Press release | 21 Sep, 2023
Ahead of World Rhino Day on 22 September 2023, African authorities have estimated that there were 23,290 rhinos across the continent at the end of 2022, 5.2% more than in 2021. Nonetheless, at least 561 rhinos were illegally killed (poached) across the continent during 2022.
News | 26 Jun, 2023
The body responsible for the protection of Antarctica’s precious life, The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), has just completed a special meeting in Santiago, Chile. IUCN participated as an observer promoting independent science and urging delegates…
Artículo | 03 May, 2023
En el marco de la celebración del Día Mundial de la Biodiversidad, que se celebra el 22 de mayo de cada año, Ecuador se suma a esta importante fecha presentando oficialmente el “Mes de la Biodiversidad 2023” con diversas actividades como: charlas prácticas, cine foro, obras de teatro,…
Story | 18 Apr, 2023
Mirali Shukla, Environmental Peacebuilding Association, Deputy Chair of the CEESP Theme on Environment and Peace
Press release | 30 Mar, 2023
Oxford, UK, Thursday 30 March 2023 (IUCN) – Hundreds of representatives from conservation organisations, academia, governments, businesses and indigenous and local communities from six continents and 70 countries will meet for the International Conference on Human-Wildlife Conflict and…
News | 08 Mar, 2023
The IUCN Species Survival Commission recognizes just eleven Centers on the planet
Story | 03 Mar, 2023
Central Asia is home to some of the last migratory mammal species in the world. Over the course of a three-year initiative, IUCN Save Our Species invested almost 500,000 USD through seven projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan to protect threatened species affected by a fast-changing…
Story | 26 Jan, 2023
In this edition of “Meet the Expert”, we introduce Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch, Chair of the IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee and associate professor in the Biogeography department at Trier University in Germany.
Commission statement | 2020
This IUCN SSC Position Statement was prepared by the Chair and members of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force in July 2020. At the time of writing, the Task Force is also preparing a comprehensive technical policy and advisory document, the IUCN SSC Guidelines…
Commission statement | 2018
As a globally threatened and endemic species, the decision for mass culls is of great concern to the IUCN Species Survival Commission and conservation organisations worldwide since a reduction in population increases the bat’s risk of extinction.
In July 2018, a reassessment of the…