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Les requins et autres poissons cartilagineux : écologie et conservation

Sharks and their relatives, the rays and chimaeras, are the diverse group of cartilaginous fishes that have evolved over 400 million years.

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2004
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European bison : status survey and conservation action plan

This review of the European bison’s (Bison bonasus) status clearly indicates that, through proper management and conservation, its present numbers and distribution have improved significantly since its extinction in the wild at the beginning of the 20th century.

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2004
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Canids : foxes, wolves, jackals and dogs : status survey and conservation action plan

The new Canid Action Plan synthesizes the current knowledge on the biology, ecology and status of all wild canid species, and outlines the conservation actions and projects needed to secure their long-term survival.

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2004
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Chimpanzés d'Afrique de l'Ouest : état de conservation de l'espèce et plan d'action

Les chimpanzés vivent à l’état sauvage uniquement en Afrique tropicale où leur population a diminué de plus de 66% au cours des trente dernières années.

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2004
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West African chimpanzees : status survey and conservation action plan

Wild chimpanzees are only found in tropical Africa, where their populations have declined by more than 66% in the last 30 years. This action plan focuses on one of the four chimpanzee subspecies, the western chimpanzee, which is one of the two subspecies most threatened with extinction.

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2003
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Cycads : status survey and conservation action plan

Cycads were a dominant part of the earth’s flora during the age of the dinosaurs and many species were common even in more recent times.

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2003
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Turning the tide : the eradication of invasive species, proceedings of the International conference on eradication of island invasives

This collection of 52 papers and 21 abstracts focuses on sharing available knowledge to combat the threat of invasive alien species. Turning the tide of biological invasion by eradicating invasive species can yield substantial benefits for biodiversity conservation.

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2002
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Polar bears : proceedings of the 13th Working meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, 23-28 June 2001, Nuuk, Greenland

These proceedings provide an overview of the ongoing research and management activities on polar bears in the circumpolar arctic.

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2002
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Equids : zebras, asses and horses : status survey and conservation action plan

Once one of the most abundant grazing animals, now only seven species remain. Equids persist in some of the harshest climates and terrains in the world, habitats which are also home to many human populations.

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2002
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Guidance for CITES scientific authorities : checklist to assist in making non-detriment findings for Appendix II exports

Use of and trade in wildlife is a fact of life for human society around the globe.

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2002
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CITES : un instrumento para la conservación : una guía para enmendar los Apéndices de la Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres preparado para la doudécima reunión de la Conferencia de las Partes, noviembre de 2002, Santiago, Chile

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2001
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CITES : instrument pour la conservation : guide de l'amendement des Annexes à la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction préparé pour la douxième session de la Conférence des Parties, Novembre 2002, Santiago, Chili

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2001
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CITES : a conservation tool : a guide to amending the Appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, prepared for the twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, November 2002, Chile

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2001
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Antelopes : global survey and regional action plans, part 4 : North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia

The fourth part in a series of action plan, this publication covers less than one-quarter of the world's antelope species that are found in North Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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2001
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Microchiropteran bats : global status survey and conservation action plan

Bats make up a quarter of all mammals, and almost half of the species can be considered threatened or near threatened at a global level. This publication offers the results of the first comprehensive review to identify the conservation priorities for the 834 species of Microchiroptera.

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2001
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Partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, guineafowl, and turkeys : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

These species, a group of about 150 ground-dwelling gamebird, are found on every continent apart from Antarctica. They live in a wide variety of habitats from tropical forests, high-altitude alpine zones, temperate forests, open country, to desert environment.

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2000
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Megapodes : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

In the five years since publication of the 1995-99 action plan, the Megapode Specialist Group has been active in promoting, initiating and executing conservation and research projects on thermometer birds. But the conservation outlook for many species remains bleak.

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2000
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Pheasants : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

As large ground-dwelling birds, pheasants are widely hunted for food, plumage and the live bird trade - consequently many species are threatened. They are largely dependent on forested habitats, making them highly vulnerable to deforestation and habitat degradation.

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2000
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Mosses, liverworts, and hornworts : status survey and conservation action plan for bryophytes

Bryophytes are of great importance in their ecosystems and for human well-being.

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2000
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West Indian iguanas : status survey and conservation action plan

The West Indian Iguanas form a unique group of species inhabiting tropical dry forests throughout the Bahanas and the Greater and Lesser Antilles.

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2000
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Grouse : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

Grouse have long attracted and fascinated people. Their display behaviour, and their traditional communal mating grounds or "leks", have inspired poetry and folklore as well as scientific theories on sexual selection and mating systems.

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2000
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Biology and conservation of freshwater cetaceans in Asia

This compilation brings together current information on the status of Asian freshwater cetacean populations, the factors that have caused their recent declines, and what can be done to improve their chances for survival.

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Parrots : status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004

One threat to parrot arises from their attractiveness as "talking" companions to humans, leading to a high demand for trade that involves hundreds of thousands of birds annually on a global basis, and gives parrots a high monetary value.

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2000
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Curassows, guans and chachalacas : status survey and conservation action plan for Cracids 2000-2004

The family Cracidae is made up of 50 species of guans, curassows and chachalacas - large gregarious game birds, many of which have striking colours. They are important as seed dispersers, biological indicators of the environment, a major protein source for indigenous people, and for ecotourism.

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2000
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African elephant database 1998

The African elephant is the largest living land mammal. It once inhabited most of the continent, from the Mediterranean coast down to its south tip. This picture of elephant range today is one of scattered, fragmented populations south of the Sahara Desert.

