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Story | 07 Dec, 2022
Building a guide on inclusive, equitable and effective implementation of biodiversity Target 3
CEESP News: T3 guide project team, WPCA.
Implementation of GBF draft target 3 (the ‘30 by 30’ target) will have important implications for human rights in conservation. WCPA is coordinating a multi-partner process to identify approaches for inclusive, equitable and effective…
DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
IUCN Director General’s open letter to Members ahead of UN CBD COP 15
Dear IUCN Members,
As IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), we have an enormous responsibility. Since 1948, we have been the global authority keeping our finger on the pulse of biodiversity.
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 | 07 Jun, 2021
The state of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ lands and territories
A new report compiled by conservation experts and organizations, in consultation with Indigenous Peoples and their representatives, highlights the crucial role of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in protecting nature and biodiversity globally. The…
Story | 10 May, 2021
CEESP News: by Fikret Berkes, University of Manitoba*
As more and more terrestrial and marine regions come under protected area status, the idea of community-based conservation becomes…
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Sustainable management of natural resources can reduce risk of armed conflict – IUCN report
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…