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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Supported by a small Secretariat based in IUCN's Washington D.C. Office, the Sargasso Sea Commission promotes international awareness and scientific research of the Sargasso Sea. The result of three...
Invasive alien species (IAS) are considered to be one of the greatest threats to biodiversity, particularly through their interactions with other drivers of change. There are around 12,000  IAS ...
The Earth is blessed with energy in abundance. In thousands of years, humans have discovered many different ways to harvest the energy provided by nature. We learned to use the power of the wind, the...
The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign (EBBC) is dedicated to helping businesses recognise the many ways in which they are connected to...
The EBBC provides information and tools on how to integrate biodiversity concerns in business models. Funded under the LIFE Programme of the EU, the EBBC is a joint initiative of the Global Nature...
In December 2015, conservation experts gathered in Helsinki, Finland, for the 2015 IUCN Regional Conservation Forum for Europe, North & Central Asia. Together, they have shaped the future of...
The World Environmental Hubs (WEH) is a framework for evaluating and certifying cities and regions which place environmental sustainability,...
Population growth and urban expansion have increased the challenge of ensuring that citizens have access to basic needs such as food, water, and energy, and are protected from more frequent and...
​Continued biodiversity loss will irreversibly compromise the natural resources that societies and businesses depend upon, but often take for granted...
More and more partnerships are being developed between and among businesses, governments and civil society organizations relating to different environmental aspects including biodiversity...
Strengthening NGOs: partnerships for energy, forestry and recycling
Concerns on the pressures affecting ecosystem and rural communities’ resilience are increasing across the European continent. The excessive use of wood biomass combined with low energy efficiency are...
  Conservation experts from all over the world gathered for the “Little Sydney: Protecting Nature in Europe” conference, which took place in Hainburg/Donau-Auen National Park, Austria from 28-31...

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