News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
News | 25 Apr, 2023
Ziad Samaha tragically passed away on 22 April 2023 following a diving accident, at the age of 42. Ziad was the IUCN Marine and Coastal Zone Management Programme Manager for the Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) for nearly ten years, until June 2022.
Story | 24 Apr, 2023
Today we honour a dear IUCN colleague and friend - Ziad Samaha - who was a true champion for conservation in the Mediterranean.
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 | 26 Aug, 2021
Scientists have discovered a 43-million-year-old fossil of a previously unknown amphibious four-legged whale species in Egypt.