered an endangered species and protected by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
The rescued leaf turtles are considered "near threatened" by the Swiss-based International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
The successful reintroduction programme will ensure this magnificent species has a safe, sustainable environment to roam freely, and ultimately will help remove the Scimitar Horned Oryx from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of extinct in the wild species."
The listing was made by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
But the clock is ticking 6 in 2011, the western black rhinoceros, which once lived in Cameroon, Chad and South Sudan, was declared extinct by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. 5,000 black rhinos and about 20,000 white rhinos remain in Africa, and without a serious turn of the tide, they could become extinct within decades.
According to a report in the Guardian, the expert in question is Simon Stuart, chair of the Species Survival Commission for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
CONTACTS: International Union for the Conservation of Nature, iucn.org; Predator Conservation Trust, predatorconservation.com; IUCN Hyaena Specialist Group, www.hyaenidae.org.
Conservationists from Chester Zoo are working with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and zoos in Indonesia to share husbandry practices and promote the importance of co-operative conservation breeding programmes to save the species; as well as helping to deliver education activities.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has included it in the Red List of Threatened Species as critically endangered - the highest threat assigned to species that are already at the brink of extinction, Gatumbato noted.
In an update to its "Red List" of threatened species, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature hailed some clear advances in saving endangered species like the Iberian Lynx.

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