Especies

El Programa Global de Especies de la UICN, junto a sus socios y a la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN, impulsa la lucha por salvar las especies, para las personas y la naturaleza.

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Dirigido a legisladores y periodistas, IUCN Issues Briefs brinda información clave sobre temas seleccionados en un formato de dos páginas (en inglés).

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Species and climate change

The combined effects of human-induced global warming and ocean acidification constitute an unprecedented threat to biodiversity and humanity alike. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC...

Issues brief: Coral reefs and climate change Photo: IUCN

Coral reefs and climate change

Anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions have caused an increase in global surface temperature of approximately 1°C since pre-industrial times. This has led to unprecedented mass coral bleaching events...

Issues brief -  Palm oil and biodiversity Photo: IUCN

Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...

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