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News | 05 Jun, 2023
IUCN calls on the EU to ensure the adoption of an ambitious Nature Restoration Law
IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) has written to President Ursula von der Leyen, President Roberta Metsola, and the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, to urge the EU institutions to ensure the adoption of an ambitious regulation for the restoration of...
Story | 24 Mei, 2023
How can we shift public perception of Invasive Alien Species? A collaborative conference with experiences from the Euro-Mediterranean region
A total of 126 invasive alien species (IAS) and another 89 species posing a serious threat to freshwater and estuarine ecosystems have been recorded by the Life Invasaqua project in Spain and Portugal.
From the 25th to the 26th of May this conference, led by IUCN-Med, will...
Story | 22 Mei, 2023
Embracing biodiversity: Paving the way for nature-inclusive cities
How many different species of animals and plants can you spot in a city? How often do you immerse yourself in urban nature? Are today’s city-dwellers alienated from nature more than ever?
Story | 03 Mar, 2023
The problem that has no name: Gender, climate migration, and the case of Israel
Dr. Hadas Cohen, Visiting Assistant Professor and Israel Institute Teaching Fellow at the Schusterman Center for Judaic and Israeli Studies, University of Oklahoma
Israel, a climate change hot spot, is preparing for global warming. The government is aware...
Story | 02 Mar, 2023
Two new publications support action to tackle invasive alien species in Europe
Two brochures, presenting the updated list of invasive alien species of concern in the European Union and introducing the EU regulation on invasives alien species, have been produced by IUCN in partnership with the European Commission. These publications will support all actors working towards...
Story | 02 Mar, 2023
IUCN Alcoa Foundation collaboration to explore the benefits of restoration and biodiversity offsetting
A conversation with Rosa Garcia Piñero, President of Alcoa Foundation, to understand the goals of the partnership
Story | 26 Jan, 2023
Meet the Pollinator Expert: Axel Hochkirch
In this edition of “Meet the Expert”, we introduce Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch, Chair of the IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee and associate professor in the Biogeography department at Trier University in Germany.
News | 14 Des, 2022
Experts in insect taxonomy “threatened by extinction” reveals the first European Red List of Taxonomists
Expertise tends to be particularly poor in the countries with the richest biodiversity, while taxonomists are predominantly male and ageing.
News | 12 Des, 2022
New IUCN report: To fulfil its promise, circular economy must take biodiversity into account
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – A new report issued by IUCN Europe examines links and policy gaps between circular economy concepts and biodiversity. It finds that the circular economy has important potential benefits for nature, but needs to be integrated more closely with...
Press release | 13 Des, 2022
16 protected and conserved areas in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia achieve IUCN Green List Status
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 16 new sites in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, the global standard recognising well governed and effectively...