the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ released today at the IUCN World Parks Congress taking place in Sydney, Australia. Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Pufferfish, American Eel, Chinese Cobra and an Australian butterfly are announced as threatened with extinction. For more details; http://www.iucn.org/?18621/Global-appetite-for-resources-pushing-new-species-to-the-brink–IUCN-Red-List

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 has been scheduled to start from today 12th November 2014 until 19th November 2014 in Sydney, Australia. The event mainly focuses on the dynamic role of protected areas in conserving nature while delivering essential ecosystem services, position of protected areas within goals of economic and community well-being, and demonstrates […]

The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity (SL B&B) Platform of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), with financial support of its Patron Member – CIC Holdings PLC – and Biodiversity Education And Research (BEAR), presented findings generated from an year-long public-private partnership project launched in June 2013 to research the Sri Lankan Sloth Bear inhabiting […]

Phase I of this project “estimating the Sloth Bear population densities in Wilpattu National Park” has revealed a number of interesting facts and findings in terms of knowledge that widens our understanding of this highly vulnerable animal species. In order to share this knowledge with the wider community and in order to demonstrate replicability to the […]