Today we celebrate the UN International Day of Forests by highlighting the partnership of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), in a project that unites the world’s botanists.
15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive Pick a place. Choose a creature. Discover its story and the danger it faces. Then, find out how to help it survive.
Forty-three percent of Madagascar’s freshwater species are threatened with extinction, including many endemic species important to local livelihoods, a new IUCN led study has found.
Brussels, 5 March 2018 (IUCN) – Almost a fifth (18%) of European saproxylic beetles assessed so far are at risk of extinction due to ongoing decline in large veteran trees across Europe, a new IUCN report has found.
Join the IUCN Global Species Programme in celebrating World Wildlife Day, 3rd March 2018. This important date marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973.
World Wildlife Day provides a poignant opportunity to reflect on how to ensure peaceful coexistence between humans and wildlife – including the world’s most charismatic predators.
Global fashion designer Lacoste announces partnership with IUCN’s SOS – Save Our Species Programme at Paris fashion show
In celebration of World Pangolin Day, Dan Challender, IUCN Programme Officer for Sustainable Use and Trade of Wildlife and Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Pangolin Specialist Group discusses pangolin conservation and the achievements in...
Azerbaijan is upgrading and expanding the Gizilaghaj State Reserve to become a National Park and will include the first Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Caspian Sea, the largest inland body of water on the planet. The new MPA will seek to...
Tom Milliken, TRAFFIC Elephant and Rhino Programme Officer, pays tribute to one of conservation's great unsung heroes.