Crossroads blog | 22 Feb, 2022
The addax desert antelope may be the world’s rarest hoofed mammal, with as few as 100 animals left in the wild. Despite oil exploration and extraction in and around their last remaining habitat, conservation efforts can still save the species from extinction if government agencies, big business…
Story | 22 Jun, 2021
IUCN, the official advisor on nature to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, recommends adding four natural sites to the List of World Heritage in Danger: the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the W-Arly-Pendjari Complex in Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger, the Natural and Cultural Heritage of the…
Story | 05 Dec, 2019
IUCN is now seeking to secure our assurance provider for the Green List through the next quadrennial period, 2020 to 2024. The Assurance Provider would help maintain and deliver a credible and transparent evaluation process and governance framework for the IUCN Green List.
Story | 23 Oct, 2019
The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 October 2019, at the third Latin American…
Story | 05 Sep, 2019
Urban biodiversity and healthy natural ecosystems offer a range of benefits to human society, including providing cleaner water, reducing flood risk and storing carbon.