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Impacts of tourism in Antarctica
Story | 02 Jun, 2023
Small Island Developing States call for ambitious Global Plastics Treaty – INC-2 Paris
To address the threat that plastic poses to our ocean, climate, economies, and health, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have called for an ambitious UN Treaty, which acts across the whole plastics lifecycle, during their meeting at the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating…
DG Statement | 01 Jun, 2023
IUCN Director General’s Statement for World Environment Day 2023
Over 400 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide every year. Plastic pollution is a complex issue, and affects all land, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. It threatens human and ecosystem health, negatively impacts important economic activities, and contributes to climate change. By 2015…
Protecting Our Coasts: The Promise of Nature-Based Resilience
Coastal ecosystems, such as mangroves, seagrasses, reefs and wetlands, provide natural protection against storm surges and other coastal climate impacts. But these ecosystems are vulnerable to damage, and themselves need to be preserved. Ocean acidification, rising sea levels, changes in water…
Blog | 31 Maio, 2023
A Associação de Zoológicos e Aquários do Brasil (AZAB), fundada em 1977, representa 46 membros associados atualmente, e tem como missão agregar os Zoológicos e Aquários do Brasil, visando seu desenvolvimento integral, melhoria e fortalecimento.
Littérature grise | 2023
Briefing de l'UICN pour les Négotiateurs Session INC-2 (CIN-2) du traité mondial sur les plastiques Processus juridique de négociation des traités
Dans le cadre de la triple crise planétaire, la pollution est l'un des principaux moteurs de la perte de biodiversité et de la dégradation des écosystèmes, sur terre, dans l'air, dans l'eau et dans l'environnement marin.
News | 25 Maio, 2023
Announcement of volunteers list for sea turtle conservation volunteer programme in Con Dao National Park
On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks for all applicants of marine turtle conservation volunteer programme in Con Dao National Park - Summer 2023.
Policy brief | 2023
INC-2 Plastic Pollution Treaty
As part of the triple planetary crisis, pollution is one of the major drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and plastic pollution is detrimental to our terrestrial, freshwater and marine biodiversity and ecosystems, upon which livelihoods and economies depend.
Grey literature | 2023
IUCN Briefing for Negotiators: Legal Process of Treaty Negotiations for the Global Plastics Treaty INC-2 Session
There are many steps in the process of advancing from opening negotiations to concluding a final treaty and, for this reason, the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law has issued the following brief outline for the legal process of treaty negotiations.
Brochure | 2017
Sustaining Development: IUCN and the SDGs
IUCN champions nature’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also serves as an official agency monitoring progress towards biodiversity-related targets.
The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, and the 17 SDGs that underpin it, recognise that the natural world…