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  • Species on the Edge app is launched

    Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to learn...
  • Into the deep unknown – scientists on a mission to explore underwater mountains

    Top marine scientists from around the world are setting off on a six-week cruise on board the RRS James Cook today to explore underwater mountains – or seamounts – of the southwest Indian Ocean Ridge. Their main focus will be to study species which live on...
  • Establishing IPBES: Deadlines are set, work in progress

    Significant progress in shaping the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has recently been achieved. What is the vision and involvement of IUCN? Find out in the interview with Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN...
  • Whales & dolphins need more protected areas

    A new book, Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is released, calling for accelerated efforts to conserve marine mammals by protecting a greater area of the ocean. Currently only 1.3% of the ocean is protected but many new Marine...
  • Species on the Edge of Survival – The ultimate guide to nature in need

    Why is the Javan Rhino one of the world’s most threatened large mammals? What efforts are underway to help conserve the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds of Ecuador? Why is there a dramatic decline in the Globosa Mangrove? You can find answers to these and...
  • John C. Phillips Memorial Medal

    IUCN Member Organizations and Commission Members are invited to submit nominations for the John C. Phillips Memorial Medal. The John C. Phillips Memorial Medal recognizes outstanding service in international conservation and commemorates the life and work of...
  • The Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal

    Established eight years ago during the World Conservation Congress in Thailand, the Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal will go to a conservation professional who has made outstanding contributions to the conservation of nature and natural resources.
  • Honorary membership of IUCN

    Honorary Membership of IUCN, which recognizes outstanding services to the conservation of nature and natural resources, is presented at the World Conservation Congress to two or three individuals who have made exceptional contributions to furthering the goals...
  • Medalla en Memoria de Harold Jefferson Coolidge

    Establecida hace ocho años, durante el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza en Tailandia, este premio se otorgará a un profesional de la conservación que haya realizado contribuciones destacadas a la conservación de la naturaleza y los recursos naturales.
  • Medalla en Memoria de John C. Phillips

    Se invita a las organizaciones Miembro de la UICN y a los miembros de sus Comisiones a postular candidatos a la Medalla en Memoria de John C. Phillips. La Medalla John C. Phillips se otorga en reconocimiento a los destacados servicios en favor de la...
  • Membresía Honoraria de la UICN

    La Membresía Honoraria de la UICN, que reconoce contribuciones extraordinarias a la conservación de la naturaleza y los recursos naturales, se concede en el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza a dos o tres personas que hayan contribuido de manera excepcional a...
  • Médaille commémorative Harold Jefferson Coolidge

    Créée il y a huit ans lors du Congrès mondial de la nature en Thaïlande, la Médaille Harold Jefferson Coolidge est décernée à un spécialiste de la conservation ayant apporté une contribution importante à la protection de la nature et des ressources...
  • Médaille commémorative John C. Phillips

    Les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions de l’UICN sont invités à soumettre des nominations pour la médaille commémorative John C. Phillips. La Médaille John C. Phillips récompense d’importants services rendus à la conservation environnementale et...
  • Membres d’honneur de l‘UICN

    Le titre de Membre d’honneur de l’UICN, qui récompense des services exceptionnels en faveur de la conservation de la nature et des ressources naturelles, est décerné, sur recommandation du Conseil de l’UICN, lors du Congrès mondial de la nature, à deux ou...
  • Top scientists rally together in fight against invasive species

    A flurry of articles in influential scientific journals in recent months has questioned the urgency to address the growing threat to biodiversity from invasive species. The assertion is that the concern with invasive species derives from an unreasonable...
  • IUCN welcomes Samoa as new State Member

    The Government of the Independent State of Samoa has officially announced its decision to join IUCN by endorsing the Union’s Statutes, becoming a State Member of the world’s largest and oldest environmental network. The Ministry of Natural Resources and...
  • La UICN da la bienvenida a Samoa, nuevo Estado Miembro

    El gobierno del Estado Independiente de Samoa anunció oficialmente su decisión de ser Estado Miembro de la UICN adhiriéndose a sus Estatutos, sumándose así a la red ambiental más grande y antigua del mundo. El Ministerio de Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente...
  • Samoa rejoint l’UICN en qualité de nouvel État Membre

    Le gouvernement de l’Etat indépendant de Samoa a annoncé officiellement sa décision de rejoindre l’UICN en adhérant à ses Statuts. Il devient ainsi un État Membre du réseau environnemental le plus grand et le plus ancien du monde. Le Ministère des Ressources...
  • More World Heritage Sites, more challenges for conservation

    Paris, France, 29 June, 2011. Four outstanding natural sites in Kenya, Jordan, Australia and Japan were given World Heritage status following the advice of IUCN to the World Heritage Committee, which closes today in Paris. An extension to an...
  • Más sitios de Patrimonio Mundial, más desafíos para la conservación

    París, Francia. 29 de junio de 2011 (UICN) – Cuatro sitios naturales excepcionales en Kenia, Jordania, Australia y Japón recibieron la calificación de Patrimonio Mundial, en respuesta al consejo de la UICN al Comité de Patrimonio Mundial, que cierra hoy su...
  • SOS Call for Proposals now open

    The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011. 
  • Greener ways to end poverty

    Poverty and environmental degradation go hand-in-hand throughout the world; each can cause the other. With the global population likely to reach nine billion by 2050 there is an urgent need to address both in tandem when devising new economic development...
  • arborvitae Issue 43 - Attending to gender

    Women and forest ownership: Providing secure tenure rights to both genders can promote sustainable forest management and poverty alleviation. Feature: Now is the time for the forestry and environment community to recognize that women are primary...
  • arborvitae Issue 43 - La consideración del género

    Las mujeres y la propiedad de los bosques: La garantía de derechos de tenencia seguros para ambos sexos puede promover la gestión forestal sostenible y la mitigación de la pobreza. Artículo: Este es el momento para que la comunidad de la silvicultura...
  • arborvitae 43: Intégration de l’égalité des genres

    Femmes et droits de propriété aux forêts: Garantir des droits fonciers sûrs aux femmes et aux hommes, promeut la gestion forestière durable et atténue la pauvreté.  Reportage: Il est maintenant temps que la communauté environnementale et...


Last updated - Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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