Story | 07 Dec, 2023
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) discusses its work and long association with IUCN
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News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
Grey literature | 2023
An Introduction to the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction
News | 16 Nov, 2023
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) is partnering with SeaTheFuture’s ambitions to boost funding for Ocean conservation projects and bring strength to a movement that will ultimately benefit the entire world. This partnership, born…
News | 27 Oct, 2023
In an ongoing commitment to protect one of the world’s most threatened primate groups, IUCN Save Our Species is proud to announce the extension of the SOS Lemurs initiative with a 9.5 million CHF second phase. The only initiative dedicated…
News | 10 Oct, 2023
Through a Position Statement released today, the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) proudly recognizes and applauds the significant contributions made by botanic gardens, aquariums, and zoos in their critical mission of conserving wild animals, fungi, and plants.
Commission statement | 2023
The purpose of the IUCN SSC Position Statement on the role of Botanic Gardens, Zoos and Aquariums is threefold:to outline SSC’s position on the roles played by these institutions in the conservation of species and their genetic diversity, to urge all these institutions to achieve their…
Commission statement | 2023
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) is aware that lethal approaches to reducing the risk of human-shark interactions are increasingly being adopted around the world. Several governments either have active shark control programs (i.e., bather protection programs) or frequently implement…
News | 27 Sep, 2023
Biodiversity in Kenya has today received a boost with the establishment of the IUCN Kenya Species Specialist Group (KeSSG) announced on the second day of the inaugural Wildlife Scientific Conference hosted by the Wildlife Research & Training Institute (WRTI) in Naivasha, Kenya.