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Story | 21 Jun, 2022
Burkina Faso aims to adopt sustainable production methods in its cotton, livestock and gold sectors by 2030
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Story | 17 Jun, 2022
IUCN applauds WTO Trade Ministers’ decision on fishing subsidies
IUCN welcomes with relief and gratitude the negotiated decisions on fishing subsidies made yesterday by the world’s Trade Ministers at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) MC12 Trade Ministers’ forum.
Page | 17 May, 2022
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes
Although restored or even degraded forests can offer some degree of environmental and ecological functionality, they fall short of delivering the full and robust suite of benefits provided by primary forests including intact forest landscapes – forests free of significant human degradation.…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
Preferred places of three threatened dolphin and porpoise species, only found in the Black Sea, named as Important Marine Mammal Areas
This International Black Sea Action Day, 31st October, 11 habitats of Red-List Endangered Black Sea harbour porpoises and bottlenose dolphins as well as Vulnerable Black Sea common dolphins have been formally awarded Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) status by the…
Story | 29 Aug, 2019
The Future of Dams - Viable Options or Stranded Assets?
Since the 1997 IUCN-World Bank study 'Large Dams: Learning from the Past, Looking at the Future' and the subsequent establishment of the World Commission on Dams, IUCN recognises dams are, for better or worse, an integral part of a post fossil-fuel future in which energy needs are met for all.…