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Blog | 02 Jun, 2023
World Oceans Day 2023: Indigenous and local coastal stewardship changing tides in marine conservation
08 June 2023
For Indigenous Peoples, the ocean is a sacred element that holds profound cultural significance. The Inclusive Conservation Initiative (ICI) strives to enhance support for Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ leadership in the sustainable use and management of their…
Taking stock of global progress on nature-based solutions to climate change
The role of nature-based solutions was recognised in key multilateral processes in 2022, including at UNFCCC COP27 and CBD COP15. This official side event of the 58th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SB58) will take stock of the collective progress made to date and identify what can be…
Protecting Our Coasts: The Promise of Nature-Based Resilience
Coastal ecosystems, such as mangroves, seagrasses, reefs and wetlands, provide natural protection against storm surges and other coastal climate impacts. But these ecosystems are vulnerable to damage, and themselves need to be preserved. Ocean acidification, rising sea levels, changes in water…
Grey literature | 2023
The 2023 IUCN Situation analysis on ecosystems of the Yellow Sea with particular reference to intertidal and associated coastal habitats.
The report provides an update on the status of the Yellow Sea ecosystem since the first publication of the IUCN Situation Analysis, more than ten years ago.
Story | 24 Apr, 2023
Remembering Ziad Samaha: a passionate and tireless fighter for vibrant coasts and communities in the Mediterranean
IUCN mourns an Ocean Champion.
It is with deep sorrow that IUCN announces the untimely passing of Ziad Samaha, a stellar ocean champion, who dedicated his life to defending the marine environment of his beloved Mediterranean Sea. Ziad died on April 21st, 2023 in a tragic diving…
Story | 10 Apr, 2023
Visita do Diretor-Geral da UICN ao Brasil para fortalecer os esforços de conservação
Brasília, Março de 2023 - O Diretor-Geral da UICN, Dr Bruno Oberle, visitou o Brasil para se encontrar com o governo e outros atores-chave e buscar formas de trabalho conjunto para abordar questões ambientais críticas que afetam o país.
Artículo | 10 Apr, 2023
El Director General de la UICN visita Brasil para reforzar los esfuerzos de conservación
Brasilia, Marzo 2023 - El Director General de la UICN, Dr. Bruno Oberle, viajó a Brasil para reunirse con el Gobierno y otros actores clave para encontrar sinergias de trabajo conjunto que permitan enfrentar los problemas ambientales críticos que afectan al país.
Story | 10 Apr, 2023
IUCN Director General’s mission to Brazil to reinforce conservation efforts
Brasilia, March 2023 - IUCN Director General Dr Bruno Oberle went on mission to Brazil to meet with the government and other key stakeholders and agree how to work together to address critical environmental issues affecting the country.
Story | 29 Mar, 2023
AFRIPAC: strengthening 5 countries' commitments to a UN Plastics Treaty
As the world moves towards an international, legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, IUCN and GRID-Arendal partner in a new project: AFRIPAC, "Effective Plastic Treaty Capacity Building for Africa." This project aims to empower five African nations´ negotiating skills for a strong…
Story | 20 Mar, 2023
Our relationship with plastic needs rethinking: a Blueprint for the journey to zero plastic waste
IUCN, with Searious Business, has developed a complete Do-It-Yourself guide to reducing plastic waste on any island anywhere in the world – a Blueprint to zero plastic waste. Plastic pollution is detrimental to our oceanic ecosystems, and the livelihoods and economies depending on it. To address…