News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
News | 16 Nov, 2023
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) is partnering with SeaTheFuture’s ambitions to boost funding for Ocean conservation projects and bring strength to a movement that will ultimately benefit the entire world. This partnership, born…
News | 24 Oct, 2023
The IUCN Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force Marks 10 years But Some of its Flagship Important Marine Mammal Areas, or IMMAs, are Already in Danger
News | 27 Sep, 2023
Biodiversity in Kenya has today received a boost with the establishment of the IUCN Kenya Species Specialist Group (KeSSG) announced on the second day of the inaugural Wildlife Scientific Conference hosted by the Wildlife Research & Training Institute (WRTI) in Naivasha, Kenya.
News | 26 Jun, 2023
The body responsible for the protection of Antarctica’s precious life, The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), has just completed a special meeting in Santiago, Chile. IUCN participated as an observer promoting independent science and urging delegates…
This side event will look at where and how fisheries can fit in the Post-2020 GBF to meaningfully contribute to the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. Furthermore, it will shed some initial light on the challenge of fisheries reporting against the Post-2020 Targets.
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
From 4 to 6 October in Malaga (Spain), the “International Bycatch Meeting” will demonstrate the current state-of-the-art in addressing bycatch worldwide, with particular emphasis on the needs and challenges associated with the implementation of bycatch programmes in different seas and fisheries…
Press release | 06 Dec, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 6 December 2021 (IUCN) - A new assessment of the coral reefs of the Western Indian Ocean shows that they are all at high risk of collapse within the next five decades. Ocean warming and overfishing were identified as the main threats.