Message from the Director General: The Convention on Biological Diversity

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre explains why the meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity, starting in Nagoya on 18 October, is so important for the future of our planet.


Love. Not Loss.

A new biodiversity message challenging communicators to talk about nature in terms that people want to listen to.


Preserving life and land in Kenya

IUCN's work to restore local rights in Garba Tula dryland district in North-East Kenya.


Building resilience to climate change

This video shows examples where successful restoration of damanged natural ecosystems has improved human well-being.


2010: The International Year of Biodiversity

Watch these images of biodiversity and some of the threats it is facing today and learn from IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre why the International Year of Biodiversity is so important for the well-being of the entire planet.