1. To communicate the vital information resources that exist, which will help us better manage our planet;
  2. To help articulate the information needs of the conservation community (e.g. precipitation forecasts, latest climate models); and
  3. To draw attention to the important role conservationists and general citizens around the world can play in collecting and communicating information about our changing planet.

Short-Term Plans

  • Obtain nominations for specialty group membership
  • Begin to communicate opportunities to obtain improved information
  • Better connect IUCN to environmental information sources
  • Facilitate the communication of new findings, data sets
  • June 9th Event: Climate, Energy, & National Security: Meeting the Environmental Information challenges

Long-Term Plans

  • Communicate the long-term environmental information needs of the conservation sector
  • Determine the important role and approaches for the conservation sector to play in providing environmental information