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.
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Story | 17 Jun, 2022
IUCN welcomes with relief and gratitude the negotiated decisions on fishing subsidies made yesterday by the world’s Trade Ministers at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) MC12 Trade Ministers’ forum.
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 | 24 May, 2022
Davos, Switzerland, 24 May 2022 -- IUCN and the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) announced today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that they will engage Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities to ensure their voices and…
Story | 12 May, 2022
WCEL members and other leading sustainability experts have called for the urgent development of clear and comprehensive policies on inclusive green growth, in order to ensure progress in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria and beyond.
Story | 05 May, 2022
WCEL will cooperate with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the webinar "Governing Sustainable Agri-Food Systems: Strengthening Legislation and Building Capacity to Support Implementation, Compliance and Enforcement". The event will be held on 14 July 2022 from…
Story | 04 May, 2022
The IUCN SSC Shark Specialist Group has developed the foundations for an expert-driven innovative approach to ensure that discrete portions of habitats, critical to shark species, are delineated and used in various place-based conservation and management initiatives…