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  • 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...

  • Hike to the wolf house ruins Photo: Jack London State Historic Park

    A new approach to State Parks in Sonoma County


    By Pamela Lanier and Jessica Hughes After being run by the government since their creation, facing the threat of being closed down after the Great Recession, Jack London State Historic Park and Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma County, California (USA)...

  • Photo: World Forum on Natural Capital

    Taking nature into account can accelerate global Sustainable Development Goals, says IUCN


    As leaders from business, government and the conservation community prepare to demonstrate the latest advances to value and measure natural capital in their supply chains and national policies, greater action is needed to achieve the UN Sustainable...

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