IUCN Releases Global Re-introduction Perspectives 2010
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The second issue of the Global Re-introduction Perspectives series, released by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), contains 72 case studies on reintroduction efforts for invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and plants.

15 February 2011: The second issue of the Global Re-introduction Perspectives series, released by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), contains 72 case studies on reintroduction efforts for the following taxa: invertebrates (9), fish (6), amphibians (5), reptiles (7), birds (13), mammals (20) and plants (12).

The series is published with the support of IUCN, the IUCN Species Survival Commission, Abu Dhabi Environment Agency, Saudi Wildlife Commission, Denver Zoological Foundation and Reintroduction Specialist Group. The case studies in the 2010 issue include the reintroductions of: Adriatic sturgeon in the Ticino River, Italy; Siamese crocodiles in Cambodia; saker falcon in Bulgaria; Asiatic black bear in Jirisan National Park, South Korea; and Arabian oryx in Saudi Arabia. Each case study includes the following sections: Introduction, Goals, Success, Indicators, Project Summary, Major Difficulties Faced, Major Lessons Learned, and Success of Project, with reasons for success or failure. [Publication: Global Re-introduction Perspectives 2010]

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