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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.

Portuguese blenny (Parablennius ruber)

EU biodiversity policy

Not only does biodiversity make the natural environment beautiful for humans to enjoy, but we also depend on it for providing the food, air, water, energy and...
Dog Island, Anguilla

EU overseas

EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories Programme From the poles to the tropics, the European Union (EU) includes 34 overseas...
Purple dissotis, La Réunion

Europe overseas

IUCN dedicates an entire programme to the overseas countries and territories of the EU, where most of the EU’s biodiversity is located. These nine Outermost...
Thunnus thynnus Oceana / Keith Ellenbogen

European Red List of Threatened Species

Funded by the European Commission since 2006, the European Red List is compiled by IUCN’s Global Species Programme in collaboration with the Species...


IMPAC4: International Marine Protected Area Congress Chile, 4-8 September 2017

Forest landscape restoration

FLR manifests through different processes such as: new tree plantings, managed natural regeneration, agroforestry, or improved land management...
Forests Rwana

Forests and climate change

IUCN and REDD+ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an approach to achieving reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions...

Freshwater Biodiversity

IUCN Water and the Freshwater Biodiversity Unit The IUCN Water Programme works in close collaboration with the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit (FBU),...

Freshwater biodiversity

The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit aims to put in place a factual basis for efforts to conserve and manage freshwater biodiversity. Freshwater biodiversity is...
Witch's hat mushroon


With more species than all plants and vertebrates put together, fungi occur right across the globe. They provide essential ecosystem services which support...


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