In 2010 - the International Year of Biodiversity - we are celebrating the variety of life on earth and boosting awareness of how important it is for our lives. Take a look at some examples of how diverse the world of nature can be.
Kenya's wildlife in close-up
While the science behind policies that will affect the natural world was being discussed at the meeting in Nairobi, we took a closer look at Kenya's amazing wildlife.
A six-week research expedition above seamounts in the high seas of the Indian Ocean, led by IUCN, has brought a whole new understanding of seamount ecosystems, as well as a rich collection of data and specimens, including some strange-looking marine creatures, many of which have never been seen before.