Biodiversity

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Biodiversity” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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 A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22,000 species evaluated, 11.9% were...
Largest proportion of threatened species among birds and bryophytes Approximately one third of Finnish bird and bryophyte species are under threat. The proportion of threatened species is also large...
Open Letter by the International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: The environmental health of our wetlands across the...
This will have serious implications on our ability to store carbon and support broader climate adaptation.  By restoring, conserving, and wisely using our wetlands we can contribute towards achieving...
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ team assess the conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species across the globe.
Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant...
IUCN Species Programme, in conjunction with the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) and partners, are driving the fight to save species for people and nature through many initiatives, including...
From 19 to 21 March, the BRIDGE GBM Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Network, through the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) programme...
Over 30 CSO representatives learned about NbS standards, tools and approaches IUCN pioneered and developed at the global level. They also learned how to present their project interventions and...
Last November 2018, IUCN, through its Mekong WET project, and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of...
The workshop, which was the first of its kind in the country, aimed to build the capacity of Ramsar and wetlands Site Management Teams on using the R-METT Tool, which is officially recognised by the...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
Photo: IUCN / Corbett Nash Stories behind SUSTAIN       SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (...
The Great Green Wall is a pan-African initiative to restore and sustainably manage land in the Sahel-Saharan region in order to address both poverty and land degradation. First envisioned by the...
IUCN Pakistan and the Ministry of Climate Change co-organized a validation workshop to finalize the 6th National Report (6NR) to the United Nations...
The workshop was attended by key stakeholders including policy and decision makers, Federal and Provincial government departmental representatives, academia, national and International development...
A guest blog by Julia PG Jones, professor of conservation science from Bangor University and a member of IUCN’s Sustainable Use and Livelihoods...
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2016, Members formally adopted a global policy on biodiversity offsets. This policy, the result of four years’ work by many IUCN Members, presents...
The Mountain Ecosystems Specialist Group serves as the technical focal point for IUCN on mountain ecosystems.
Specialist Group LeadOmer Aijazi and Sejuti Basu SC Focal PointBernal Herrera Mountains cover 24% of the Earth’s land surface. They are home to 12% of the world’s population and another 14% of the...
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) was officially adopted by the UN General Assembly. El Salvador, joined by 71 co-sponsors, sets the...
On March 1, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030. The proposal was led by El Salvador which positioned the restoration of ecosystems as a key nature-...

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