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Story | 03 Nov, 2021
Significant ocean hazards and impacts on the rise in developing countries: urgent need to assess and address associated rising costs – IUCN report
A new IUCN report, Acting on Ocean Risk, reveals that densely populated coastal areas are exposed to increasing threats such as sea-level rise and extreme weather events. Focusing on the situation in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania, the report…
Story | 29 Oct, 2021
Brand new podcast builds the business case for investing in our ocean
IUCN’s Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility has released a new podcast, Investing for Ocean Impact, which explores a new future for ocean financing.
Story | 26 Aug, 2021
Paleontologists discover four-legged whale fossil, name it Phiomicetus anubis after Egypt's god of death
Scientists have discovered a 43-million-year-old fossil of a previously unknown amphibious four-legged whale species in Egypt.
Story | 16 Aug, 2021
Giant clam mariculture in Polynesia, offshore finfish farming in Tunisia, shrimp farming in Indonesia: three new case studies on aquaculture and marine conservation – IUCN Report
IUCN is publishing a worldwide collection of case studies that provide concrete illustrations of how aquaculture can be part of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), sharing conservation objectives with the community while outlining critical issues that should be explored on a case-by-case basis. Today…