Europe

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Europe” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Dr. Luc Lavrysen - High-level judicial conference enhances judicial cooperation in environmental adjudication.
The Judicial Colloquium “SDG16: Role of Judiciary in Promoting the Rule of Law in Environmental Matters” gathered representatives of the judiciary, judicial training institutions, other review bodies...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas is the first global standard of best practice for area-based conservation. It is a programme of...
46 areas in 14 countries IUCN just listed 6 new areas to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, which now counts 46 sites in total. Discover the IUCN Green List areas here! By giving...
IUCN Headquarters - Gland, Switzerland, 29 March 2019 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 6 new natural sites to...
Launched in 2014, the IUCN Green List measures the effectiveness of protected areas, rewards the best sites and provides an incentive for sites around the world to improve their management. Green...
Find in the table below the date and links to the reports of the meetings of the various task forces:
Task Force Meeting date Meeting location Meeting Ref. Link to report   Photo-ID and new technologies  Planned for 28-29 April 2019 Switzerland  PHID/NT-1     Noise...
Seismic surveys used in oil and gas exploration and development employ powerful, repeated airgun pulses. This noise is dangerous for nearby animals...
Responsible Practices for Seismic Surveys Building on IUCN’s scientific research and conservation practice and on the 10+ years’ experience of the WGWAP, in 2016 IUCN released a detailed manual on...
Below are the links to the meeting reports in English and Russian of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) and its preceding Panels since...
Meeting  Meeting date  Location Link to report  Отчет на русском языке   WGWAP - 19 14 - 16 November 2018 Russian Federation Report in English Expected soon    WGWAP...
Situated in the Northern Kurzeme Peninsula along the Baltic Sea in Latvia, the Slitere National Park offers incredible landscapes with wetlands, grassy swamps, broadleaf forests and a long chain of...
The LIFE Green List for N2K project relies on protected area experts to help adapt and test the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard for the...
Sustainable resources management is also about responsibility: An interview with protected areas expert Erika Stanciu Refocusing the objectives of protected areas: An interview with Natura 2000...
This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Natura 2000 experts as part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project. In this interview, Thierry...
Thierry’s education as an agricultural engineer did not naturally lead him to get involved with protected areas. “My interest in this protection system is the result of a personal and professional...
SwissBiz4Nature is a new initiative that aims to inspire Chief Executives to work together and make public commitments to safeguard nature.
Business has a direct and impact on nature, but business must also be part of the solution.  Funded by the Swiss government, SwissBiz4Nature is looking for business champions to join a coalition of...
 A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22,000 species evaluated, 11.9% were...
Largest proportion of threatened species among birds and bryophytes Approximately one third of Finnish bird and bryophyte species are under threat. The proportion of threatened species is also large...
The IUCN Regional Conservation Forum for Europe, North and Central Asia will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 1 to 3 July 2019, as part...
Every four years, the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) is held as a key opportunity for: the IUCN Constituency to prepare for the next IUCN Congress and to ensure that regional matters are...

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