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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…
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.
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.
Story | 15 Jun, 2022
Govan Wetlands of Glasgow: winner of Ramsar-Danone Grant
The Convention on Wetlands and Danone awarded the Pitch for the Grant 2022, a new EUR 10,000 grant from Danone to fund wetland conservation projects, to BlueGreen for its work on the Govan Wetlands of Glasgow
Story | 04 May, 2022
Important Shark and Ray Areas news
The IUCN SSC Shark Specialist Group has developed the foundations for an expert-driven innovative approach to ensure that discrete portions of habitats, critical to shark species, are delineated and used in various place-based conservation and management initiatives…