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African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered - IUCN Red List

2021-03-25 - Gland, Switzerland.

Following population declines over several decades due to poaching for ivory and loss of habitat, the African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) is now listed as Critically Endangered and the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Before today’s update, African elephants were treated as a single species, listed as Vulnerable; this is the first time the two species have been assessed separately for the IUCN Red List, followin...


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IUCN Study of Elephant Meat Trade — Consulting Opportunity

2009-08-04 - Gland, Switzerland.

The IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group aims to undertake a study to improve understanding of the elephant meat trade on elephant populations in Central Africa. The study will elaborate on bushmeat research already undertaken throughout the region by a number of institutions, but will focus on the African elephant. The study will examine the dynamics, scale and impact of the elephant meat trade throughout the Central African subregion. The study will examine the trade in elephant meat as ...


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66th IUCN Council Meeting. IUCN Headquarters, Switzerland

2006-11-06 - Gland, Switzerland.

Contact Information: IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Council Affairs Unit,
Mrs. Fiona Hanson, Fax: 0041 22 999 0020


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