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Press release | 30 Mar, 2023
Experts gather for first global human-wildlife conflict summit
Oxford, UK, Thursday 30 March 2023 (IUCN) – Hundreds of representatives from conservation organisations, academia, governments, businesses and indigenous and local communities from six continents and 70 countries will meet for the International Conference on Human-Wildlife Conflict and…
News | 29 Mar, 2023
Strong regional commitment to One Health approach in Central Asia
Five Central Asian countries have jointly confirmed their interest to mitigate the risk of zoonosis emergence in the region by enhancing overall landscape resilience through the One Health approach. The commitments were shared today, closing out a three day regional workshop in Tashkent, co-…
News | 08 Mar, 2023
Shedd Aquarium and The Morton Arboretum named new Centers for Species Survival
The IUCN Species Survival Commission recognizes just eleven Centers on the planet
Story | 03 Mar, 2023
Supporting species migration in Central Asia
Central Asia is home to some of the last migratory mammal species in the world. Over the course of a three-year initiative, IUCN Save Our Species invested almost 500,000 USD through seven projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan to protect threatened species affected by a fast-changing…
News | 03 Mar, 2023
IUCN SSC statement on World Wildlife Day
On World Wildlife Day the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) joins the wider IUCN in celebrating the thousands of species experts and partners who work with us around the world to protect and recover the plants, animals and fungi we share this planet with.
Blog | 17 Feb, 2023
A voice from the 5th International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC5), co-hosted by IUCN
IMPAC5 has provided a unique opportunity for the global ocean community to convene and transform the Kunming-Montreal Framework from bold ambition to action, with youth and indigenous voices front and centre.
Story | 26 Jan, 2023
Meet the Pollinator Expert: Axel Hochkirch
In this edition of “Meet the Expert”, we introduce Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch, Chair of the IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee and associate professor in the Biogeography department at Trier University in Germany.
Page | 03 Jan, 2023
Draft - IUCN SSC Position Statement on the Role of Botanic Gardens, Aquariums and Zoos in Conservation
News | 20 Dec, 2022
Appreciation of Gren Lucas for IUCN
We are sad to announce the death of Grenville “Gren” Lucas, who served as Chair of the Survival Commission (SSC) from 1981 to 1989. Gren was a globally respected conservationist and will be especially remembered for his hugely influential leadership of the conservation of plant species.