IUCN large event
From 27 June to 1 July, an IUCN delegation, led by the Director General, is participating in the second UN Ocean Conference, “Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for the Implementation of Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.”
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 | 13 Feb, 2020
The swirling question posed by any business wanting to take part in nature conservation is how to make it profitable. In Indonesia, the “Selva Shrimp” project is on the way to proving that small-scale farming with active nature conservation can create livelihoods for local communities. At the…
Story | 04 Feb, 2020
In The Marine Plastic Footprint, Joao Sousa of IUCN introduces new measures to understand and calculate the frightening leakage of plastic into the marine environment - by following its movement through every stage from production to waste to final destination.
Three integrated case…
Press release | 17 Nov, 2014
Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Pufferfish, American Eel, Chinese Cobra and an Australian butterfly are threatened with extinction
Press release | 17 Nov, 2014
De voedselmarkt in Azië drijft diverse vissoorten naar de rand van uitsterving. Dat blijkt uit de nieuwste cijfers van de Rode Lijst van bedreigde soorten, uitgebracht door de International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). De populaties van een populaire soort blauwvintonijn en een…
Press release | 21 Mar, 2014
The largest landscape restoration initiative in history gained further momentum today - the International Day of Forests - as IUCN and other partners provide the world’s nations with new guidance on assessing their national restoration potential.
Legacy Article | 12 Sep, 2013
As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations, including IUCN.
Press release | 09 Sep, 2012
From Australia to Patagonia, from coral reefs to rainforests and deserts, the new IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will assess the status of ecosystems worldwide, to identify their risks and the potential impact on both ecosystems and human wellbeing.
Story | 04 Jul, 2012
2012 is a busy year for environmental decision-making, with many large-scale conventions taking place. But the IUCN World Conservation Congress is a unique event with a unique audience. It is the only global summit that represents every aspect of conservation, bringing together leaders of all…