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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

One of the three Rio Conventions, the UNFCCC's ultimate objective is to achieve the stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level...

United Nations General Assembly

IUCN maintains a formally accredited permanent observer mission to the UN in New York. IUCN has also designated representatives for the United Nations Offices...

Value and conserve Nature

La región de América del Sur trabaja en dos temas principales relacionados con el cambio climático – la gestión del agua, y el papel de los bosques en la...
Tara National Park, Serbia Photo: Mirjana Mijanovic Petkovic

Valuing and conserving nature

We work in partnership to safeguard species and build healthy protected area systems as a foundation for nature and human wellbeing across Eastern Europe and...

Valuing and Conserving Nature

The biodiversity of the Oceania region is characterised by exceptionally high levels of endemism and species diversity, underpinning ecosystem functioning and...
BRIDGE Projects Photo: BRIDGE Projects

Water

Only 3% of the earth’s water is freshwater; about two-thirds of it is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps and we have long over-stretched this precious...
Lebanon - Akkar Region Photo: SPNL

Water & Climate Change Programme

Water is one of the most important natural resources particularly in the West Asia region, which is generally arid or semi-arid. It is vital for all living...
Wetlands of Viet Nam Photo: © IUCN Viet Nam

Water and wetlands

Sustainable water resource management is a key issue across Asia where water stress and the degradation of watersheds and wetlands is a critical challenge....

Water and wetlands

IUCN has a long history of engagement in water and wetlands conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa. It was one of the earliest organizations to draw...
Judicial and prosecutorial training in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania Photo: Jia Qiao

Wildlife

29% of the 82,954 species which are listed on the IUCN Red List are threatened with extinction. This figure was announced at the IUCN World Conservation...

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