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Story | 04 Feb, 2020
The Marine Plastic Footprint report: calculating the millions of tonnes that end up in the oceans
In The Marine Plastic Footprint, Joao Sousa of IUCN introduces new measures to understand and calculate the frightening leakage of plastic into the marine environment - by following its movement through every stage from production to waste to final destination.
Three integrated case…
Story | 05 Dec, 2019
Assurance for the IUCN Green List sustainability standard is required
IUCN is now seeking to secure our assurance provider for the Green List through the next quadrennial period, 2020 to 2024. The Assurance Provider would help maintain and deliver a credible and transparent evaluation process and governance framework for the IUCN Green List.
Story | 30 Oct, 2019
Promoting knowledge and supporting actions for a protected planet in the Caribbean
Thirteen professionals voiced the Caribbean perspectives, knowledge and actions for a protected planet in the Caribbean, at the third Congress on Protected Areas for Latin America and the Caribbean (CAPLAC III), held in Lima, Peru, 14-17 October 2019.
Story | 29 Oct, 2019
Forthcoming Lima Declaration closes CAPLAC congress, attended by regional political and conservation leaders
Caribbean and Latin American voices were raised and heard during CAPLAC III, the third Latin American and Caribbean Protected Areas Congress. By the close, these voices were distilled into the Lima Declaration, ready for the IUCN World…
Story | 23 Oct, 2019
The world of protected areas in one book, now in Spanish
The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 October 2019, at the third Latin American…