Protected and conserved Areas are vital solutions to a range of critical global problems. They are fundamental in avoiding the loss of biodiversity, are essential contributors to mitigating and adapting to climate change and are the first line of defence in avoiding future pandemics.…
The session will showcase the role of equitably and effectively managed protected and conserved areas in addressing pandemic risk associated with loss of diversity and in supporting wildlife and human health.
A Nature for Health Trust Fund was established to help countries develop more holistic, and coordinated policies by generating and disseminating further evidence on the links between biodiversity, climate and health. On this occasion, the list of countries that will benefit from the first phase…
Commission statement | 2014
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) hereby outlines its position in relation to the increasing incidence and scale of the use of poison causing catastrophic declines in wildlife populations across Africa.
There is increasing evidence that agricultural pesticides are being misused…
Policy brief | 2022
• Disease risks are a growing threat to human health and species survival • Changes in ecosystems and contact with wildlife and other animals are driving risks • A One Health approach is essential to help identify and reduce sources of risk to prevent disease more proactively; conservation…
A new WHO-IUCN guidance will be launched at this event for biodiversity policymakers on the integration of health and Nature-based Solutions, laying out concrete actions to protect biodiversity, nature and ecosystem health.
Story | 22 Nov, 2022
Located in Phang-nga province in the south of Thailand. Koh Yao is a dream destination for many travellers as it consists of pristine beaches, unspoilt coastline, rice fields, mountains, and forests. However, it is not surprising that the other side of island might be an unsightly image.