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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

Portuguese blenny (Parablennius ruber) Photo: Robert A. Patzner

EU biodiversity policy

Not only does biodiversity make the natural environment beautiful for humans to enjoy, but we also depend on it for providing the food, air, water, energy and...
Dog Island, Anguilla Photo: James Millet

EU overseas

EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories Programme IUCN’s EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories Progamme...
Purple dissotis, La Réunion Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Marie Fischborn

Europe overseas

IUCN dedicates an entire programme to the overseas countries and territories of the EU, where most of the EU’s biodiversity is located. These nine Outermost...
Thunnus thynnus Oceana / Keith Ellenbogen Photo: Oceana / Keith Ellenbogen

European Red List of Threatened Species

Funded by the European Commission since 2006, the European Red List is compiled by IUCN’s Global Species Programme in collaboration with the Species...


IMPAC4: International Marine Protected Area Congress Chile, 4-8 September 2017

Forest landscape restoration

FLR manifests through different processes such as: new tree plantings, managed natural regeneration, agroforestry, or improved land management...
Boreal forest and swamps, Yukon Province, Canada Photo: Jim Thorsell


  Raul Silva Telles do Valle, Chair Bio Note [[{"fid":"85979","view_mode":"portrait_book_cover","fields":{"format":"portrait_book_cover","...
Forests Rwana Photo: Craig Beatty

Forests and climate change

IUCN and REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an approach to achieving reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions...
Pseudagrion kamiranzovu Photo: Jens Kipping

Freshwater biodiversity

Freshwater biodiversity is facing unprecedented levels of threat. Through The River Bank we aim to raise awareness about these delicate ecosystems and raise...
Witch's hat mushroon Photo: Tatiana Bulyonkava CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


Fungi are extremely important to humans. The antibiotic Penicillin was derived from the fungus Penicillium and its discovery revolutionized medical...


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