Story | 02 Nov, 2021
IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Centrals Asia (ECARO) seeks one (1) international consultant specialised in hydrological engineering and 1 consulting company or team of consultants specialised in biodiversity, GIS, socio-economic and…
Story | 01 Mar, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 01 March 2021 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) today published its Global Typology of Ecosystems, the first-…
Story | 30 Sep, 2019
Globally, over 310 lake and river basins stretch across national borders. Around 60% of those lack any type of cooperative management framework. Good transboundary water management is crucial for peace, security, economic development and environmental…
Story | 18 Nov, 2018
Research offers guidance on making mangrove conservation investments more sustainable and impactful
Story | 05 Apr, 2018
Former Regional Chair for South Asia of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management and a noted Kolkata wetlands warrior, Dhrubajyoti Ghosh expired suddenly on 16 February 2018. This was painful news and indeed a great loss for IUCN.…
Story | 21 Feb, 2017
There is an urgent need to address the global degradation of coastal ecosystems, but are mass mangrove planting initiatives sustainable?
Story | 17 Jan, 2017
By Peter Newborne and James Dalton.
As we wait to see if President-elect Donald Trump upholds his campaign pledge to tear up the Paris climate change agreement, one of his close to home constituencies is already struggling on the frontline of the climate struggle.
CEO’s who may…
Story | 10 Dec, 2014
To help celebrate more than 50 years of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) work protecting our global natural heritage, Terre Sauvage has published a special edition of their renowned wildlife magazine.
Publication | 2014
This publication presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). The chapters vary from scientific studies to good practices, as well as (existing or required) policy frameworks that…
Press release | 02 Feb, 2014
Oil and gas company Total has confirmed that it will not carry out extractive operations within natural World Heritage sites, including Virunga National Park. IUCN welcomes this decision and calls on all oil and gas companies to follow suit.