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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.

IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations

Since its beginnings, IUCN Members have convened every two to four years to debate and agree major policy issues and approve the organisation’s programme. A...
IUCN World Heritage Outlook Photo: Our Place World Heritage

IUCN World Heritage Outlook

2017 update launched! The number of natural World Heritage sites affected by climate change has nearly doubled in three years, according to the IUCN World...
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Knowledge Baskets

For IUCN’s work on knowledge baskets and flagship products, the term knowledge basket is a metaphor for working in a holistic way, valuing ethical respectful...

Knowledge standards

For more information about each of the knowledge products, see their individual web portals: 1) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species which...
Rice fields Viet Nam Rice fields Viet Nam Photo: PB CC0

Land Use

Land will become the focus of intensified competition by several land users, which will be aggravated by the increasing demand for energy and food. It is...
Wolf (Canis lupus) Photo: Saxifraga / Jan Nijendijk

Large carnivores in Europe

This revival is mainly due to favourable national and international legislation such as the EU Habitats Directive, adopted some 20 years ago, which protects...
Spreading the seeds of the indigenous plants in the southeast and southwest areas of Hima Bani Hashem Villages. Photo: Amer Meadat

Local Economies, Communities and Nature

Specialist Group Chair Nick Conner - Bio The Specialist Group is intended to encourage exchange of ideas and learning...

Locally controlled forests

As LCF involves as many as one billion people and more than one quarter of the world’s forests, providing up to $100 billion per year in goods and services and...

Mainstreaming Biodiversity

A series of success stories!  In light of the rapid decline of biodiversity over the last decades, maintaining the essential services that it...

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