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IUCNInternational Union for Conservation of Nature
IUCNInternational Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (formerly the International Union for the Protection of Nature, IUPN)
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In order to achieve this, IUCN will work closely with national institutions of nature protection in the region.
The government officials from national highway and motorway police, urban planning and other departments from Government of Sindh appreciated the efforts of IUCN and PAKSTRAN project in taking initiatives of disseminating knowledge among relevant stakeholders on the transport and environment.
IUCN and a group of scientists published their findings in the journal Nature Plants.
Areas designated under the old categorization have been elaborated by corresponding IUCN category.
Nick Dulvy, co-chair of the IUCN Shark Specialist Group and Canada Research Chair at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, said in a statement that the analysis shows that sharks and their relatives are facing an alarmingly elevated risk of extinction, LiveScience reported.
It works with other like-minded organisations such as the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, the IUCN Species Survival Commission, San Diego Zoo, the Northern Rangelands Trust of Kenya and the Sahara Conservation Fund, to conserve and re-introduce threatened arid land species such as the Arabian Oryx and scimitar-horned Oryx to their natural habitat.
The IUCN was founded in October 1948 as the International Union for the Protection of Nature (or IUPN) following an international conference in Fontainebleau, France.
Clifton Bain, director of the IUCN UK peatland programme, said: "We are sitting on a compost time bomb with over three billion tonnes of stored carbon in the peat.
Accordingly, sharing available water resources equitably among all stakeholders - including ecosystems and reducing risk for business operators are key components of the Cemex IUCN partnership.
As Cemex strives to minimize its environmental footprint, partnering with IUCN helps our company to reduce risk, be good stewards of the environment, and ensure we provide the greatest value for our stakeholders.
This is a collection of 14 papers selected from a conference organized by the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law on poverty and the environment.