Story | 04 Feb, 2020
In The Marine Plastic Footprint, Joao Sousa of IUCN introduces new measures to understand and calculate the frightening leakage of plastic into the marine environment - by following its movement through every stage from production to waste to final destination.
Three integrated case…
Story | 05 Dec, 2019
IUCN is now seeking to secure our assurance provider for the Green List through the next quadrennial period, 2020 to 2024. The Assurance Provider would help maintain and deliver a credible and transparent evaluation process and governance framework for the IUCN Green List.
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 | 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…
Press release | 21 Mar, 2014
The largest landscape restoration initiative in history gained further momentum today - the International Day of Forests - as IUCN and other partners provide the world’s nations with new guidance on assessing their national restoration potential.
Legacy Article | 12 Sep, 2013
As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations, including IUCN.
Story | 16 Jun, 2012
Several centuries of farming have left the Atlantic rainforest north of Rio de Janeiro scarred and with just a few patches of forest left as havens to rare birds and mammals. Recovery of this forest would seem a tall order. But for Mauricio Ruiz, founder of Instituto Terra de Preservacao…
Story | 02 Jan, 2011
The world’s forests are essential to life in all its diversity and to attaining humanity’s biggest goals such as reducing poverty, curbing climate change and achieving sustainable development. Throughout 2011 IUCN will work towards making sure that forests deliver their maximum potential for…