IUCN Champions Nature at COP28
February 6, 2024
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,
IUCN Recognises The Decision Taken By Governments At The UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) To Transition Away From Fossil Fuels As A Step Forward. We Continue To Call For Greater Climate Action And A Clear Phase-Out Of Fossil Fuels. This Phase-Out Is Imperative To Prevent The Worst Impacts Of Runaway
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
A new assessment finds that 25% of freshwater fish are at risk of extinction, and at least 17% of threatened freshwater fish species are affected by climate change.
Developed through a collaboration between the IUCN WCPA, IUCN-US, the International Ranger Federation, Re:wild, and Conservation Allies, these awards, created in 2020, aim to highlight and felicitate the extraordinary work that rangers do in protected and conserved areas worldwide. Please find the Russian, Portuguese and Arabic announcement versions. We are pleased to let you know that
The Vjosa River is one of the last wild free-flowing rivers in Europe, spanning from Greece to Albania and hosting a rich biodiversity and cultural heritage. However, this natural treasure is threatened by numerous hydroelectric and infrastructure projects that could alter its unique ecosystem and affect the livelihoods of local