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Story | 26 Jan, 2023
Meet the Pollinator Expert: Axel Hochkirch
In this edition of “Meet the Expert”, we introduce Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch, Chair of the IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee and associate professor in the Biogeography department at Trier University in Germany.
IUCN Statement | 19 Dec, 2022
IUCN welcomes Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework as an important step towards addressing the nature crisis
IUCN welcomes the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, which was adopted at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15) in Montreal, Canada on 19 December 2022 after four long years of negotiations. We congratulate the Chinese Presidency, Canadian hosts and the CBD secretariat for their…
DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
IUCN Director General’s open letter to Members ahead of UN CBD COP 15
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.
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
IUCN Species Survival Commission Chair is awarded with the Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize for Species Conservation
American Humane, the US' first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez, Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission, is the recipient of the inaugural Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize for…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
Burkina Faso aims to adopt sustainable production methods in its cotton, livestock and gold sectors by 2030
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 | 15 Jun, 2022
Govan Wetlands of Glasgow: winner of Ramsar-Danone Grant
The Convention on Wetlands and Danone awarded the Pitch for the Grant 2022, a new EUR 10,000 grant from Danone to fund wetland conservation projects, to BlueGreen for its work on the Govan Wetlands of Glasgow