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In March 2016, IUCN and the Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI) of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies launched...
ROAM is a framework for building a forest landscape restoration (FLR) programme from the ground-up and has been proven effective in assessing and laying the groundwork for FLR work with practical...
Pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park pronghorn migration, this herd of 400 pronghorn form the longest land mammal migration in the USA.
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the ...
Sanjiangyuan National Park,  Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...
Eulemur flavifrons Blue eyed Black lemur male
When a fire spread into Anabohazo forest in Sahamalaza-Iles Radama National Park (SIRNP) in north-western Madagascar in late 2016 forest guides ran...
Dozens of volunteers spent the next five days tackling the blaze and eventually extinguishing the flames. Representing 65% of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Black Lemur’s (Eulemur flavifrons)...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. Protected areas are...
Latest: Marine Protected Planet - September 2017    Update on Global Statistics - December 2016 Protected Planet Report 2016   World Database...
Ethiopian Wolf, canis simensis
In partnership with the European Commission, IUCN’s SOS – Save Our Species (SOS) is delighted to confirm the first ten projects for funding through...
This first phase of funding totals more than EUR 2 million and comes after an initial call for proposals earlier in 2017. It will support projects in 8 countries targeting 8 species including lions,...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. It is a joint...
Explore the world's Marine Protected Areas on the Marine Protected Planet Read the latest Protected Planet Report 2016 Visit the Protected Planet website to...
Mangroves
Women and men in coastal communities are often closely connected to their coastal ecosystems and gender roles are often traditionally identified and...
Mangrove forests are particularly rich in directly harvestable seafood, timber, firewood and other plant products such as tea and roofing materials. They also provide vital protection against floods...
A scientific expedition on the Walters Shoal seamount
Pro-People and Pro-Conservation Click here to read full report In 1982, in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, the community of Mahenye ward in the South-east Lowveld of the newly liberated...
Engaging communities as partners in combatting illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is increasingly recognized as critical, but has proven difficult to operationalize in a meaningful and sustainable manner...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Latest news!​ Measuring sustainable tourism and the IUCN Green List at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism (July 2017) Recognising and Inspiring Conservation...

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