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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

#NatureForAll

Taking “Inspiring a New Generation” to the next level. From initial seeds planted at the 2008 World Conservation Congress (WCC) in Barcelona, to...

Access and Benefit Sharing

The ELC has been working on ABS issues and supporting the negotiations relating thereto for over ten years. The fair and equitable sharing of the...

Action on the ground

Of the 79,837 species assessed on The IUCN Red List, more than 23,250 are threatened with extinction, including, for example, 63% of cycads, 41% of amphibians...
Blue and John Crow Mountains, Jamaica Photo: IUCN/Melissa Marín

Advisor on World Heritage

IUCN co-drafted the World Heritage Convention text with UNESCO in 1972 and is explicitly recognised within the Convention as the technical Advisory Body on...
Masked Tree Frog Photo: Robin Moore

Amphibians

The work of the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group and the Amphibian Survival Alliance is instrumental in gathering new knowledge and implementing effective...

Archives

You will find here some archived projects related to Social Policy work.

Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP)

The Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP) is an interagency coalition to address the extinction risk among the most threatened land and freshwater...

Bio-cultural diversity

It is no coincidence that areas of linguistic and ethnic diversity are also areas rich in biodiversity. Most of the world’s languages are spoken by indigenous...
Bradypus torquatus Photo: Marco Freitas

Biodiversity Assessment Unit

Co-hosted in IUCN's Washington D.C. Office and at the headquarters of Member organisation Conservation International (CI) in Arlington, Virginia, the...
Cheetah Serengeti Photo: © Esther Birchmeier

Biodiversity Return on Investment Metric

What is the Biodiversity Return on Investment Metric? The BRIM measures the contribution that investments can make to reducing species extinction risk. It...

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