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.
Information brief | 1989
IUCN holds that all research on or affecting a threatened species carries a moral responsibility for the preservation or enhancement of the survival of that species. Conservation of the research resource is clearly in the interest of the researchers.
Information brief | 2014
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) hereby outlines its position in relation to the increasing incidence and scale of the use of poison causing catastrophic declines in wildlife populations across Africa.
There is increasing evidence that agricultural pesticides are being misused…
Information brief | 2022
At the OEWG-3, the first information document on the Global Species Action Plan was submitted, calling for the development of the GSAP and a programme of work on species conservation under the new Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.
Information brief | 2018
As a globally threatened and endemic species, the decision for mass culls is of great concern to the IUCN Species Survival Commission and conservation organisations worldwide since a reduction in population increases the bat’s risk of extinction.
In July 2018, a reassessment of the…
This side event will introduce the Global Species Action Plan and its Online Knowledge Platform and explain how it can support Parties and other stakeholders implement the Post-2020 GBF to achieve the needed species outcomes.
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…