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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.

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...
Nature-based Solutions Photo: copyright

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...
Marine wildlife Photo: PB CC0

Oceans and Coasts

The Environmental Law Centre is developing legal frameworks on ocean conservation and coasts and help to provide legal knowledge on these issues:...
Sargasso Sea Photo: © Don Kincaid

Oceans, Coasts, and Coral Reefs

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Other Work

Learn more Palm oil and biodiversity conservation Synthetic Biology and Biodiversity Conservation Economics of Forest Land Restoration Ecosystem...
Lago Titicaca Lago Titicaca Photo: Emilio Cobo - UICN

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