Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought we look at how IUCN is working with communities around the world to halt this global menace.
Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the Addax – a migratory species of desert-adapted antelope - to the very knife-edge of extinction according to a recent survey which found only three surviving in the wild.
Imèn Meliane is the new WCPA Regional Vice Chair for North Africa, The Middle East and West Asia (NAMEWA). Imèn describes her vision for protected areas in the region, a region facing numerous challenges from conflict to desertification, but also gifted with...
As a founding member of the Natural Capital Coalition, IUCN is supporting the global consultation on the draft Natural Capital Protocol (NCP) and encouraging businesses, governments and other stakeholders -- especially the conservation community -- to...
A new IUCN-backed report released yesterday identifies three new investment structures that could help catalyse finance to meet the world’s pressing environmental challenges and sustainable growth goals.
Exploring how a Net Positive Impact (NPI) approach on biodiversity can enable the private sector to better manage biodiversity and contribute to global conservation is the focus of two new papers released today under the auspices of the NPI Alliance.
Do you know someone who is doing outstanding conservation work for a natural World Heritage site? Would you like to see this person recognised for their exemplary contribution? If so, get in touch!
Update: nominations are now closed
¿Conoce a alguien que esté realizando una labor excepcional en materia de conservación para un sitio natural de Patrimonio Mundial? ¿Le gustaría que esta persona recibiera un reconocimiento por su ejemplar contribución? Si es así, comuníquenoslo.
Connaissez-vous quelqu'un qui fait un travail de conservation remarquable pour un site du patrimoine mondial naturel ? Aimeriez-vous voir cette personne reconnue pour sa contribution exemplaire ? Si oui, contactez-nous!
Info: les candidatures sont...
Last updated - Thu, 19 Sep 2019
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