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Copyright 2012 IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group
Commissioned by the IUCN Species Survival Commission to serve as a first response for wildlife health concerns across the world.
Wildlife disease is increasingly recognized as a threat to endangered wild animal populations.
Commentary on the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia November 2014 explores the question: "Potential Conflict in Goals – are Parks for Ecological or Human Health?" by Ro McFarlane and Richard K
Information summary from the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan on the mass die-off of Saiga antelopes (Saiga tatarica tatarica) observed in the Betpak-Dala population in C
Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds statement on:
H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in poultry and wild birds in Republic of Korea January 2014
The 2013 Prince Mahidol Awards Conference on “A World United Against Infectious Diseases: Cross-Sectoral Solutions” was held on January 28 - February 2, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, in coordination with
The species 54 Special Quadrennium Issue is now available! It includes a report of SSC activities from 2009-2012, including Specialist Group reports.
The Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme's 2012 Annual Report highlights the activities of the past year, including disease control and prevention efforts.
The monthly H5N1 HPAI global overview of January-March 2012 is produced by the FAO-GLEWS team, which collects data and analyses epidemiological data and information on animal disease outbreaks as a contribution to improving global early warning under the framework of the Global Early Warning System for Transboundary Animal Diseases and major Zoonoses.
· Worldwide situation: observed trends
· Situation by continent/region
- South Asia
- South East and East Asia
- Middle East
- Eastern Europe
The World Bank has released a report on the economics of One Health. Several WHSG members provided information to inform the World Bank's analyses.
This discussion paper is the result of collaboration between the World Health Organization and the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Framework Convention on Cl
Species is the magazine of the IUCN Species Programme and the IUCN Species Survival Commission.
Species is the magazine of the IUCN Species Programme and the IUCN Species Survival Commission. Commission members, in addition to providing leadership for conservation efforts for specific plant and animal groups, contribute to technical and scientific counsel to biodiversity conservation projects throughout the world. They provide advice to governments, international conventions, and conservation organizations.
The report provides details on the AWHN's wildlife health programs as well as useful performance indicators to measure the success of collaborative efforts, wildlife health surveillance and reporting systems, and training initiatives. The report can be accessed here: http://www.wildlifehealth.org.au/AWHN_Admin/ManageWebsite/AboutUS/Upload...