International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – iucn.org – is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network – a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations. Based in Gland, Switzerland, IUCN was founded in 1848 as the world’s first global environmental organization and now has more than 1200 …

Jeju Declaration (2012)

Poster: Word Cloud From the archives Jeju Declaration by the IUCN President, the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea, the Governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Chairman of the Korean Organizing Committee on the occasion of the IUCN World Conservation Congress, September 2012 1. The conservation of biological diversity, our life …

IUCN Congress

Photo: Gold Butte Monument Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. It aims to improve how our natural environment is managed for human, social and economic development. Hashtag: #IUCNcongress Key Links http://iucnworldconservationcongress.org https://portals.iucn.org/congress/?dm_i=2GI3,8Z8A,48BU78,MMOJ,1 Wikipedia International_Union_for_Conservation_of_Nature Planeta.com International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) IUCN Links IUCN …

IUCN Links

Photo Links related to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Key Links iucn.org #NatureForAll Resources About IUCN SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORTS FINANCIAL REPORTS ACCOUNTABILITY CONTACT Enhancing Our Heritage https://www.iucn.org/content/enhancing-our-heritage https://whc.unesco.org/en/series/23 2021 2021 African Protected Areas Congress Congress IUCN Congress IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 Jeju Declaration (2012) Planeta.com …

World Commission on Protected Areas

Photo The World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) is one of six Commissions of individual experts who are part of the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization – the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) English – WCPA Membership Guide Key Links https://www.iucn.org/theme/protected-areas/wcpa https://www.iucn.org/theme/protected-areas/wcpa/steering-committee-meeting http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/por-primera-vez-colombia-es-anfitrion-del-comite-directivo-de-la-comision-mundial-de-la-uicn/ Application https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/iucn_wcpa_app Background The WCPA mission is: “To …

Improving biodiversity media

Screenshot It’s a challenge for all websites to move with the times, figure out new modes of collaboration and education. Having focused on biodiversity conservation and tourism dos and don’ts since 1995, Planeta.com has documented numerous events, participated in on-site workshops. Kudos to the Biodiversity Media Alliance – http://biodiversitymedia.ning.com – for surveying members and figuring …

IUCN Red List

Logo The IUCN Red List is a comprehensive information source on the status of wild species and their links to livelihoods. The overall aim of the Red List is to convey the urgency and scale of conservation problems to the public and policy makers, and to motivate the global community to work together to reduce species extinctions. …

IUCN Green List

Buzzwords The IUCN is developing three Green Lists focusing on Protected and Conserved Areas, Species, and Ecosystems. The lists came about in response to a 2012 IUCN Resolution passed at the World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea. Protected and Conserved Areas The aim of the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas is to recognize …

Cryptoconservation

Buzzwords The IUCN and the Swiss PORINI Foundation are developing a Green List Standard Token (GLS) to help link credible evaluation and verification of conservation success to a financing mechanism. Hashtag: #cryptoconservation The system uses the Green List Standard, a global benchmark to improve nature conservation and biodiversity in protected areas. To keep track of the global …