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New strategy to help corals and mangroves survive

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 9:32 am | World Conservation Union

With climate change threatening tropical marine ecosystems, scientists of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and The Nature Conservancy are spelling out the survival strategy for coral reefs and mangroves in new publications launched today. More >>

World Conservation Union recommends 3 new sites

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 9:32 pm | World Conservation Union

World Heritage Committee will take decisions next week at its 30th session in Vilnius, Lithuania More >>

Healthy corals fared best against tsunami

Friday, 16 December 2005, 4:33 pm | World Conservation Union

Gland, Switzerland, 15 December 2005 (IUCN) –Throughout the Indian Ocean, healthy coral reefs were better able to withstand the force of the December 2004 tsunami, and may have offered increased protection to adjacent coastal areas, reveals the ... More >>

2° Celsius: A World Of Difference To Life On Earth

Tuesday, 29 November 2005, 9:32 am | World Conservation Union

The World Conservation Union urges parties to Climate Change Convention to keep global warming below 2° Celsius to prevent massive species extinctions More >>

Eight New World Heritage Sites Designated

Friday, 15 July 2005, 12:11 am | World Conservation Union

Fossils of whales with legs, the world’s biggest meteorite impact site, the deepest fjords, vast tropical forests, and outstanding marine sites have obtained World Heritage status today Durban, South Africa, 14 July 2005 (IUCN) – Based on the technical evaluation ... More >>

Sakhalin Whale Report Urges Prudence

Thursday, 17 February 2005, 9:48 am | World Conservation Union

Independent Scientific Review Panel Reports on Sakhalin II Project’s Impact on Western Gray Whale More >>

Sharks in the Spotlight

Wednesday, 16 June 2004, 10:21 am | World Conservation Union

Gland, Switzerland, and Sarasota, US, 15 June 2004 (IUCN) - Experts are gathering this week at Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida, US, to examine how sharks and rays of North and Central American waters are faring against mounting threats such as ... More >>

EU Enlargement And Biodiversity

Friday, 23 April 2004, 10:44 am | World Conservation Union

On the 1st of May 2004, all eyes will be on the European Union and the additional 75 million people who will be joining. Although it is undoubtedly for the benefit of all Europeans, the environment is among the most complicated issues to be dealt ... More >>