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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.

Cerknica depression in Slovenia

Climate change in Europe

Paris - and after After two weeks of intense discussions, nearly 200 countries reached the historic Paris Climate Agreement in December 2015. The...
Floods in Rincón de la Victoria (Málaga, Spain) in 2004

Climate change in the Mediterranean

The critical factors that will constrain the conservation of natural resources can be multiple and varied depending on the geographical, economic and social...
Lebanon - Akkar Region

Climate change in West Asia

The West Asia region's climate-related work focuses on the link between water and climate change, with a number of projects in this area....

Climate Change Programme

IUCN’s work in this region seeks to ensure that climate change related policies, plans and strategies emphasize the role of ecosystems (forests, drylands,...
Seaweed farming in Ninh Tinh commune, Viet Nam, is incorporated into local governance models for coastal reefs and managed marine areas

Coastal and marine ecosystems

Three quarters of the world’s population living in vulnerable coastal zones call Asia home. IUCN works to reduce the risks posed to coastal communities by...
Arctic Fox

Commission on Ecosystem Management and Climate Change

The Commission on Ecosystem Managemente (CEM) has multiple thematic groups and activities related to climate change.

Commission on Environmental, Economic, Social Policy and Climate Change

As the planet enters into difficult and in some cases irreversible climate and environmental changes, Faith-based organisations and networks are taking much of...

Communication Training

Updating professional communication skills to build capacity Effective Communication is the key to transforming the day-to-day way that people treat the...

Compliance and Enforcement

Year in Review In 2014, the Specialist Group (SG) advanced its goal of collaborating with China on air pollution compliance and enforcement. Air pollution...

Conservation Areas and Species

IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and Species (...


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