Story | 03 Feb, 2022
The Inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), previously scheduled for 7-12 March 2022, has been postponed to 18-23 July 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Story | 20 Jan, 2022
The Government of Rwanda through its Ministry of Environment has unveiled three former African Heads of State as patrons for the upcoming inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC).
Story | 10 Nov, 2021
Movement launched to conserve and restore marine and coastal biodiversity while unlocking the development of a regenerative sustainable blue economy
At the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow, Western Indian Ocean states and partners including International Union for Conservation of…
Story | 19 Oct, 2021
Back in 2011, extremely warm water temperatures persisting over thousands of kilometres along the coastline of Western Australia caused coral bleaching, mass die-out of marine life and wiped out kelp forests. Since then, this phenomenon of abnormally high-water temperatures has been recorded in…
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…