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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Latest news!​ Measuring sustainable tourism and the IUCN Green List at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism (July 2017) Recognising and Inspiring Conservation...
Biodiversity offsets discussion
Who we are Since its creation in 1948, IUCN has been engaging business to help conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and...
Portadas de publicaciones 2014-2015
  In recent years, from the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, our investigations and field work has generated knowledge on issues such as protected areas,...
Data collection in Grenada at BIOPAMA workshop, January 2016
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA) aims to address threats to biodiversity in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, while reducing poverty in communities in...
Sanjiangyuan National Park,  Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...
A Soliga paying his obeisance at a Devaru site in the temple and wildlife reserve.
Structures such as a cluster of stones, in this case, and an unusually shaped tree are accorded sacred status and worshipped.
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved...
Pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park pronghorn migration, this herd of 400 pronghorn form the longest land mammal migration in the USA.
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor Senior Adviser  Graeme Worboys IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group...
Pedro Alcolado
A full-time researcher and scientific advisor at the Instituto de Oceanologia in Havana, Cuba, Dr. Pedro Alcolado was a leading contributor to Cuba’s...
Dr. Alcolado’s calm, reasonable and engaging personality allowed him to present important issues in an accessible, rational way. On many occasions he was able to successfully advocate for positive...
Since 2012, IUCN and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC-JRC), have been implementing BIOPAMA (the Biodiversity and Protected...
BIOPAMA has significantly improved access to best available science, information and knowledge, enhanced the work of existing institutions and networks and built capacity to improve policy and...
Hon. Enguene Hamilton - Minister with responsibility for Environment (middle) with Mr. Eavin Parry, St. Kitts and Nevis Project Focal Point (left) and Mrs. Melesha Gunning-Banhan – Project Coordinator (right).
Basseterre, St. Kitts. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)...
IUCN and UN Environment have been supporting these efforts through this project “Advancing the Nagoya Protocol in Countries of the Caribbean Region”, for the last 2 years and will continue supporting...
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PARTNERSHIP IUCN is seeking to partner with protected and conserved areas to seek and learn ways to improve conservation...
What is an incubator?  An incubator is a mechanism to help nurture and grow new businesses or ideas, by providing training, advice and technical support. Through this programme, IUCN will...
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Caribbean, 20 June 2017 (IUCN) -The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN...
The two videos – a short two and a half minutes and longer 10 minutes production – introduce viewers to the Nagoya Protocol and what it will mean for them individually and the Caribbean as a whole....

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