April 12, 2021

Protected areas across Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific boosted with €60 million investment

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From IUCN The European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States have invested €60 million in the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme over the next six years – making it one of the largest EU biodiversity programmes. The programme is being implemented by IUCN, International Union for Conservation […]

Giant pandas are no longer ‘endangered,’ but eastern gorillas face extinction

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BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable Giant pandas, break out your best bamboo. You’re no longer considered an endangered species. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on Sunday moved the black-eared, white-faced bears from “endangered” to “vulnerable” on its Red List of Threatened Species. But eastern gorillas, the world’s largest living primate, have little […]