Global

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Global” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
Established in 2007, the Réunion National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010 as "Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island...
The combination of volcanic activity, landslides of tectonic origin, and erosion from heavy rainfall and watercourses has resulted in a rugged and spectacular landscape of striking beauty, dominated...
In order to create a common understanding and consensus on Nature-based Solutions (NbS), the Ecosystem Management Programme and Commission are...
The definition of Nature-based Solutions At the 2016 World Conservation Congress and members’ assembly, IUCN's members adopted a resolution (WCC-2016-Res-069-EN) which, for the first time, defined...
As Madagascar is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots, Rio Tinto QMM has devoted significant resources to demonstrating its...
In 2003, QMM created an independent committee of globally recognised biodiversity experts to provide external perspectives and advice on implementing the Rio Tinto biodiversity strategy. The...
As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s...
Sustainability, along with youth and credibility, is one of the three pillars of Olympic Agenda 2020 – the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. Why is sustainability so important...
The IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law is launching a new webinar series featuring environmental law and policy experts from around the world...
This week WCEL will be launching the first in a series of webinars on the role of environmental law to address novel threats facing our planet. The first webinar in the series, "Using Environmental...
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of the events planned in 2020 have been postponed. However, several have transformed into virtual events....
Framework Support of the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi to the IUCN Species Survival Commission for Implementing the Strategic Plan.
2017 2018     Photo: IUCN SSC Link Photo: IUCN SSC Link    ...
The Green Status assesses species against 3 essential facets of recovery (Akçakaya et al. 2018): A species is fully recovered if it is present in all parts of its range, even those that are no...
Publications  Quantifying species recovery and conservation success to develop an IUCN Green List of Species.  Akçakaya H.R., Bennett E.L., Brooks T.M., Grace M.K., Heath A., Hedges S., Hilton-...
Photo: IUCN Green Status of Species IUCN Resolution and Name Change The Green Status of Species was developed in response to Resolution WCC-2012-RES-41. In...

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