Landlocked Hungary lies in the central part of the Danube Basin. Although not a very large country, Hungary is quite rich in biodiversity. Hungarian flora is counting more than 2.000 plant species, there are about 400 bird species, 87 mammal species, etc. The country has 10 national parks, 145 minor nature reserves and 35 landscape protection areas. The Aggtelek and Hortobágy National Parks are also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. See more

The IUCN National Committee in Hungary unites five Member organizations and some 60 scientists who are individual members in one or another of the six Commissions of IUCN. The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation which is an international Member of IUCN is seated in Hungary as well. Learn more about what IUCN Members and Commission experts are working on from the links below.