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
This field guide aims at giving comprehensive information about the key species endangered, vulnerable or critically endangered in Lebanese and Jordanian protected areas of the MEET project.
Publication | 2022
One of the main challenges for conservation today is monitoring and understanding changes in biodiversity. Genetic diversity provides the foundation for biodiversity and is necessary for long-term survival, adaptation, and resilience not only for individuals, but also for populations, species,…
Story | 22 Jun, 2022
Today the European Commission proposed a new nature restoration law with binding targets on pollinators, wetlands, rivers, forests, marine ecosystems, urban areas and peatlands. The new law aims to bring nature back across the continent for the benefit of biodiversity, climate and people. It can…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
American Humane, the US' first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez, Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission, is the recipient of the inaugural Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize for…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Story | 17 Jun, 2022
IUCN welcomes with relief and gratitude the negotiated decisions on fishing subsidies made yesterday by the world’s Trade Ministers at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) MC12 Trade Ministers’ forum.
Conservation Tool | 2022
The Species Conservation Planning Project Inventory (SCPP) is a compilation of planning projects conducted or enabled by SSC Specialist Groups between 2012-present. Specialist Groups and conservation organisations outside of IUCN are encouraged to use the SCPP Inventory for reference and…