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1999
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African rhino : status survey and conservation action plan

The black and the white rhinoceros have become flagship species for international conservation. They are significant not only for the continuation of a major evolutionary heritage, but also as symbols for the protection of African savannahs.

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1999
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African antelope database 1998

Although most antelope species still exist in large numbers in sub-Saharan Africa (some in hundreds of thousands), up to three-quarters of the species are in decline.

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1999
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Conifers : status survey and conservation action plan

Conifers are one of the world's most important resources of timber. If managed wisely and used sustainably, these resources will provide wood for a multitude of purposes, virtually indefinitely.

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1999
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CITES : un instrumento para la conservación : una guía para enmendar los Apéndices de la Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres preparado para la undécima reunión de la Conferencia de las Partes, 10-20 de Abril de 2000, Nairobi, Kenya

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1999
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CITES : instrument pour la conservation : guide de l'amendement des Annexes à la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d'extinction préparé pour la onzième session de la Conférence des Parties, 10-20 avril 2000, Nairobi, Kenya

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1999
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CITES : a conservation tool : a guide to amending the Appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, prepared for the eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, 10-20 April 2000 Nairobi, Kenya

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1999
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Bears : status survey and conservation action plan

The eight species of bear live in more than 65 countries or autonomous regions in four continents, in a variety of habitats from tropical rainforests to arctic ice. Numerous human cultures around the world symbolically or physically try to incorporate the power of bears into their people.

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1999
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Polar bears : proceedings of the twelfth Working meeting of the IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group, 3-7 February 1997, Oslo, Norway

These 12th proceedings provide an overview of the ongoing research and management activities on polar bears on the circumpolar Arctic.

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1998
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Deer : status survey and conservation action plan

Deer are a unique group of mammals recognised for their grace and beauty. Some are also prime examples of flagship species, whose continued survival sustains the complex interplay of flora and fauna. Today many species are under threat of extinction.

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1998
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North American rodents : status survey and conservation action plan

The first comprehensive treatment of North American rodents of conservation concern.

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1998
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Sharks and their relatives : ecology and conservation

Sharks and their relatives, the rays and chimaeras, are the diverse group of cartilaginous fishes that have evolved over 400 million years.

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1998
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Hyaenas : status survey and conservation action plan

Despite their low species density, hyaenas are both unique and vital components of most African and some Asian ecosystems.

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1998
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Crocodiles : status survey and conservation action plan

This reflects the ongoing activities of the Crocodile Specialist Group, providing the first application of the new 1994 IUCN Red List Categories to crocodilian status assessment.

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1998
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1997 United Nations list of protected areas

This new edition reveals a global network of over 30,000 protected areas designated under national legislation which covers 13.2 million square kilometres of land, freshwater and sea, an area larger than Canada, and accounts for nearly 8 per cent of the world's land area, as well as 1.5 million s

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1998
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Grebes : status survey and conservation action plan

Grebes are specisalised waterbirds which inhabit marshlands and reed-fringed lakes. Their dependence on wetlands is total and as a result they are particularly vulnerable to changes in ecosystems and their deterioration.

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1997
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Tapirs : status survey and conservation action plan [with Spanish and Portuguese chapters]

Descended from a long and ancient lineage, tapirs are important tropical forest seed dispersers. However, today, all species of tapirs are threatened to various degrees by habitat destruction and hunting.

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1997
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The African wild dog : status survey and conservation action plan

Over the last 30 years the African wild dog population has declined dramatically. Dogs have disappeared from 25 of the 39 countries in which they were previously found, and only 6 populations are believed to number more than 100 animals.

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1997
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Dragonflies : status survey and conservation action plan

Dragonflies, those beautiful and colourful creatures which can often be seen hovering above water, pre-date dinosaurs. Today, some 5,000 species have been described and many more await discovery and description.

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1997
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Cactus and succulent plants : status survey and conservation action plan

Found in a variety of forms and sometimes with very attractive flowers, cacti and other succulents have elicited widespread interest and tremendous popularity worldwide.

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1997
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The Ethiopian wolf : status survey and conservation action plan

The Ethiopian wolf is one of many species endemic to the highlands of Ethiopia but with only about 400 adults remaining, it is also the most endangered canid in the world.

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1997
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Wild sheep and goats and their relatives : status survey and conservation action plan for Caprinae

Wild caprinae, including sheep and goats, are an extremely valuable group of mammals. While most live in mountains, some inhabit desert grasslands, tropical forests or even arctic tundra.

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1997
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Asian rhinos : status survey and conservation action plan

There are currently three species of Asian rhino: the Indian or greater one-horned Asian rhino, the Javan or lesser one-horned Asian rhino and the Sumatran or Asian two-horned rhino. Today, all three are threatened with extinction and two, the Sumatran rhino and Javan rhino, critically so.

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1997
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CITES : un instrumento para la conservación : una guía para enmendar los Apéndices de la Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional des Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres, preparada para la décima Reunión de la Conferencia de las Partes, 9-20 de junio de 1997 Harare, Zimbabwe

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1996
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CITES : a conservation tool : a guide to amending the Appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, prepared for the tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, 9-20 June 1997 Harare, Zimbabwe

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1996
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CITES : instrument pour la conservation : guide de l'amendement des Annexes à la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore menacées d'extinction, préparé pour la dixième session de la Conférence des Parties, 9 au 20 juin 1997 Harare, Zimbabwe

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1996

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