Members

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In accordance with the IUCN Council’s Transparency Policy modified in April 2016, the decisions of the IUCN Council and its Bureau, from the 2012-16 term onwards, are posted on this section of the...
For the seventh year in a row, the WEF Global Risk Report placed Water Crises in its Top 5 Global Risks. Such repeated warnings have led business and...
In 2017, eight out of the ten natural disasters that caused the most deaths involved floods or landslides. Infrastructure losses from floods quickly accumulate into the billions. Moody’s estimated...
IUCN Goodwill Ambassadors are prominent individuals who are passionate about the environment and use their talents to  amplify IUCN’s message and support IUCN’s quest for 'a just world that values...
IUCN founded the Patrons of Nature in 2010 to rally global leaders and mobilize resources in support of  the Union’s vision of a just world which values and conserves nature. Patrons of Nature...
APPLICATION DEADLINE 31 March 2018 is the deadline for the submission of membership applications to be considered in August 2018. Who can become a Member?  States  Government agencies...
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...
Effective country-driven climate change adaptation reflects the importance of water management in reducing vulnerability and building climate...
A COP23 event on November 9 will focus on the challenge of identifying scalable natural solutions to adapt to climate change, and how to raise the necessary financial and technical capital for...
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 4 September 2016 (IUCN) – The Eastern Gorilla – the largest living primate – has been listed as Critically Endangered due to...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reports the decline of the Plains Zebra due to illegal hunting, and the growing extinction threat to Hawaiian plants posed by invasive species. Thirty eight of the...
Fisheries are the primary livelihood sector for 80% of the coastal population of Pakistan, but this sector contributes to only 0.5% of national GDP...
The reckless degradation of coastal and marine resources has led to the depletion of wild fish stocks and ecosystem services. This is caused by the use of harmful fishing gear, weak enforcement of...
Green finance is gaining momentum. More and more private investors consider investing in nature an opportunity to combine economic interests with...
Blog written by Jan Willem den Besten, Senior Expert Ecosystems and Climate, IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands  IUCN, both in the Netherlands and as a worldwide union, has been active in...
A lot can change in a short time in this information age – so too for conservation. Following successes strengthening governance in Mozambique’s...
Currently EWT is focused on community-based fisheries management in Bazaruto. Bridget Jonker, Sea to Source Manager with EWT explains how and why. “The initiation of discussions with African Parks...

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