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AFRICA: white rhino population is increasing, but the subspecies remains threatened

Researchers from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have combined rhino estimates from various African countries for the year 2022. The continental assessment obtained from this work was published on 21 September 2023, on the eve of World Rhino Day. Among other findings, it shows that the white rhino population has increased in Africa for the first time since 2012. However, the threat of extinction continues to hang over these emblematic mammals of the savannah.

EGYPT: Ras Mohammed Reserve joins the IUCN Green List

Ras Mohammed Marine Nature Reserve, Egypt’s oldest national park, has just received the Green List certificate from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The award recognises Egypt’s efforts to protect its natural ecosystems, including coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass beds in the Red Sea, as it hosts the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) from 6 to 18 November 2022.