From our rivers, deserts, forests and coastlines to the international corridors of power, IUCN works with thousands of people who are battling with quiet determination to protect biodiversity and to give nature a voice.
Natural born heroes
Our April Focus highlights the compelling stories of some of conservation’s unsung heroes in their efforts to save the natural world
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How to protect the people who protect nature
Read the first in our series of World Conservation Debate features and have your say.
THE MAN WHO SAVES TURTLES
Hero profile: Dr Nicolas Pilcher - Malaysia
The challenges of working with communities, fishermen and industry to make conservation happen.