Global

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Global” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
The Supreme Court of Colombia (Corte Suprema de Justicia, Sala de Casación Civil) has issued a decision recognizing the Amazon River ecosystem as a...
The Supreme Court of Colombia, in its opinion on 5 April 2018, issued a pathbreaking decision for environmental law, human rights, and the rights of nature. A group of 25 young people, aged 7 to 25,...
Plastic provides many benefits to society and used for a wide variety of applications. But it comes at a cost to the marine environment and human...
Plastic is cheap, lightweight, strong and malleable which makes it a very useful material for a wide variety of applications, including packaging, building and construction, household and sports...
      Photo: ChairAngela Andrade Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Mitigation, Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction, Business and Ecosystem Management, Nature-...
For businesses aiming to achieve net gains for biodiversity
Guidelines   IUCN Review Protocol for Biodiversity Net Gain                                                    This guide aims to assist companies and governments that are interested in...
Mangroves are critical coastal ecosystems that impact our lives. They nourish biodiversity as nursery grounds for many coastal and marine species and...
A short look at Mangroves against the storm IUCN and The Nature Conservancy are producing a global map with cutting edge analysis on the potential for, and challenges to, mangrove restoration. The...
The Bonn Challenge is a global effort to bring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land into restoration by 2020 and 350 million by 2030.
News: 19.12.2017- Bonn Challenge Barometer of Progress Spotlight Report 2017 launched. The 2020 target was launched at a high level event in Bonn in 2011 organised by the Government of Germany and...
The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM), produced by IUCN and the World Resources Institute (WRI), provides a flexible and...
Assessing landscape restoration opportunities at the landscape level Global analysis has found more than two billion hectares of land that could benefit from restoration. What do these opportunities...
Environmental law and policy are topics garnering extensive coverage across diverse media. This webpage is regularly updated with the latest...
Updates 16 April 2018 The Trump administration has officially clipped the wings of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/04/13/the-trump-...
Discover the PANORAMA webinar series on protected area solutions, hosted by the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.
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The well-being of people all over the world depends on the various goods and services provided by ecosystems, including food, fuel, construction materials, clean water and air, and protection from...
At the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in 2016, its Members Assembly adopted a landmark decision...
Blog by Kaia Boe with input from IUCN IPO Members IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed more than 1,300 government and civil society organisations. Every four years, the members take part in...

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