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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.

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Invasive species

What is an Invasive Alien Species? An alien species is a species introduced by humans – either intentionally or accidentally - outside of its natural past...


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IUCN European Work Programme 2017-2020

Download the Programme from the link on the side.
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IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas

40 areas in 14 countries IUCN just listed 15 new areas to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, which now counts 40 sites in total. Discover...

IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations

Since its beginnings, IUCN Members have convened every two to four years to debate and agree major policy issues and approve the organisation’s programme. A...
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IUCN World Heritage Outlook

2017 update launched! The number of natural World Heritage sites affected by climate change has nearly doubled in three years, according to the IUCN World...
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Knowledge Baskets

For IUCN’s work on knowledge baskets and flagship products, the term knowledge basket is a metaphor for working in a holistic way, valuing ethical respectful...

Knowledge standards

For more information about each of the knowledge products, see their individual web portals: 1) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species which...
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Land Use

Land will become the focus of intensified competition by several land users, which will be aggravated by the increasing demand for energy and food. It is...


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