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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.

Access and Benefit Sharing

The ELC has been working on ABS issues and supporting the negotiations relating thereto for over ten years. The fair and equitable sharing of the...

Action on the ground

Of the 79,837 species assessed on The IUCN Red List, more than 23,250 are threatened with extinction, including, for example, 63% of cycads, 41% of amphibians...
Photo: IUCN/Melissa Marín

Advisor on World Heritage

IUCN provides technical advice to help the World Heritage Committee make informed decisions on natural heritage IUCN co-drafted the World Heritage...
Masked Tree Frog Photo: Robin Moore

Amphibians

The work of the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group and the Amphibian Survival Alliance is instrumental in gathering new knowledge and implementing effective...
Pastoralists flee Central African Republic due to conflict, Cameroon 2013. Photo: Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere

Armed Conflict and the Environment

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Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP)

The Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP) is an interagency coalition to address the extinction risk among the most threatened land and freshwater...

Bio-cultural diversity

It is no coincidence that areas of linguistic and ethnic diversity are also areas rich in biodiversity. Most of the world’s languages are spoken by indigenous...
Bradypus torquatus Bradypus torquatus Photo: Marco Freitas

Biodiversity Assessment Unit

Co-hosted in IUCN's Washington D.C. Office and at the headquarters of Member organisation Conservation International (CI) in Arlington, Virginia, the...
Cheetah Serengeti Photo: © Esther Birchmeier

Biodiversity Return on Investment Metric

What is the Biodiversity Return on Investment Metric? The BRIM measures the contribution that investments can make to reducing species extinction risk. It...

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