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IUCN African Elephant Specialist Group: The African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) is a group of technical experts focusing on the conservation and management of African elephants. The broad aim of the AfESG is to promote the long-term conservation…

IUCN African Rhino Specialist Group: More than 30 years ago, Zimbabwe’s black rhino population was decreasing at an alarming rate from intense, organized poaching. In response, a group of concerned individuals and institutions founded the Black Rhino Foundation in 1989 to assist in the conservation of black rhinos in Zimbabwe…

IUCN Afrotheria Specialist Group: The ancient radiation of African mammals, the Afrotheria, includes seven groups with little superficial resemblance to each other: the elephants, sea cows, and hyraxes; the aardvark and sengis (or elephant-shrews), and the golden-moles and tenrecs. Although some biologists do not accept…

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IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group: We envision a world in which the extinction of known threatened species of amphibians has been prevented and their conservation status, particularly of those most in decline, has been improved and sustained. In 2010 nearly 200 countries that support the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)…

IUCN Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group: The IUCN/SSC Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group (ASASG, formerly Edentate Specialist Group) is a network of mammalogists and conservationists who work to understand and protect the thirty-one known species of sloths, anteaters and armadillos. The ASASG is one of approximately one hundred and twenty Specialist…

IUCN Antelope Specialist Group: ASG currently has 64 volunteer members, representing 28 countries, and led by two volunteer Co-chairs (Philippe Chardonnet and David Mallon). Members include field biologists, academics, wildlife managers, captive breeders, government officials, NGO staff, and others from diverse and inter-related…

IUCN Asian Elephant Specialist Group: The Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG) is a global network of specialists (both scientists and non-scientists) concerned with the study, monitoring, management, and conservation of Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus). The overall aim of the AsESG is to promote the long-term…

IUCN Asian Rhino Specialist Group: The IUCN Asian and African Rhino Specialist Groups, along with TRAFFIC, have just completed a joint Rhino Report for the Sixteenth Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna Conference of the Parties (CITES COP16) in Bangkok in March 2013.

IUCN Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group: The IUCN Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group (AWCSG) was established in the early 1980s with the goal to conserve Asia’s nine wild cattle species — Anoa, Banteng, Gaur, Kouprey, Saola, Tamaraw, Water buffalo, and Yak — and their habitats.


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