IUCN-US

News

More than half of all mangrove ecosystems at risk of collapse by 2050, first global assessment finds

May 24, 2024
More than half of the world’s mangrove ecosystems are at risk of collapse, according to the first global mangrove assessment for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Ecosystems.

IUCN Champions Nature at COP28  

Nature received unprecedented attention throughout the Conference in Dubai, building historic momentum for addressing the interlinked climate and biodiversity crises in an integrated and inclusive way.

Read More »
IUCN Photo Library / © Johannes Roesler Dr Kenton Miller, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (1976 - 1983 and 2000 - 2004) used studies from Chile, Cuba and Costa Rica (pictured above) to develop the first IUCN protected area management categories in 1978.

Seventy five years of experience

IUCN Photo Library / © Johannes Roesler Dr Kenton Miller, Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (1976 – 1983 and 2000 – 2004) used studies from Chile, Cuba and Costa Rica (pictured above) to develop the first IUCN protected area management categories in 1978. Founded in 1948,

Read More »

Here’s to the GBF’s first trip around the sun

As we bid farewell to 2023, we find ourselves marking the first anniversary of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Amidst the achievements since its adoption, it seems clear that the year ahead will need accelerated action towards implementation. Let’s embark on 2024 with New Year’s Resolutions, ensuring that the

Read More »