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  • Sharri National park, Kosova Photo: Bekim Bytyqi [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

    IUCN welcomes Kosovo as its newest Member


    Kosovo has officially joined IUCN, thereby entering a neutral forum in which governments, NGOs, Indigenous peoples' organisations, scientists, businesses, local communities, and others shape and implement solutions to environmental challenges together.

  • Thierry Lefebvre Photo: IISD/ENB Angeles Estrada

    A cooperative network to progress towards high quality standards: an interview with protected areas expert Thierry Lefebvre


    This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Natura 2000 experts as part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project. In this interview, Thierry Lefebvre, the programme officer on protected areas of the IUCN French Committee, shares his optimism and hope...

  • Red List of finnish species 2019 Photo: Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

    Red List of Finnish species - every ninth species in Finland is threatened


     A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22,000 species evaluated, 11.9% were classified as threatened. The highest proportion of threatened species is found among birds and bryophytes...


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