Story | 09 May, 2022
Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics and data visualization technologies can help practitioners to access, utilize and disseminate information in a strategic and cost effective way for management and conservation in remote areas. The new report reviews the existing state-of-the-art on remote…
Story | 03 Nov, 2021
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
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 | 16 Aug, 2021
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…
Story | 23 Jun, 2021
Investment from a new "blended" finance facility will allow Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association (TASA), to use the incoming funds to implement a number of sustainable, revenue-generating initiatives while enhancing the protection of 132,000 hectares of spectacular coral reef ecosystems.…
Story | 07 Jun, 2021
In the last 200 years, the ocean has taken up around 30% of all CO2 emissions and this absorption has altered the production of calcium carbonate in oceanic waters, causing the phenomenon known as Ocean Acidification (OA). Our new web story provides a high-level look at all impacts of this…
Story | 27 May, 2021
What the ocean means to the Global Stocktake (GST) has been analysed by multiple conservation organisations in this new report. The conclusion? The ocean, as a central part in the Earth's climate system, must also be central to the UNFCCC’s GST.
Story | 10 May, 2021
CEESP News: by Fikret Berkes, University of Manitoba*
As more and more terrestrial and marine regions come under protected area status, the idea of community-based conservation becomes…
Story | 14 Dec, 2020
The new dates for IMPAC5, Vancouver, Canada, have been announced: 23-29 June 2022. Co-hosts IUCN and the Canadian Government, together with the international committee for IMPAC5, invite you to prepare.
Story | 30 Oct, 2020
CEESP News: by Tony Charles*. Originally published on Policy Options, October 28, 2020
The situation unfolding in the Nova Scotia lobster fishery raises larger questions around who holds decision-making power over this natural resource.