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…
News | 30 Sep, 2022
A multiplicity of actors jointly working on restoration activities is fundamental to pave the way for a sustainable future, as said by the recently released annual report of The Restoration Initiative (TRI) for 2021.
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 | 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…
News | 26 Aug, 2022
The two latest knowledge products on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) present key findings and recommendations on how to enhance climate change adaptation and help reduce the risk of disasters in the Western Balkans. The NbS scoping studies for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia are now available …
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…
News | 17 Aug, 2022
A campanha foi formalmente lançada em 9 de agosto, em comemoração ao Dia Internacional dos Povos Indígenas. Este fato marcou o início da contagem regressiva: 1.239 dias - e contando - restam para cumprir a meta global de proteger 80% da Amazônia até 2025.