Biodiversity

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Biodiversity” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN WCPA/SSC Joint Task Force on biodiversity and protected areas aims to determine the best predictors of success for protected areas in...
Task Force Leaders Stephen WOODLEY Penny LANGHAMMER Why do we need biodiversity and protected areas? Biodiversity - or biological diversity - is a term used to describe the...
Conservation of the nature is at the heart of IUCN’s work. The EU Biodiversity Strategy is the key policy guide for the Union, and IUCN supports both...
The new European Green Deal, launched by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, has become the Europe Union’s manifesto of ambition and leadership in the international environmental arena. A...
Pollinators, such as bumblebees, solitary bees, honeybees, butterflies, moths and hoverflies are facing an array of concerning threats. We rely on...
Photo: Old Continent In the European Union, 78% of native flora and 84% of crops are either partially or fully dependent on invertebrates for pollination. The...
Enabling Green and Blue Infrastructure Potential in Complex Social-Ecological Regions (ENABLE) is a project funded by BiodivERsA that adopts a unique...
In an increasingly urbanised world, green and blue infrastructure (GBI) has the potential to tackle multiple environmental and social challenges, such as human well-being, social inequality,...
Le Thi Trang is being recognized for achievements in protecting the country’s species and ecosystems!   Arlington, Virginia, USA (22 May 2020) – On...
CEPF is recognizing these heroes as part of the celebration of its 20th anniversary. The fund empowers nongovernmental organizations, indigenous groups, universities and private enterprises to...
The Biodiversity Task Force of South-East Europe (BDTF SEE) was established in November 2017 under the Regional Working Group on Environment (RWG Env...
The BDTF SEE is composed of six economies of the region, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia and Serbia. Its objective is to advise the RCC...
Western Balkans hosts rich biodiversity, including many threatened, rare and endemic species, and relatively large unspoiled ecosystems. From nature...
“We stand ready to help shape the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, engaging in the process the Biodiversity Task Force equipped with required technical expertise and experience for this task,”...
Our solutions are in nature is the theme for this year’s UN day of biodiversity on May 22. Particularly apt as our global community is called to re-...
Nature, its services and requirements The resources from biological diversity resources and the associated ecosystem services are the pillars upon which we build civilizations. For example, fish...
PURPOSE Within the framework of its project Accelerating Tiger Recovery Along the Thailand-Myanmar Border, and in cooperation with the Department of...
ELIGIBILITY The call is open to local and international NGOs, universities and research organisations, community groups, and other civil society organisations.  Applicants must be legally registered...
Other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) are becoming an increasingly important topic in the discussions leading up to the post-2020...
Mr Harry Jonas, Co-chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Task Force on OECMs, began the webinar by providing an overview of OECMs and their challenges and opportunities. He...
IUCN welcomes the new EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030. In view of the world post COVID-19, it is essential that EU Member States embrace this...
In addition to the environmental emergency, we are now facing one of the biggest health crises of the last century: the COVID-19 outbreak. In this context, the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 must...

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