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  • Kathy MacKinnon IUCN WCPA Chair Photo: IUCN

    IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Chair Dr Kathy MacKinnon wins top conservation prize


    Dr Kathy MacKinnon, a British zoologist, has won the Midori Prize for Biodiversity, a prestigious conservation award.

  • Okavango Delta Photo: ©IUCN/Peter Howard

    World must act now to strengthen protection of most important wetlands


    An open letter from International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: In July this year the United Nations reported that the world is off-track to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) – ensuring the availability and...

  • French Polynesia Sharks and Rays Photo: Lauric Thiault

    Global AWARE Week: Mobilising ocean conservation action


    Blog by Ria Sen, member of the IUCN Comission on Education and Communication

  • Visitors can enjoy the forest in all weathers Photo: National Trust Images; Rob Stothard

    How best practice stakeholder participation results in the best outcomes for nature


    What do you do when people’s deep love for a forest is the very reason the habitats are in trouble and there is tension? The answer is to do best practice Stakeholder Dialogue, to share decisions with other stakeholders and find the best possible outcomes for...

  • GWFA Photo: GWFA

    4th Call for Proposals - Guinean Forests of West Africa


    BirdLife International, in its capacity as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot, has published a new Call for Proposals that may be of interest to...

  • Heroes Summer Camp, Chiapas Mexico - Theatrical Presentation Photo: Foncet Carlos Estrada

    Heroes ́ Summer camp


    #NatureForAll activity in Chiapas, Mexico

  • 20th TEMM YouthForum 2018 Group Photo Photo: Hanyang Li

    Youth Forum at the 20th Tripartite Environmental Ministers’ Meeting in China


    Upon  invitation  from  #NatureForAll  partner,  China  Environmental  Education  Center  (CEEC)  of  Ministry  of  Ecology  and  Environment,  China,  IUCN  CEC  ...

  • Rustam Sagitov Rustam Sagitov Photo: Baltic Fund for Nature

    Dr Rustam Sagitov, one of Russia’s great nature conservationists


    IUCN mourns the loss of Dr Rustam Sagitov, IUCN Regional Councillor for Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, and Chair of the IUCN National Committee for Russia, who passed away on Sunday, 19 August 2018. Aleksei Zavarzin, IUCN CEC Regional Vice Chair...

  • 2018 GYBN Regional Youth Capacity Building Workshop for AFRICA Photo: GYBN

    2018 GYBN Regional Youth Capacity Building Workshop for AFRICA


    Call for Applications: deadline 31 August. The workshop for Africa aims to strengthen the capacity of young leaders to take action in support of National Biodiversity Strategies and Actions Plan

  • Daño del castor en Tierra del Fuego El castor (Castor canadensis) fue introducido en el año 1946 en la Isla Grande Tierra del Fuego, alcanzando una distribución rápida en este territorio insular argentino y chileno, y colonizando luego la península Brunswick, en el territorio continental de Chile. La población actual de la especie se estima en 100.000 individuos. Los efectos del castor incluyen la destrucción de árboles por anillado e inundación de bosques de Nothofagus, así como la modificación de la dinámica de nutrientes del bosque. Photo: Carla Nowak

    Argentina; comunicar como estrategia ante las especies exóticas invasoras


    UICN América del Sur acompaña a su socio FAO Argentina en el lanzamiento de audiovisuales para el abordaje de una de las mayores problemáticas para la conservación de nuestra biodiversidad.


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