Oceania is geographically one of IUCN’s largest regional programmes, covering over 100 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean.


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  • White Ash (Fraxinus americana)

    Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction – IUCN Red List


    North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations, while the loss of wilderness areas and poaching are contributing to the declining numbers of five African...

  • Mason

    Mr. Mason Smith - IUCN’s new Regional Director for Oceania


    Mr. Mason Smith has been appointed IUCN’s new Regional Director for Oceania (ORO). Mason’s appointment (effective 10 July 2017) was the outcome of a competitive recruitment process that involved internal and external candidates and a thorough assessment...

  • A Call to celebrate the wildlife of Solomon Islands


    As part of the Solomon Islands National Resource Management Symposium being held from 2nd-6th October, a day will be dedicated to celebrating the species of Solomon Islands. The day is being led by Ecological Solutions Solomon Islands, in...

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