Medio marino y polar

Los océanos cubren el 70% de la superficie de la Tierra y contribuyen al mundo de forma extraordinariamente diversa. Sólo una fracción de éstos has ido descubierta hasta ahora, y gran parte de la vida en los océanos sigue siendo un misterio que los expertos de la UICN se esfuerzan en desvelar.



  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020


    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...

  • Ice and plastic interaction experiment, Manitoba, Canada Photo: Joao Sousa IUCN

    Research to determine whether ocean plastics accelerate Arctic melt


    IUCN and academic partners are conducting research in the Arctic and Baltic regions to establish to what extent plastic particles accelerate ice melt in the Arctic Circle. Dark plastic particles attract sunlight, warm up and melt the ice around it. ...

  • Beach erosion, Jupiter, Florida.  Photo: William Djubin, EarthRehab

    Ocean risks a wake-up call for policymakers – IUCN report


    Southampton, Bermuda, 08 May 2018 (XL Catlin/IUCN): A new report by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, commissioned by the global (re)insurance company XL Catlin, warns of unprecedented changes occurring in the ocean and points to the...

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