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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.

Ifrane National Park (Morocco) Photo: IUCN

Mediterranean Ecosystems Management Programme

The Mediterranean basin region presents a wide diversity of habitats and ecosystem, and also has a long history of human settlements. For this reason the...
Marine protected area in the Mediterranean Photo: Mar Otero

Mediterranean Marine Programme

With 21 riparian countries, the Mediterranean Sea covers about 2.5 million km2, of which  about 25% are under the full jurisdiction of the countries, the...
Gazelle de Cuvier Photo: Mar Cano (CSIC-Spain)

Mediterranean Species Programme

The Mediterranean Basin is one of the world’s richest places in terms of animal and plant diversity. The Mediterranean is particularly noted for the...
Brown Bear : Kronotsky Zapovednik, Kamchatka Russia Photo: Igor Shpileno

Membership Activities

WCEL at the UN General Assembly Dialogue on Harmony with Nature https://www.iucn.org/news/world-commission-environmental-law/201805/wcel-un-general-...
The Lapponian Area of northern Sweden Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Jim Thorsell

Natura 2000: Europe’s protected areas network

In Europe, the Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centerpiece of EU nature and biodiversity policy, established under the Habitats and Birds...
Mangroves plantation Photo: © IUCN Asia

Nature-based disaster risk reduction

Well-managed, healthy and diverse ecosystems and the biological resources they encompass are critical for a healthy, safe and prosperous world. They also ...
Urban-Rural split. Oslo, Norway Photo: Ricky Leong

Nature-based solutions

Nature-based solutions are interventions which use nature and the natural functions of healthy ecosystems to tackle some of the most pressing challenges of our...
Mangrove nursery in Costa Rica Photo: Marco Quesada

Nature-based Solutions

Contacts CEM Group lead: Emmanuelle Cohen-Shacham  CEM Focal point: Angela Andrade  WCPA Focal Point: Nigel Dudley  Secretariat:...

Newsletter

Protecting the Planet, delivering the Promise of Sydney Read up on the latest news on protected areas around the world, INSPIRING PLACES, INSPIRING...
Grazing in a oak forest. North Africa Photo: Ghrabi gammar Zeineb

North Africa Programme

The IUCN Programme in North Africa 2013‐2016 was prepared by the IUCN Centre For Mediterranean Cooperation in Malaga (IUCN‐Med), based on the main orientations...

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