Commission statement | 2023
The purpose of the IUCN SSC Position Statement on the role of Botanic Gardens, Zoos and Aquariums is threefold:to outline SSC’s position on the roles played by these institutions in the conservation of species and their genetic diversity, to urge all these institutions to achieve their…
News | 27 Sep, 2023
Biodiversity in Kenya has today received a boost with the establishment of the IUCN Kenya Species Specialist Group (KeSSG) announced on the second day of the inaugural Wildlife Scientific Conference hosted by the Wildlife Research & Training Institute (WRTI) in Naivasha, Kenya.
Story | 20 Juin, 2023
The Seub Nahasathien Foundation (SNF) is a Thai non-governmental organisation committed to the preservation and safeguarding of vast forests, natural ecosystems, wildlife habitats, and precious endangered species. One of their vital initiatives focuses on preventing the sixth extinction and…
Story | 14 Juin, 2023
Jullien’s Golden Carp (Probarbus jullieni) is a large migratory freshwater fish found in the Mekong river basins and its major tributaries in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam, and Malaysia. Classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red…
News | 08 Mar, 2023
The IUCN Species Survival Commission recognizes just eleven Centers on the planet
Grey literature | 2022
This report presents the results of a broad assessment of freshwater diversity in the Douro river basin in Spain and Portugal. The Douro river basin is the largest of the Iberian Peninsula, and an ecological region of great value due to the high diversity of ecosystems and the number of species…
From 5 - 13 November, IUCN is participating in the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) taking place in Geneva.