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  • Socotra Archipelago, Yemen Photo: IUCN / Ismail Mohammed

    IUCN advises in-danger status for Yemen’s Socotra Archipelago World Heritage site


    Uncontrolled development, unsustainable fisheries and invasive species threaten Yemen’s Socotra Archipelago, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which recommends placing the site on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

  • Live interviews taking inside the studio Live interviews taking inside the studio Photo: Doyi Mazenzele

    Public Awareness Campaign using Community Radio launched in Tanzania


    On 21st May, 2018, public awareness campaign on biodiversity conservation, land use planning and climate change resilience using a community radio, Mpanda FM Radio, was launched in Nkasi (Rukwa) and Tanganyika (Katavi) Districts in Tanzania. The programme is...

  • Group photo - BIOPAMA Inception Workshop Photo: IUCN Oceania

    Pacific convenes protected areas workshop


    With the aim to strengthen the management and governance of protected areas in the Pacific region, close to one hundred participants from governments, NGO stakeholders and partners convened in Apia, Samoa on 11 June, 2018 for the inception workshop of the...

  • Caribbean Photo: Julian Orozco

    Management effectiveness: BIOPAMA and the IUCN Green List join forces


    BIOPAMA is hosting a webinar for the Caribbean community on the IUCN Green List on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 10 a.m. AST/ 9 a.m. EST/ 4 p.m. CET. 

  • Wadi Palestine Photo: Jon Hardcastle

    A Space for Nature: Wadi Al-Quff Nature Reserve


    Wadi Al-Quff Nature Reserve is a welcome haven for local people, pastoralists, and biodiversity.

  • IUCN Photo: Middle East and West Asia EAGL Meeting Abu Dhabi May 2018

    Mohammed Zaarour – a champion for protected areas in the Middle East region


    On Thursday 10th May Mohammed Zaarour was elected as the chair of the new regional Expert Assessment Group for the IUCN Green List (EAGL) for the Middle East and West Asia.

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, World Heritage site Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System - the Blue Hole Photo: IUCN / Elena Osipova

    World Heritage in-danger: Belize reef recovers while Lake Turkana faces dam threat – IUCN


    In-danger status can be lifted from the world’s second largest coral reef, Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in charge of advising the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on natural sites....

  • A section of workshop participants during the Tanganyika District Workshop, Tanzania A section of workshop participants during the Tanganyika District Workshop, Tanzania Photo: IUCN / D. Mazenzele

    Awareness raising workshops targeting councillors and traditional leaders concluded in Zambia and Tanzania


    On 11th May, 2018, 48 councilors, members of the district planning team and conservationists from Nkasi District Council, Katavi National Park, Lwafi Game Reserve and NGOs convened at the Holland Hotel Conference in Sumbawanga, Tanzania, for the third and...

  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020


    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...

  • Swiss EAGL May 2018 Photo: IUCN/Jenny Kelleher

    The Swiss EAGL has landed


    The IUCN Green List for Protected and Conserved Areas made an important step forward in its implementation with the inauguration of the Swiss Expert Assessment Groups – Green List (EAGL) in Gland, at IUCN's headquarters on May 8th 2018.


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