Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.
This Q&A session over lunch will bring economic representatives from five African and Pacific countries involved in the BIODEV2030 project to share their experience mainstreaming biodiversity in their sector to reconcile conservation and economic development.
Policy brief | 2022
Instead of encouraging generation of environmental harm through subsidies, countries should assess options to reform subsidy policies to neutralise their effects on biodiversity or even find ways to reform subsidies so that they incentivise conservation and sustainable management of nature.
Policy brief | 2022
International financial flows to developing countries and their magnitude are an essential part of resource mobilization to support the implementation of the framework. Developing countries face critical needs to conserve biodiversity and struggle with mobilizing financial resources to address…
Grey literature | 2022
This report presents the results of a broad assessment of freshwater diversity in the Douro river basin in Spain and Portugal. The Douro river basin is the largest of the Iberian Peninsula, and an ecological region of great value due to the high diversity of ecosystems and the number of species…
IUCN Statement | 20 Nov, 2022
As COP27 closed today, IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, expressed its concern over the slow progress in tackling the climate crisis. At the same time, IUCN welcomed the clear recognition of the key role that Nature-based Solutions can play in addressing climate change,…
From 5 - 13 November, IUCN is participating in the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) taking place in Geneva.