Story | 16 Aug, 2021
IUCN is publishing a worldwide collection of case studies that provide concrete illustrations of how aquaculture can be part of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), sharing conservation objectives with the community while outlining critical issues that should be explored on a case-by-case basis. Today…
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 | 06 Aug, 2020
Around the world, the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and deepened existing patterns of social inequality and vulnerability. In particular, indigenous peoples face disproportionate and severe impacts, reflecting long-standing disparities in health services, economic access and…
Press release | 24 Jul, 2020
Гланд, Швейцария, 23 июля 2020 г. (МСОП). Сегодня МСОП опубликовал Глобальный стандарт решений с учетом природных факторов, который впервые в мире создал точку отсчета, позволяющую оценивать такие решения, являющиеся ответом на глобальные вызовы. Новый Глобальный стандарт МСОП…
Press release | 23 Jul, 2020
Gland, Switzerland, 23 July 2020 (IUCN) – IUCN today unveiled a Global Standard providing the first-ever set of benchmarks for nature-based solutions to global challenges. The new IUCN Global Standard will help governments, business and civil society ensure the effectiveness of…
Story | 17 Jul, 2020
Mangrove forests and swamps are nature's superheroes, a vital ecosystem for climate mitigation, adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and many other benefits for humans and animals alike. On this International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem 2020, we present an interactive…
Story | 17 May, 2018
The upcoming Ministerial Roundtable on forest landscape restoration and the Bonn Challenge in Kazakhstan brings decision-makers from the Caucasus and Central Asia together to discuss challenges and identify solutions related to forest landscape restoration.
Story | 17 Jun, 2016
Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought we look at how IUCN is working with communities around the world to halt this global menace.
Story | 22 Mar, 2016
By Renat Heuberger, CEO of the South Pole Group, and Mark Smith, Director of the IUCN Global Water Programme. Why did a group of bankers and fund managers spend an afternoon in a Zurich café talking about nature? For opportunity and innovation
Story | 01 Feb, 2016
Each year, 2 February marks World Wetlands Day, to celebrate our planet’s wetlands but also to draw attention to the challenges that their degradation brings.