The session will showcase the role of equitably and effectively managed protected and conserved areas in addressing pandemic risk associated with loss of diversity and in supporting wildlife and human health.
A Nature for Health Trust Fund was established to help countries develop more holistic, and coordinated policies by generating and disseminating further evidence on the links between biodiversity, climate and health. On this occasion, the list of countries that will benefit from the first phase…
A new WHO-IUCN guidance will be launched at this event for biodiversity policymakers on the integration of health and Nature-based Solutions, laying out concrete actions to protect biodiversity, nature and ecosystem health.
Story | 22 Nov, 2022
Located in Phang-nga province in the south of Thailand. Koh Yao is a dream destination for many travellers as it consists of pristine beaches, unspoilt coastline, rice fields, mountains, and forests. However, it is not surprising that the other side of island might be an unsightly image.
IUCN Statement | 20 Nov, 2022
As COP27 closed today, IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, expressed its concern over the slow progress in tackling the climate crisis. At the same time, IUCN welcomed the clear recognition of the key role that Nature-based Solutions can play in addressing climate change,…
DG Statement | 16 Nov, 2022
During the 16 November High Level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (COP27), IUCN Director General Dr Bruno Oberle delivered IUCN’s statement on the role of nature in addressing the climate crisis. Read the full statement below.