Press release | 16 Dec, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 16 December 2021 (IUCN) – A new report lists seven broad areas in the Himalayas, the Hindu Kush and the Karakoram mountain ranges where new natural World Heritage sites could be found. It also identifies possible extensions of existing World Heritage sites,…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
This International Black Sea Action Day, 31st October, 11 habitats of Red-List Endangered Black Sea harbour porpoises and bottlenose dolphins as well as Vulnerable Black Sea common dolphins have been formally awarded Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) status by the…
Story | 27 May, 2021
What the ocean means to the Global Stocktake (GST) has been analysed by multiple conservation organisations in this new report. The conclusion? The ocean, as a central part in the Earth's climate system, must also be central to the UNFCCC’s GST.
Story | 14 Dec, 2020
The new dates for IMPAC5, Vancouver, Canada, have been announced: 23-29 June 2022. Co-hosts IUCN and the Canadian Government, together with the international committee for IMPAC5, invite you to prepare.
Story | 30 Jun, 2020
The goal of the three sessions was for all to better understand the UN Treaty on the Conservation and Sustainable use of Marine Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (the High Seas Treaty), to address potential points of divergence, and to build ambition for the …
Story | 13 May, 2020
A key obstacle to effectively managing Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is a lack of economic resources, but at the Oriental Mindoro MPA in the Philippines, a consortium of dedicated partners is turning one of the world`s most productive ecosystems…
Story | 23 Mar, 2020
CEESP News - by Venkat Ramakrishnan, CEESP member
This is the story of indigenous people living in or near one of the Western Ghats’ forests, and their right to continue living there with a sense of dignity and purpose.
Story | 23 Dec, 2019
CEESP News: by Nigel Dudley of Equilibrium Research, and by Liza Zogib of DiversEarth, who is also Co-Chair of the CEESP Specialist Group on Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice
Story | 07 Nov, 2019
Islamabad, Pakistan, 6 November 2019 -The 7th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Asia Regional Conservation Forum – one of Asia’s most important nature conservation events - kicked-off today with a strong focus on convening a…
Story | 08 Oct, 2019
From 23 to 26 September, IUCN Lao PDR organised a citizen journalism training in Champhone district, Savannakhet province. Around 30 community members from the 16 villages located within the Xe Champhone Ramsar site and staff from the District and Provincial Offices of the Natural Resources and…