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Tag: International Union For Conservation Of Nature

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UNHCR's programme to protect Rohingyas from elephant attacks

Dhaka: The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature have launched an action plan to prevent Rohingya deaths from wild elephant attacks at a refugee camp that lies between Myanmar and Bangladesh. At least 10 refugees, including young children, have been killed in such incidents at the […]

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Odisha hopeful of world heritage tag for Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is hopeful of getting the Bhitarkanika National Park, the country’s second largest mangrove forest after the Sundarbans in neighbouring West Bengal, included in the list of Unesco World Heritage Sites. “A meeting of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) would be held in Europe in May or June to […]

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Bhitarkanika may get world heritage tag

Bhubaneswar: The Bhitarkanika National Park is likely to find a place in the list of world heritage sites as the mangrove eco-system has been nominated as one among the nine natural eco-sites of the country for the tag. According to reports, a six-member team of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will visit the […]