Press release | 22 Aug, 2022
Gland, Switzerland, 22 August 2022 (IUCN / TRAFFIC) – Overall rhino poaching rates have declined since 2018, and trade data suggests the lowest annual estimate of rhino horns entering illegal trade markets since 2013, according to a…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
IUCN extends a warm welcome to Uzbekistan, which has officially announced its decision to become a Member of IUCN by endorsing the IUCN Statutes. The State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection has been designated by the State as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat.
Story | 13 Jul, 2020
The surface of protected areas in Uzbekistan has increased 36% since its previous update 23 years ago, revealed the July release of the World Database of Protected Areas. This data submission is boosting the progress towards the achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 set by the Convention…
Story | 02 Feb, 2020
Cold Winter Deserts in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are among six globally significant biodiversity sites in Central Asia that could potentially qualify for World Heritage status, according to a new report launched today by IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage.
Story | 08 Jan, 2020
Dr Sue Snyman used studies of southern African protected areas, their tourist facilities, and their communities, to answer questions of why conservation in these African nations makes the wildlife economy valuable (at the Global Wildlife Program annual conference, 2019, in Pretoria, South Africa…