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Press release | 12 Dec, 2022
IUCN Restoration Barometer documents extensive ecosystem restoration across 18 countries
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has today published its first Restoration Barometer report, documenting that…
Fisheries in the Post-2020 GBF: Where and how do they fit?
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.
Press release | 06 Dec, 2021
All coral reefs in the Western Indian Ocean at high risk of collapse within 50 years
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.
Story | 01 Mar, 2021
First-ever global catalogue of ecosystems will enable coordinated conservation efforts
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
Conserving soil biodiversity important for greater agricultural productivity
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.
Story | 15 Nov, 2015
Report calls on aluminium industry to respect indigenous peoples' rights
Geneva, Switzerland, 16 November 2015 – While global demand for the world’s most popular metal – aluminium – continues to rise, it is critical that the aluminium industry address its environmental and social impacts, particularly in indigenous peoples’ territories, according to new report…