IUCN And Conservation International Concerned About Mekong Tributaries

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Conservation International, in collaboration with the Cambodia National Mekong Committee, disseminated a report May 10 on the Freshwater Health Index, a tool to assess freshwater ecosystem health in the Sesan, Srepok and Sekong rivers, which are major tributaries ...

Flood-based livelihoods to help Mekong Delta’s water storage

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) launched a project on January 26 on flood-based livelihoods in support of the water storage strategy in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.Keep reading ...

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Overestimated range maps used for endemic birds in India’s Western Ghats lead to underestimated threats, study finds

New research suggests that the International Union for the Conservation of Nature is overestimating the ranges of several bird species endemic to the Western Ghats mountain range in India, which can have major implications for determining the extinction threat faced by those species. The IUCN ...

Civet species thought to be extinct found in central Vietnam

The large-spotted civet species recently discovered in the Phong Dien Nature Reserve in Hue city was previously considered to be extinct in Vietnam and China by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. According to the Forest Protection Department of Thua Thien – Hue province, ...

Ocean warming is “greatest hidden challenge of our generation,” according to IUCN

Global warming is changing Earth’s oceans and those impacts will last for decades even if we rein in greenhouse gas emissions from human activities, according to new research. A report released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature on September 5 finds that the effects of ...

More animals at risk of extinction go unreported

Rapid conversion of natural forests in mainland South-East Asia have put more animals at risk of extinction but are not making it to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of threatened species. The study, published in PLOS One on August 3, notes that this ...

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