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The New Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: How the global community negotiated an ambitious plan to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030
IUCN Statement | 19 Dec, 2022
IUCN welcomes Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework as an important step towards addressing the nature crisis
IUCN welcomes the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, which was adopted at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15) in Montreal, Canada on 19 December 2022 after four long years of negotiations. We congratulate the Chinese Presidency, Canadian hosts and the CBD secretariat for their…
Press release | 13 Dec, 2022
16 protected and conserved areas in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia achieve IUCN Green List Status
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 16 new sites in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, the global standard recognising well governed and effectively…
Blog | 06 Dec, 2022
Saving the Cao-vit Gibbon in northern Vietnam
The Cao-vit Gibbon (Nomascus nasutus) is one of the world’s rarest ape species and is classified as ‘Critically Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems is a tool to assess the conservation status of ecosystems. It is based on scientific criteria for performing evidence-based analyses of the risk of ecosystem collapse, including changes in geographical distribution and the degradation of the key elements of…
Among the most diverse places on Earth, Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) contribute significantly to the planet’s biodiversity and overall health. These sites have proven to be a key tool for guiding decisions on conservation and sustainable management.
Grey literature | 2015
Mediterranean quarry rehabilitation manual
Building on the experience of Holcim Lebanon in rehabilitating one of its degraded quarries after excavation activities, this report will provide guidelines for rehabilitation practices in Lebanon and the Mediterranean.