Commission statement | 1989
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) recognises the long-standing tradition among governments and heads of state of giving or exchanging live animals and hereby outlines its position in relation to State Gifts of Animals.
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
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 | 03 Feb, 2022
Gland, Switzerland, 3 February 2022 (IUCN) – A new IUCN report by the Species Survival Commission finds that contact with and trade of domesticated animals and their products are by far the most frequent source of recurring human illness. While less evidence exists tracing…
Story | 19 Oct, 2021
Back in 2011, extremely warm water temperatures persisting over thousands of kilometres along the coastline of Western Australia caused coral bleaching, mass die-out of marine life and wiped out kelp forests. Since then, this phenomenon of abnormally high-water temperatures has been recorded in…
Story | 05 Mar, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 05 March 20201 (IUCN) – IUCN has called on governments to channel investments towards nature and nature-based solutions as part of their economic recovery packages to address the ongoing pandemic.
Story | 22 Feb, 2021
A new report ‘The World’s Forgotten Fishes’ reveals the extraordinary variety of freshwater fish. This variety accounts for over half of all the world’s fish species and is essential to the health of the world’s rivers, lakes and wetlands and well-being of societies and economies across the…