DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
Dear IUCN Members,
As IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), we have an enormous responsibility. Since 1948, we have been the global authority keeping our finger on the pulse of biodiversity.
A Nature for Health Trust Fund was established to help countries develop more holistic, and coordinated policies by generating and disseminating further evidence on the links between biodiversity, climate and health. On this occasion, the list of countries that will benefit from the first phase…
Story | 22 Nov, 2022
Located in Phang-nga province in the south of Thailand. Koh Yao is a dream destination for many travellers as it consists of pristine beaches, unspoilt coastline, rice fields, mountains, and forests. However, it is not surprising that the other side of island might be an unsightly image.
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,…
Science is clear that we cannot address the climate crisis without addressing the biodiversity one, and vice versa. Yet now they occur in parallel processes within the UNFCCC and CBD, respectively, with insufficient alignment. The challenge of how to find and strengthen convergence remains.
Press release | 16 Nov, 2022
Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 16 November 2022 (IUCN) - The ENACT initiative, which will coordinate global efforts to address climate change, land and ecosystem degradation, and biodiversity loss through Nature-based Solutions (NbS), was launched today as part of the COP Presidency's official…