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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...

  • EAGL, Green List EAGL network for West Asia training in Abu Dhabi on 10 May 2018 Photo: Environment Agency Abu Dhabi

    EAGL Network Established, Members Trained


    Establishment of EAGL network for West Asia region

  • Tigray rangelands in Ethiopia Tigray rangelands in Ethiopia  Photo: Jonathan Davies

    Worsening land degradation undermining human well-being worldwide, experts warn


    The pervasive nature and scale of land degradation is currently undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, according to an IUCN co-authored assessment of global land degradation and restoration.

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