Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…
Story | 20 Feb, 2019
WCEL announces a new regional report by Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao.
Story | 16 Aug, 2018
IUCN CEM Red List of Ecosystems Steering Committee met in Gland, Switzerland in June 2018 to discuss how all IUCN Commissions can better promote protection of endangered ecosystems.
Story | 11 Jul, 2018
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members presented and participated in the event.
Story | 03 Apr, 2018
Under the leadership of the Environmental Law Centre, IUCN and UNITAR have jointly developed a new e-learning course on ‘Integrated planning for climate change and biodiversity’. The course was launched on 20 March 2018, in Mbeya, Tanzania, by Dr Anna Sabrina Wollmann of the UN Institute for…
Story | 13 Oct, 2017
CEESP News - by Hanna Jaireth, member of IUCN CEESP, WCEL, WCPA
One of the technical papers in a broad blueprint for the next generation of environmental laws in Australia calls for a more strategic national approach to marine and coastal governance, including nationally consistent laws…
Story | 21 Sep, 2017
Everyone agrees that protected areas are valuable, but can they make money? Can they achieve full financial stability, and even provide a return on private investment? A new IUCN initiative aims to find out.
Story | 12 Jun, 2017
GJIE Statute, membership, and hosting options on agenda
Story | 03 Aug, 2016
Are you working in conservation? In forest, marine, climate change areas or others? Has water made an unexpected appearance in your work? Then we are looking for your story.
Story | 14 Apr, 2016
Following a seizure of ivory, a suspected illegal trader has been sentenced to imprisonment. Paul de Ornellas of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a grantee with IUCN’s SOS initiative, explains how ZSL helped expose the crime.