Press release | 04 sep, 2023
Gland, Switzerland, 4 September 2023 (IUCN) – IUCN, the International Union for Conservation Nature, welcomes the Assessment Report on Invasive Alien Species and their Control, today launched at the tenth plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (…
From 27 August to 2 September 2023, an IUCN delegation will participate in the 10th Plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-10), in Bonn, Germany.
Story | 20 jul, 2023
A new technique to protect freshwater ecosystems in Riding Mountain National Park
Story | 24 mei, 2023
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 | 02 mrt, 2023
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…
News | 18 nov, 2022
Led by IUCN, a manual to support EU Member States and other stakeholders with incorporating animal welfare into their management of invasive alien species (IAS) of Union concern has been published.
Story | 15 sep, 2020
IUCN today launched a global standard for classifying the severity and type of impacts caused by alien species, known as the Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT). This tool will alert scientists, conservation practitioners and policy makers to the potential consequences of…
Story | 02 sep, 2020
A new paper indicates that impacts on natural World Heritage sites from invasive alien species, such as house mice, Argentine ants and rainbow trout, may be greater than previously assessed. It presents results of a proposed framework tested in seven affected sites, recording the presence of…