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  • Okavango Delta, Botswana Photo: ©Shutterstock/M_Mendelson

    Call for Wetland Decade under the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030)


    Open Letter by the International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: The environmental health of our wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The authoritative Global Wetland Outlook released by the Ramsar Convention on...

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    IUCN-led independent scientific panels highlighted at IAIA symposium on mining


    A two-day International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Special Symposium on Mining hosted this month by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, brought together a range of practitioners from impact assessors and...

  • Western gray whale in Sakhalin Photo: Yuri Yakovlev

    IUCN seeks whale conservation experts to advise on energy development impacts


    IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals to serve on its independent scientific and technical advisory panel to minimize impacts on western gray whales during offshore oil and gas development near Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East....

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    IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands celebrates its 40th and IUCN's 70th


    Some 250 delegates from NGOs, government, business and science came together to celebrate the anniversary of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. The conclusion: the road to a sustainable future requires a combined strategy. 

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    IUCN lists 15 new sites as world’s best protected areas


    Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 24 November 2018 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognising best practice in...

  • Photo: IUCN/M.Hofman

    Celebrating 50 years of the Society of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan


    The establishment of the Society of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan fifty years ago marked the beginning of the modern era of nature protection in the country. To celebrate its anniversary, the Society organised a conference in Ashgabat on 11 and 12 October...

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    Western gray whales at great risk from salmon nets – IUCN-backed study


    Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) - A new IUCN-backed scientific article published today finds that threatened western gray whales are at “very high risk” of entanglement in coastal salmon nets near Russia’s Sakhalin island, which often leads to their injury or death...

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    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...

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    IUCN seeks whale conservation expert to lead advise on industry development impacts


    IUCN invites applications for the Chair of its Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) to provide objective independent advice on the impacts to whales and their marine habitat during offshore oil and gas development and beyond. The position will run for...

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    IUCN launches global alliance for greener cities


    Edinburgh, Scotland, 24 September 2018 (IUCN/Scottish Wildlife Trust) – IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) has launched a global initiative which aims to create greener, more liveable cities that will improve the health, well-being and...


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