IUCN large event
From 27 June to 1 July, an IUCN delegation, led by the Director General, is participating in the second UN Ocean Conference, “Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for the Implementation of Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.”
Story | 11 Feb, 2021
CEESP News: By Patricia Parkinson, Director, Environmental Law Oceania *
A new global governance regime for plastics is needed to mitigate their environmental, health and human rights impacts, especially in the Pacific 'Large Ocean Small Islands Developing States' - A tale of flooding…
Story | 03 Feb, 2021
In 2020 and within the framework of the Plastic Waste Free Islands project, Searious Business consultants collaborated with the IUCN and Asia Pacific Waste Consultants (APWC) to determine the plastic waste pathways across the life cycle of different plastic types within the tourism, fisheries…
Story | 27 Feb, 2020
A new IUCN report gives a series of recommendations to build ambition for the new agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) under UNCLOS.…
Story | 04 Feb, 2020
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 | 25 Nov, 2019
A pioneering global study details the legal and institutional frameworks governing mangroves and proposes solutions to address gaps and weaknesses identified.
Story | 22 Feb, 2019
IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle Initiative, have joined the strategic committee of a newly launched Plastic Leak Project (PLP), which aims to help…
Story | 10 Jan, 2019
Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector, students, and plastic sector actors, IUCN joined the Sustainable Blue…
Story | 29 Oct, 2018
Marine plastic pollution is a global problem which needs to be tackled at the national level, using methods that are appropriate for the context of each country.
Story | 08 Nov, 2017
CEESP News - by Ameyali Ramos Castillo, Deputy Chair of CEESP
Oceans: immense ecosystem, absorbers of carbon, repositories of species, cornucopias of food... Oceans represent 99% of the living space on the planet and contain 97% of the Earth’s water.