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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.

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

IUCN has fed into decisions of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention (COP) through its policy work at the global, regional and national levels,...

Coral Reefs

Coral reefs, along with seagrass beds, mangrove habitats and other tropical marine environments, support the highest marine biodiversity in the world. More...

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

CEPF in the East Melanesian Islands Hotspot In July 2013, IUCN and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) launched a $9 million, eight-year...

Culture of science and knowledge

Supporting this, the Science and Knowledge Unit maintains the IUCN Library as a source of science and knowledge for the Union and beyond, and manages...
Local people fishing in Tanguar Hoar, Bangladesh 2007 Photo: IUCN Bangladesh

Culture, Spirituality and Conservation

Theme on Culture, Spirituality and Conservation Chairs   Kevin Chang Bio Ashley Massey Bio...
WISE-UP to Climate Photo: IWMI/Marloes Mul

Current Projects

Deploying Nature-based solutions

Nature-based solutions valuing nature’s capital in investing in our long-term future will be deployed to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation...
Plitvice Lakes, National Park, Croatia Photo: Boris Erg

Deploying nature-based solutions

We know that well-managed, healthy and diverse ecosystems and the biological resources they encompass are critical for a healthy, safe and prosperous society....

Deploying nature-based solutions to societal challenges

Los ecosistemas prestan importantes servicios a la humanidad, como la regulación del clima y el agua. Tanto la Evaluación de los Ecosistemas del Milenio como...
Opportunities for livelihoods Photo: Assad Saleh

Drylands, Livelihood and Gender Programme

The Programme contributes to the rehabilitation of rangelands in the West Asia region, to further provide nature-based solutions and ecosystem services needed...

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