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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Trevor Sandwith Director, Global Protected Areas Programme Trevor leads IUCN’s Global Programme on Protected Areas which consists of a small secretariat staff based in headquarters in Switzerland,...
Discover the PANORAMA webinar series on protected area solutions, hosted by the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.
Stay in touch through social media (Facebook and Twitter) or Protecting the Planet newsletter to be alerted about the next PANORAMA webinars and news, or sign up to our mailing list. Past sessions (...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to globally advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef and estuarine...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
A key part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project is testing the application of the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard Indicators – which were...
You can use the name or code of each site to find out more about it using the Natura 2000 Network Viewer. Austria Lendspitz-Maiernigg (AT2130000) ESG Nr. 4 Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (...
Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation and play an important role in biodiversity protection in Europe. According to the EU...
Latest News Visual story: 'Testing phase of LIFE Green List for Natura 2000 project begins' Visual story: 'Recognising and Inspiring Conservation Success in Natura 2000: Launch of the LIFE Green...
This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Natura 2000 (N2K) experts as part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project. Our interviewee has...
Marine has been working with protected areas for over six years, since she graduated from university and started to work in the Protected Areas’ programme of the United Nations’ Environment World...
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. Worldwide out of the 47 megacities, China alone counts 17. These are cities with a population in excess of 10 million...
Such numbers can be mindboggling and the ramifications of those urban transformations even more so. These cities require tremendous investments in water supply, waste treatment, energy,...
EnviroLENS, a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission, will bring together information derived from satellite monitoring technology...
The project is responding to the demands of the European legal sector for ready-to-access evidence and scenario information on environmental situation and/or violations. It will provide...
IUCN mourns the loss of Dr Rustam Sagitov, IUCN Regional Councillor for Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, and Chair of the IUCN National...
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Rustam Sagitov on 19 August 2018, IUCN Regional Councillor for Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, Chair of the IUCN National Committee...
On November 27th, IUCN-Med and IUCN Europe Brussels, together with the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate change, will organize an event to...
With the 2015 Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) behind us, countries now need to focus on its implementation and overall commitments to reduce...
The fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity set the stage for more than 190...
The Conference included the High-level Segment with the statements from Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, ministers, and other high-level officials; panel discussions on the importance of...
Forest loss, land degradation and decline in ecosystems services is growing across the Caucasus and Central Asia region, resulting in loss of the...
Last June (2018) in Astana, Kazakhstan the first Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Bonn Challenge in the Caucasus and Central Asia provided an ideal platform for regional...

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