Resources

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Publications

IUCN has one of the world’s most comprehensive ranges of authoritative publications, reports, guidelines and databases for conservation and sustainable development.

We publish or co-author more than 150 books and major assessments every year, along with hundreds of other reports, documents and guidelines.
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Focus

Our monthly focus takes an in-depth look at how IUCN turns conservation policy into a conservation reality, supporting people’s livelihoods and saving nature. 

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Multimedia

IUCN produces videos, audio reports and photos featuring field projects, key conservation events, interviews with experts and much more.

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Conservation action tools

Our databases, research tools and management guides – particularly on species, biodiversity, ecosystems and protected areas – are global standards in their fields. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for example has regularly and comprehensively assessed the extinction risk of animal and plant species for over 40 years.
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Statutory and corporate documents

Our statutes, the rules governing IUCN, along with resolutions and recommendations voted by IUCN member organizations over the past six decades, are available on-line.

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Monitoring and evaluation reports

Reviews of Congresses, partnership agreements, IUCN’s policy work, etc., as well as managing corporate level evaluations such as the External Review and Commissions.

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