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  • Tiger Photo: Sugoto Roy

    IUCN Tiger Programme extended to 2023


    The IUCN Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) has been extended for a further five years thanks to a €7.5 million donation from the German Cooperation.

  • marine mammal protected areas conference 5th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas Logo Photo: ICMMPA

    Early Registration Announcement for ICMMPA5


    Early Registration for the 5th International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas is now Open!

  • Organisers of the IUCN-TMC side-event at CBD COP14 Photo: IISD

    The road ahead: from knowledge to action for threatened species


    IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ and Toyota consider the importance of private sector partnerships for achieving international biodiversity targets.  

  • Sumatra rhino ssc Photo: Ridho Hafizh Zainur Ridha/WWF-Indonesia

    Rescue of critically endangered Sumatran rhino brings new hope for the species


    KUTAI BARAT, 28 November 2018: The Government of Indonesia and Sumatran Rhino Rescue, a groundbreaking alliance of leading international conservation organizations have successfully rescued and relocated a critically endangered but healthy female rhino to a...

  • Corals Red Sea Corals at Ras Mohammed National Park, Egypt Photo: mindgrow [CC BY-SA 2-0]. from flickr

    IUCN lists 15 new sites as world’s best protected areas


    Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 24 November 2018 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognising best practice in...

  • woman looking up at trees with pine in the back Photo: IUCN / Craig Beatty

    High hopes for biodiversity through landscape restoration


    Biodiversity conservation is the goal of the countries meeting over the next few weeks at the 14th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity.  A new working paper outlines a hopeful vision and practical applications for...

  • Fin Whale Photo: Aqqa Rosing-Asvid (CC BY 2.0)

    Fin Whale, Mountain Gorilla recovering thanks to conservation action – IUCN Red List


    Gland, Switzerland, 14 November 2018 (IUCN) – Conservation action has brought renewed hope for the Fin Whale and the Mountain Gorilla, according to today’s update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The Fin Whale has improved in status from Endangered...

  • Araripe manakin Photo: Ciro Alanbo

    Last refuges of endangered species mapped, showing nearly half lack protection


    A major assessment by the international Alliance for Zero Extinction – the global conservation partnership that works to identify, map and safeguard sites holding the only known locations of highly threatened species – finds that nearly half of these ...

  • Okavango Delta, Botswana Photo: IUCN Photo Library / Alicia Wirz

    IUCN SSC African Elephant Specialist Group announce new Co-Chairs


    The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) announce the appointment of two new Co-Chairs Dr Benson Okita-Ouma and Dr Robert Slotow.

  • IUCN Statement Photo: IUCN

    IUCN deeply alarmed at capital offence charge against Iran conservationists


    The International Union for Conservation of Nature is deeply disturbed as five IUCN member conservationists, including members of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC), are charged with crimes punishable by death in Iran.


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