Story | 01 Mar, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 01 March 2021 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) today published its Global Typology of Ecosystems, the first-…
Story | 15 Jun, 2018
A recently released IUCN technical brief recommends increasing investments in sustainable land management practices, as well as better cooperation between agriculturalists and conservationists to conserve healthy soils.
Press release | 08 May, 2013
A new global standard in assessing environmental risk, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, has been trialled on 20 ecosystems spanning six continents and three oceans.
Press release | 09 Sep, 2012
From Australia to Patagonia, from coral reefs to rainforests and deserts, the new IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will assess the status of ecosystems worldwide, to identify their risks and the potential impact on both ecosystems and human wellbeing.
Story | 02 Jan, 2011
The world’s forests are essential to life in all its diversity and to attaining humanity’s biggest goals such as reducing poverty, curbing climate change and achieving sustainable development. Throughout 2011 IUCN will work towards making sure that forests deliver their maximum potential for…
Story | 04 Nov, 2009
Mortimore, Michael ; Anderson, Simon, collab. ; Cotula, Lorenzo, collab. ; Davies, Jonathan, collab. ; Faccer, Kristy, collab. ; Hesse, Ced, collab. ; Morton, John, collab. ; Nyangena, Wilfrid, collab. ; Skinner, Jamie, collab. ; Wolfangel, Caterina, collab.
IUCN ; IIED ; UNDP…
Story | 25 Sep, 2008
This magazine features over 30 articles on drylands from IUCN Members and Commission experts around the world. It illustrates the diversity of the drylands and dryland issues and provides an insight into the far-reaching work of IUCN’s membership in dryland areas of the world.
Story | 06 May, 2008
A summary in images based on five years of research outside and on ICRISAT Sahelian Center, Niamey, Niger funded by the Ministry for International Cooperation, The Hague, The Netherlands, through Wageningen Agricultural University
Story | 05 Mar, 2008
Extractive industries in arid and semi-arid zones : environmental planning and managementIndustries extractives dans les zones arides et semi-arides : planification et gestion de l'environnement Industrias extractivas en zonas áridas y semiáridas : planificación y gestión ambientales…
Press release | 05 Feb, 2007
New report on the economics of nomadism reveals importance of this traditional lifestyle to the income of developing countries and international trade