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 | 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…
Press release | 05 Oct, 2017
10 students among those who participated in the drawing competition as part of the “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management” (WATER SUM) project funded by the government of Sweden were honored and handed over tablets and other gifts.
Story | 30 Oct, 2016
The WATER SUM project team is pleased to announce the drawing competition “Water, Growth and Stability”, which will be held in Jordan and Tunisia from the start of the school year in autumn 2016. This awareness-raising drawing competition, officially launched during World Water Week in Stockholm…
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.
Story | 20 Jan, 2016
A new IUCN-backed report released yesterday identifies three new investment structures that could help catalyse finance to meet the world’s pressing environmental challenges and sustainable growth goals.
Story | 10 Jan, 2016
Do you know someone who is doing outstanding conservation work for a natural World Heritage site? Would you like to see this person recognised for their exemplary contribution? If so, get in touch!Update: nominations are now closed
Press release | 11 Dec, 2015
Paris, France, 12 December 2015 (IUCN) – IUCN welcomes the new climate agreement adopted today by the world’s governments at the UN climate summit in Paris (COP 21), and its recognition of nature’s critical role in tackling climate change.
Press release | 27 Nov, 2015
Ahead of the UN climate conference, IUCN – International Union for Conservation of Nature – is calling for an agreement that recognises the role of nature in reducing carbon emissions and helping nations adapt to a changing climate.