IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature

E-mail Print PDF

IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.

It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.

IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network - a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, and almost 11,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160 countries.

IUCN

5 Ma’afu St, Suva Fiji.
t: +679 331 9084
f: +679 331 9084

 

 
The Best Shark Dive in the World!
  • A Revolution in Shark Control - two!
    Source. Bingo! And I cite. The Shark Monitoring Program of Recife has been developed specifically for the local conditions, which involved specific taxa (mostly tiger and bull sharks) and environmental characteristics. Therefore, replicating this strategy elsewhere may depend on a number of adaptations that must be carefully considered.  Indeed! Hazin and Afonso are the authors of the
  • Brooding Deep-Sea Octopus - wow!
    Source. Great find and great video! Story here, open-access paper here. Enjoy!
  • Shark Tagging in Fiji - a big fat Bust!
    Tiny Silvertip - source. Watch this. Yes there are Sharks - but that's the SRMR. Bless Jess for her valiant effort to pick up the turd by the clean end. But those are accomplished Shark fishermen that would have surely caught more Sharks - if only they had been there! Long story short? This is additional evidence that the state of our pelagic Sharks is dire indeed. Alas, totally not

We Recommend GoPro Cameras!

GoPro HD HERO Camera @ GoPro.com