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News | 12 Dec, 2022
New IUCN report: To fulfil its promise, circular economy must take biodiversity into account
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – A new report issued by IUCN Europe examines links and policy gaps between circular economy concepts and biodiversity. It finds that the circular economy has important potential benefits for nature, but needs to be integrated more closely with…
News | 06 Dec, 2022
EU adopts Regulation for deforestation free products: effective complementary measures key for conservation
Today the European Commission, Council and Parliament, after a so-called Trilogue, agreed on an innovative Regulation which aims to curb the EU’s contribution to trade-related global deforestation by keeping products linked to illegal production and deforestation off the EU market.
Crossroads blog | 22 Feb, 2022
To save the addax antelope, the oil sector and government must work together with conservationists
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 | 02 Feb, 2022
Request for Proposals (RfP) - Green Climate Fund Concept Note Development
Open call for the position of Green Climate Fund Consultant in the frame of ADAPT: Nature-based Solutions for resilient societies in the Western Balkans.
Story | 14 Dec, 2021
The IUCN Congress: What does it mean for Europe?
Today, the IUCN European office released a new paper which details the importance of the World Conservation Congress for Europe. At the Congress, a number of European Members were elected to the IUCN Council – the organisations principal governing body. The Members also voted in favour of key…
Story | 18 Nov, 2021
Global deforestation: EU Commission outlines new law to address agriculture trade chains
Yesterday, the European Commission proposed a ground-breaking new legislation which aims to minimise the EU’s footprint on the world’s forests. The new law hopes to keep products linked to deforestation and forest degradation off the EU market.