Jan 2014. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) letter of advocacy against a transshipment port development in the PBPA, signed by Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General and Simon Stuart, IUCN Species Survival Commission Chair. "IUCN agrees strongly with the collective knowledge of government and non-government stakeholders that the PBPA should not be developed in a way that is environmentally harmful and unsustainable".