DG Statement | 22 2月, 2024
IUCN Director General Dr Grethel Aguilar delivered an address at the official opening ceremony of the 14th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on 12 February, 2024. Read the full speech below.
News | 23 2月, 2024
IUCN commends governments at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP14) for having reached transformative decisions, including the adoption of the Samarkand Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2024-2032, along with resolutions and…
Story | 13 2月, 2024
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature - IUCN opened an office in Rwanda in 2016, in order to support the Government of Rwanda in achieving its overall conservation and development objectives. Since then, it has implemented various projects that have contributed to Rwanda’s…
News | 13 2月, 2024
Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 13 February 2024 – Today, at the 14th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)…
Story | 13 2月, 2024
The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) is classified as Endangered, according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, due to poaching, illegal trade, habitat loss and fragmentation, as well as human-elephant…
News | 05 2月, 2024
The Fondation Segré Conservation Action Fund, in collaboration with IUCN Save Our Species, is thrilled to announce the opening of the fourth calls for proposals under the initiative. The application deadline is set for Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 14:00 (2 pm) Central European Summer Time - CEST…
What have we learned from a generation of flyway frameworks designed to promote international cooperation to save migratory birds? What lessons can be learned from the variety of approaches developed under these different initiatives?
The Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus) is found throughout Central Asia ranging from Mongolia and China to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, India and Israel. The only large population is found in Mongolia and the other populations are fragmented and relatively small.
The sturgeon populations of the Caspian Sea have declining over the past 40 years to a degree that the latest IUCN Red List Assessment in 2022 listed all of them (but not Acipenser ruthenus) as CR with some populations being in danger to already be Extinct in the Wild (EXW).