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us: International Union for Conservation of Nature



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    • us: IUCN (Organization)
    • us: International Union for the Conservation of Nature
    • us: UICN (Organization)
    • us: Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature
    • us: Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza
    • us: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (2008- )
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    • found: ITTO/IUCN guidelines for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in tropical timber production forests, c2009: t.p. (International Union for the Conservation of Nature)
    • found: IUCN website, Dec. 21, 2009: home page (IUCN; IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature) about IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature; IUCN was founded in Oct. 1948 as the International Union for the Protection of Nature (or IUPN); the organization changed its name to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in 1956 with the acronym IUCN (or UICN in French and Spanish). This remains our full legal name to this day. Use of the name "World Conservation Union", in conjunction with IUCN, began in 1990. From March 2008 this name is no longer commonly used) French home page (UICN) À propos de l'UICN (UICN, l'Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) Spanish home page (UICN) sobre UICN (UICN, la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) {http://www.iucn.org/}
    • found: Its Statutes of 5 October 1948, revised on 22 October 1996 and last amended on 13 October 2008 ... c2008: PDF t.p. (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) cover (IUCN) p. 2 (IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (also known as International Union for Conservation of Nature)) {http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/statutes_en.pdf}
    • found: Its West Asia/ Middle East (WAME) Regional Office newsletter, Apr. 2008: PDF t.p. ("We're simplifying our name; we are just IUCN ... it stands for the International Union for Conservation of Nature. We've confused many people for many years with our two names: IUCN or the World Conservation Union"; "IUCN has changed its logo and its name. The Union is now only known as International Union for the Conservation of Nature or Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature in French. The term "World Conservation Union" must be forgotten and avoided in publications") {http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/wame_e_newsletter_april_2008_final.pdf}
    • notfound: A sustainable world, c1995: t.p. (IUCN--the World Conservation Union);Gale ready reference shelf, Dec. 3, 2002 (IUCN - The World Conservation Union (IUCN); founded 1948; Formerly: ([until] 1956) International Union for the Protection of Nature; ([until] 2000) International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), World Conservation Union; founded 1948);Its Web site, Oct. 26, 2004: overview (founded on 5 Oct. 1948 as the International Union for the Protection of Nature (IUPN); organization changed its name into International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) in 1956. In 1990 it was shortened to IUCN--The World Conservation Union)
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    • 2009-12-21: new
    • 2013-06-14: revised
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