Tag Archives: Wildlife

Implementing international efforts to combat the sale of illegal wildlife products online

Between 7 and 21 October 2020, IUCN Members voted electronically on 109 motions, including 15 with amendments. The results are available below. Following the postponement of the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the Council decided to submit nine governance motions to an electronic vote to take place in early 2021. In order to prepare for the vote, these motions will be …

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All you need to know about the Hima system

The hima system is a traditional system of protected areas that aims to achieve the sustainable use of natural resources by the communities surrounding the hima and for its benefit. This system contributes, indirectly, to preserving biodiversity, in addition to the natural and cultural heritage of the region in question. The hima system is important because it is a nature …

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News in Photos: Hope for the survival of giant ibis in Cambodia

  This handout photo taken on March 29, 2012 and released by the World Wildlife Fund-Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) on August 20, 2013 shows a giant ibis walking in a pond in Mondulkiri province, some 500 kilometers northeast of Phnom Penh. Jubilant conservationists expressed hope on August 20 for the survival of the critically-endangered giant ibis after a nest of the bird …

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News in Photos: White Storks leave Germany already for the south

    A group of White Storks gather on a field in Hessen, southwestern Germany on September 2, 2013. Some migratory birds leave Germany already for the south. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / DPA / BORIS ROESSLER

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