ICUNInternational Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
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The pink river dolphin is now classified as "Vulnerable" on the ICUN Red List of Threatened Species due to river development projects.
La lista roja de especies amenazadas de la ICUN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Union Internacional para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza) reporta a N.
Best estimates compiled by ICUN peg annual shark and ray harvest in UAE Gulf waters at around 2,000 metric tonnes per annum, he said, but that number is difficult to precisely pin down given that new studies of 30 species of Gulf shark stocks have only recently begun and will take years to provide conclusive population numbers.
He called upon the Forest department, ICUN, WWF and other related departments and organizations to ensure that this feat is performed in a much better manner this year and for this purpose the cooperation of media should also be sought.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of PPP Unit for taking on board all stake holders including Wildlife, Irrigation, Fisheries and Environment Departments of Sindh Government, World Wildlife Fund, ICUN, local people and fishermen and said the project will be an opening of socio economic uplift of local community.