Our Mission

Bukwo District, Uganda. Craig R. Beatty Februaru 2014

Bukwo District Mt. Elgon National Park, Uganda. Craig R. Beatty February 2014

The mission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources – United States (IUCN-US) is to support its partner organization, IUCN, and other partner organizations with similar missions in addressing some of the world’s greatest challenges: biodiversity conservation, healthy ecosystems, improving human well- being, tackling climate change, achieving sustainable energy, and building a green economy.

IUCN-US, a registered 501(c)(3) organization, supports IUCN and partner organizations working to conserve biodiversity – the variety of life on earth. Donations to IUCN-US are tax-deductible in the United States.

For more information on the work of IUCN and its members and partners see

DSC00476 (4)  Photo: © Craig  R. Beatty