Story | 08 Mar, 2022
Frédéric Bachet is a former Director of the Parc Marin de la Côte Bleue (Cote Bleue Marine Park) and member of the IUCN French Committee’s Commission on Protected Areas. He is joined in this conversation by Cécile Fattebert of the IUCN Protected and Conserved Areas team.
Story | 11 Jan, 2022
Stretching across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia, the world’s first 5-country biosphere reserve, which has been declared by UNESCO in September 2021 covers 700 km of the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers and a total area of almost 1 million hectares in the so-called ‘Amazon of Europe…
Story | 03 Nov, 2021
A new IUCN report, Acting on Ocean Risk, reveals that densely populated coastal areas are exposed to increasing threats such as sea-level rise and extreme weather events. Focusing on the situation in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania, the report…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
This International Black Sea Action Day, 31st October, 11 habitats of Red-List Endangered Black Sea harbour porpoises and bottlenose dolphins as well as Vulnerable Black Sea common dolphins have been formally awarded Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) status by the…
Story | 10 Sep, 2021
Today, on the last day of the World Conservation Congress, IUCN Members voted in favour of a range of Motions which aim to protect Europe’s nature, with a particular focus on forests and on marine biodiversity.
Story | 07 Sep, 2021
Today, to coincide with the World Conservation Congress in Marseille, the IUCN European office released its new work plan for the upcoming 4 years.
Story | 06 Sep, 2021
Today, the IUCN European office released a summary of its successes over the past 4 years to coincide with the World Conservation Congress. Despite the unprecedented circumstances over the last few years, the IUCN European Region has persevered with its influential work.
Story | 16 Aug, 2021
IUCN is publishing a worldwide collection of case studies that provide concrete illustrations of how aquaculture can be part of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), sharing conservation objectives with the community while outlining critical issues that should be explored on a case-by-case basis. Today…
Story | 16 Jul, 2021
Today, the European Commission unveiled the much-awaited EU Forest Strategy as part of its Fit for 55 package - the Commission’s legislative pathway to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030.
Story | 09 Jun, 2021
IUCN welcomes the European Parliament seal of approval to the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030. The vote is a clear signal to the European Commission and the EU Member States to move forward with fully implementing the strategy.