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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

Marine plastics on beach Photo: Peter Charaf

"Close the Plastic Tap" Programme

The majority of marine plastics come from land-based sources, including urban and storm runoff, sewer overflows, beach visitors, inadequate waste disposal and...
Kids Photo: Fancy Crave

#NatureForAll

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Cheetah Photo: Christin Noelle via Unspash (CC)

Action on the ground

Conservation based on sound knowledge helps prevent extinction and improve species population levels. Interventions including species recovery programmes,...
Blue and John Crow Mountains, Jamaica Photo: IUCN/Melissa Marín

Advisor on World Heritage

IUCN co-drafted the World Heritage Convention text with UNESCO in 1972 and is explicitly recognised within the Convention as the technical Advisory Body on...

Agriculture and Land Health

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In Kalongo, Uganda, IUCN works with local stakeholders during a community meeting on land use in the Agoro-Agu landscape as a part of its PLUS project Photo: CD Langoya, IUCN

An IUCN Natural Resource Governance Framework

What is the Natural Resource Governance Framework?  The Natural Resource Governance Framework (NRGF) is an IUCN initiative created to provide a robust...

Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme

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Bradypus torquatus Bradypus torquatus Photo: Marco Freitas

Biodiversity Assessment Unit

Co-hosted in IUCN's Washington D.C. Office and at the headquarters of Member organisation Conservation International (CI) in Arlington, Virginia, the...

Biodiversity Conservation

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Blue-Green Economy

Today’s world needs a new paradigm for doing business while ensuring the maintenance of biodiversity and its values. In relation to economic and social...

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