Crossroads blog | 22 Feb, 2022
The addax desert antelope may be the world’s rarest hoofed mammal, with as few as 100 animals left in the wild. Despite oil exploration and extraction in and around their last remaining habitat, conservation efforts can still save the species from extinction if government agencies, big business…
Story | 20 Jul, 2020
To accelerate meaningful conservation action and partnerships with the private sector, a new paper published today examines the key success factors and challenges across nine IUCN-backed business and biodiversity platforms.
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 | 23 Oct, 2019
The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 October 2019, at the third Latin American…
Story | 25 Nov, 2018
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 23 November 2018 (IUCN) – A new PANORAMA theme exploring how civil society can engage with business aims to scale up new partnerships and action to mainstream biodiversity across different sectors -- a key objective of the UN Biodiversity…
Story | 04 Sep, 2016
The public has spoken, choosing Bibhuti Lahkar as the people’s choice Heritage Hero, for his dedication to the conservation of India’s Manas Wildlife Sanctuary. The result of last week’s online voting was announced at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i, USA.
Story | 30 May, 2016
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for five sites nominated for their outstanding natural values. The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN also recommends action against major threats in listed natural sites and danger-listing for two…
Story | 15 Nov, 2015
Geneva, Switzerland, 16 November 2015 – While global demand for the world’s most popular metal – aluminium – continues to rise, it is critical that the aluminium industry address its environmental and social impacts, particularly in indigenous peoples’ territories, according to new report…
Story | 08 Jun, 2015
According to the United Nations, World Oceans Day is about a healthy planet being based on healthy oceans – so true and in so many ways! The ecological pressures on Earth’s oceans are as diverse and daunting as the storms that can roll across its blue horizons. But there is hope rolling in the…
Story | 11 Mar, 2015
A study has revealed that rice croplands which are protected by mangroves provide a stronger resistance to cyclones and therefore help support human lives in countries affected by tropical weather conditions.