Story | 26 Jan, 2023
In this edition of “Meet the Expert”, we introduce Prof. Dr. Axel Hochkirch, Chair of the IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee and associate professor in the Biogeography department at Trier University in Germany.
News | 20 Dec, 2022
We are sad to announce the death of Grenville “Gren” Lucas, who served as Chair of the Survival Commission (SSC) from 1981 to 1989. Gren was a globally respected conservationist and will be especially remembered for his hugely influential leadership of the conservation of plant species.
Story | 19 Dec, 2022
Mark Stanley Price, who passed away on 13 December, was a conservation scientist with 40 years of experience working in Africa and West Asia. He trained as a zoologist, conducted fieldwork on antelopes, including mountain bongo, in Kenya, and researched the feeding ecology of hartebeest for a…
IUCN Statement | 19 Dec, 2022
IUCN welcomes the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, which was adopted at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15) in Montreal, Canada on 19 December 2022 after four long years of negotiations. We congratulate the Chinese Presidency, Canadian hosts and the CBD secretariat for their…
News | 14 Dec, 2022
Expertise tends to be particularly poor in the countries with the richest biodiversity, while taxonomists are predominantly male and ageing.
DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
Dear IUCN Members,
As IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), we have an enormous responsibility. Since 1948, we have been the global authority keeping our finger on the pulse of biodiversity.
Members of the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management and its partners will present their work illustrating the dependence of IPLCs on wild species, the various forms of benefit they derive from these resources, and how sustainable use of wild species contributes to…
This side event will introduce the Global Species Action Plan and its Online Knowledge Platform and explain how it can support Parties and other stakeholders implement the Post-2020 GBF to achieve the needed species outcomes.