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
Building on the experience of Holcim Lebanon in rehabilitating one of its degraded quarries after excavation activities, this report will provide guidelines for rehabilitation practices in Lebanon and the Mediterranean.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global extinction risk status of animal, fungus and plant species. Open to all, it is used by governmental bodies, non-profit organisations, businesses and individuals.
Story | 06 Nov, 2021
Rivers are the lifelines of nature, carrying water and nutrients to all parts of the world. They provide us with clean drinking water and food, and are home to some of the most diverse and threatened wildlife in the world. In the light of the World Rivers Day 2021, IUCN has launched an…
Story | 18 Jun, 2021
La UICN junto con la Universidad de Cádiz presentan un proyecto inédito que apuesta por las salinas artesanales en una jornada técnica celebrada hoy en Cádiz con motivo del Día Internacional de la Gastronomía y donde se han dado…
Press release | 19 May, 2021
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…
Press release | 11 Mar, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 11 March 2021 (IUCN) – The pandemic has significantly impacted nature conservation around the globe, including job losses among protected area rangers, reduced anti-poaching patrols and environmental protection rollbacks, according to a collection of new…