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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.
Commission statement | 2000
IUCN Commission Statement on sustainable use of wild living resources
Resolution 1.39 ‘Sustainable Use Initiative’ adopted by the 1st Session of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (October 2000), requested the Species Survival Commission to develop urgently a short guidance on sustainable use.
"Conservation of biological diversity is central to the…
The role of sustainable management of wild species by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in meeting the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)
Members of the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management and its partners will present their work illustrating the dependence of IPLCs on wild species, the various forms of benefit they derive from these resources, and how sustainable use of wild species contributes to…
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global extinction risk status of animal, fungus and plant species. Open to all, it is used by governmental bodies, non-profit organisations, businesses and individuals.
Page | 04 Feb, 2022
IUCN is the official advisor on nature under the World Heritage Convention. Natural World Heritage sites are recognised as the most significant protected areas. They provide life-supporting benefits to people and the planet, yet face increasing threats. Our ability to secure the highest quality…
Page | 04 Feb, 2022
Animals, fungi and plants are essential to a healthy planet, but growing pressures from human activities are increasingly putting them at risk of extinction. Understanding the health of the world’s biodiversity is essential to inform and guide conservation action. IUCN is at the forefront of the…