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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.

Magellanic Penguins Photo: Pablo Garcia Borboroglu

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation...

The Resilient Coasts Initiative

The Resilient Coasts Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses the high level of vulnerability of ecosystems and livelihoods using a “resilience...
Xaya Photo: Xaya Pixcaya

Thematic Work

Training Photo: IUCN ELC

Training and Capacity Building

Environmental law is a major tool of environment and natural resources management in the context of sustainable development. Effective and fair...

U.S. National Committee Meeting - 14-15 June 2017

Materials from the inaugural meeting of the U.S. National Committee held in Warrenton, VA from 14-15 June 2017.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

One of the three Rio Conventions, the UNFCCC's ultimate objective is to achieve the stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level...

United Nations General Assembly

IUCN maintains a formally accredited permanent observer mission to the UN in New York. IUCN has also designated representatives for the United Nations Offices...

Value and conserve Nature

La región de América del Sur trabaja en dos temas principales relacionados con el cambio climático – la gestión del agua, y el papel de los bosques en la...

Valuing and Conserving Nature

The biodiversity of the Oceania region is characterised by exceptionally high levels of endemism and species diversity, underpinning ecosystem functioning and...
Tara National Park, Serbia Photo: Mirjana Mijanovic Petkovic

Valuing and conserving nature

We work in partnership to safeguard species and build healthy protected area systems as a foundation for nature and human wellbeing across Eastern Europe and...


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