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Council and Bureau decisions
In accordance with the IUCN Council’s Transparency Policy modified in April 2016, the decisions of the IUCN Council and its Bureau, from the 2012-16 term onwards, are posted on this section...
Nature Based Solutions for an Uncertain Future?
Effective country-driven climate change adaptation reflects the importance of water management in reducing vulnerability and building climate...
A COP23 event on November 9 will focus on the challenge of identifying scalable natural solutions to adapt to climate change, and how to raise the necessary financial and technical capital for...
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
Central America Organised Regional Water Forum in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...
Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction – IUCN Red List
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 4 September 2016 (IUCN) – The Eastern Gorilla – the largest living primate – has been listed as Critically Endangered due to...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reports the decline of the Plains Zebra due to illegal hunting, and the growing extinction threat to Hawaiian plants posed by invasive species. Thirty eight of the...
Beyond frontiers – Engaging the Pakistan Navy in coastal governance
Fisheries are the primary livelihood sector for 80% of the coastal population of Pakistan, but this sector contributes to only 0.5% of national GDP...
The reckless degradation of coastal and marine resources has led to the depletion of wild fish stocks and ecosystem services. This is caused by the use of harmful fishing gear, weak enforcement of...
SUSTAIN Blog 'The key to unleashing green finance: bridging worlds'
Green finance is gaining momentum. More and more private investors consider investing in nature an opportunity to combine economic interests with...
Blog written by Jan Willem den Besten, Senior Expert Ecosystems and Climate, IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands IUCN, both in the Netherlands and as a worldwide union, has been...
FROM IMPROVED GOVERNANCE TO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN SAVING MOZAMBIQUE’S DUGONGS
A lot can change in a short time in this information age – so too for conservation. Following successes strengthening governance in Mozambique’s...
Currently EWT is focused on community-based fisheries management in Bazaruto. Bridget Jonker, Sea to Source Manager with EWT explains how and why. “The initiation of discussions with African Parks...
Patrons of Nature
IUCN founded the Patrons of Nature in 2010 to rally global leaders and mobilize resources in support of the Union’s vision of a just world which values and conserves nature. Patrons of Nature...
How to become a Member of IUCN
APPLICATION DEADLINE 31 December 2017 is the deadline for the submission of membership applications to be considered in May 2018. Who can become a Member? States...
The region of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean is a special area where different cultures and geographies that stand out in the planet’s environmental scene converge and where there is a...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
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