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Story | 02 Mar, 2023
IUCN Alcoa Foundation collaboration to explore the benefits of restoration and biodiversity offsetting
A conversation with Rosa Garcia Piñero, President of Alcoa Foundation, to understand the goals of the partnership
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…
Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but “just transition” policies needed
Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.
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 | 29 Nov, 2022
Not all forests are equal - A story map
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes (PF-IFL) are more important for us to preserve than other forests. Let that sink in. See this story map to explore the issues around PF-IFL, learn through case studies from forests across the world, and understand what you can do to help.…
Story | 29 Nov, 2022
A thousand hills turn green: How Rwanda became a leader in forest landscape restoration
Rwanda is the Land of a Thousand Hills, but are these hills still healthy and productive? This is the story of how a small east African country took the unprecedented initiative to restore the functionality of lands that had lost the ability to support people and biodiversity.
News | 30 Sep, 2022
The Restoration Initiative: 2021 Year in Review
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.
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.