The International Union for Conservation of Nature – United States (IUCN-US) builds bridges between US donors and IUCN, by catalyzing, accelerating, funding and promoting IUCN’s work — conserving nature and natural resources in the United States and throughout the world.

Our portfolio is global by design, and supports work aligned with IUCN’s Nature 2030 Program of Work, which was endorsed by IUCN’s members in 2016 at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.

Highlights from recent projects

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 nominations for the IUCN

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 communities. To prevent this from