Story | 28 Nov, 2023
In May 2023, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration with the IUCN Species Survival Commission, the Invertebrate Conservation Committee, the Hoverfly Specialist Group, and Buglife, finalised three Action Plans outlining conservation needs and priorities for...
News | 21 Nov, 2023
Lausanne, Switzerland – Sports for Nature signatories demonstrated how they are embedding nature in their sustainability strategies and called for further guidance to help them contribute to global biodiversity goals at the first Sports for Nature Annual Meeting held here last week, following...
Story | 17 Nov, 2023
Tharparkar’s natural ecosystem needs the establishment of a conservation program for critically endangered plant species, including the development of a seed bank and the promotion of sustainable harvesting practices.
Story | 02 Nov, 2023
News | 27 Oct, 2023
In an ongoing commitment to protect one of the world’s most threatened primate groups, IUCN Save Our Species is proud to announce the extension of the SOS Lemurs initiative with a 9.5 million CHF second phase. The only initiative dedicated...
Story | 07 Nov, 2023
The interregional meeting of the IUCN Community for Europe, North, and Central Asia took place 16-18 October in Yerevan, Armenia. It brought together IUCN Members, Commission experts from across Europe, North, and Central Asia, along with other...
News | 20 Oct, 2023
We mourn the passing of astrophysicist, environmentalist and writer Hubert Reeves. He died on Friday, 13 October 2023, at the age of 91.
News | 10 Oct, 2023
The second IUCN Leaders Forum opens in Geneva, Switzerland, and virtually from 11 to 13 October 2023 under the theme: Global goals for nature: Tracking progress, financing success.
Commission statement | 2023
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) is aware that lethal approaches to reducing the risk of human-shark interactions are increasingly being adopted around the world. Several governments either have active shark control programs (i.e., bather protection programs) or frequently implement...