News | 05 Oct, 2022
London, UK, 5 October 2022 – At the Sport Positive Summit at Wembley Stadium, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Sails of Change today announced a new partnership to help sports organisations mitigate negative impacts on biodiversity and climate and encourage…
Crossroads blog | 28 Sep, 2022
In several Asian countries, bears are farmed for their bile, which is an ingredient in traditional medicine. In 2012, nine IUCN Members tabled a motion at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to phase-out bear farms on the grounds that farms may harm bear conservation. The motion triggered…
Story | 22 Sep, 2022
A newly released peer-reviewed paper in Frontiers in Marine Science emphasises that establishing measures to address the global decline in Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays, and chimaeras [ghost sharks], hereafter ‘sharks’) is more urgent than ever.
News | 16 Sep, 2022
New York, USA - IUCN Species Survival Commission experts join the list of speakers who will be shining a spotlight on biodiversity at the Science Summit at the 77 United Nations General Assembly, from 13 to 30 September 2022.
News | 16 Sep, 2022
The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), through its #NatureForAll and Nature Education for Sustainability Working Groups, is developing a series of events to build networks, expand reach, and share knowledge between members and the wider nature education community. Several…
News | 02 Sep, 2022
IUCN mourns the loss of leading conservationist Gustavo Fonseca, and wishes to honour his contributions to the Union and to global efforts to preserve nature.
Blog | 31 Aug, 2022
The UN's 5th session of the Intergovernmental Conference on conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (also known as the High Seas Treaty) concluded in New York last week. While it did not result in the adoption of a treaty, the…
Press release | 22 Aug, 2022
Gland, Switzerland, 22 August 2022 (IUCN / TRAFFIC) – Overall rhino poaching rates have declined since 2018, and trade data suggests the lowest annual estimate of rhino horns entering illegal trade markets since 2013, according to a…
Dias 6, 7 e 8 de setembro, será realizado o encontro "Investindo em Soluções Subnacionais Sustentáveis para o Clima, a Natureza e as Pessoas", reunindo os principais atores da iniciativa SCF na América Latina e no Caribe.
News | 12 Aug, 2022
IUCN, in partnership with the Valuing Water Initiative, AquaFed, KWR Water Research Institute and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre announce the launch of the Valuing Water Youth Journey - a Dutch-funded collaboration to catalyse meaningful youth engagement and action on water and…