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  • Hanying Li Spoke at a Community Environmental Education Seminar in China Photo: Hanying Li Spoke

    CEC SC Member Hanying Li Spoke at a Community Environmental Education Seminar in China


    Upon invitation of Oxfan, HongKong, Hanying shared CEC experiences in promoting community participation in nature reserves conservation through education.

  • Nacer Riad Bendaoud Photo: Nacer Riad Bendaoud

    Décès de M. Nacer Riad Bendaoud


    M Ryad Bendaoud, membre actif de la UICN CEC et président de l'association Écologique de boumerdes, vient de nous quitter, un défenseur hors pair de l'environnement, un fervent battant de l'écologie et militant de la conservation de la nature en Algérie et en...

  • Rhino horn - Wildlife trade Photo: Rhino

    The future of illegal wildlife trade


    Call for participation

  • Tom Milliken, Esmond Martin and Daniel Stiles Photo: Tom Milliken

    A Tribute to Esmond Bradley Martin


    Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC Elephant and Rhino Programme Officer, pays tribute to one of conservation's great unsung heroes.

  • Restoration sign in the wetlands of Alviso Marsh, Don Edwards wildlife refuge, south San Francisco bay, California Photo: ©Sundry Photography Shutterstock

    World Wetlands Day 2018: Focus on Urban Wetlands


    For the seventh year in a row, the WEF Global Risk Report placed Water Crises in its Top 5 Global Risks. Such repeated warnings have led business and policy makers to seek solutions and innovation to avert water crises. Yet solutions often lie in...

  • Cheetah Photo: Geoffroy Mauvais

    MOOCs and protected areas capacity building – where we stand


    Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are now an undeniable part of the education landscape. Their development really started to take off in 2012 and there are now over 7,000 of them mainly from European and North American universities. MOOCs are a...

  • Dr Jan Čeřovský on the Čeřovka tower in the Czech Republic Dr Jan Čeřovský on the Čeřovka tower in the Czech Republic  Photo: J. Čeřovský

    IUCN mourns the loss of eminent conservationist and former IUCN Vice President Jan ČEŘOVSKÝ


    Dr Jan Čeřovský, a leading Czech botanist and nature conservationist, and a former Vice President of IUCN, passed away on 7 September at the age of 87, having made an immense contribution to nature conservation.

  • A student following a MOOC from home A student following a MOOC from home - Un étudiant suit un MOOC depuis la maison Photo: IUCN

    Bridging the capacity development gap in Africa


    Africa’s protected areas, and the prolific wildlife that they protect, face significant and increasing threats (poaching, climate change, habitat reduction, etc.). Establishing protected areas alone does not guarantee the fulfillment of conservation...

  • WISE-UP to Climate Photo: IWMI/Marloes Mul

    Visual storytelling: Water Infrastructure Solutions for the Volta Basin


    WISE-UP 'Water Infrastructure Solutions from Ecosystem Services underpinning Climate Resilient Polies and Programmes' is a 4-year multidisciplinary research project that aims to demonstrate the application of natural infrastructure as a ‘nature-...

  • WCPA Steering Committee meeting in Colombia, March 2017 Photo: IUCN/Valerie Batselaere

    Setting the WCPA agenda


    The Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia (PNNC) hosted this year’s annual WCPA Steering Committee meeting in Cartagena, Colombia.  The meeting was the first since Kathy MacKinnon was elected Chair and focused on the Commission’s achievements and...


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