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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.

Cettia diphone Photo: Shawn M Miller

Birds

There are approximately 10,000 known bird species distributed among a vast range of habitats, from tropical rainforests to icy shores. Exhibiting...

Blue-Green Economy

Today’s world needs a new paradigm for doing business while ensuring the maintenance of biodiversity and its values. In relation to economic and social...
Brasilia Declaration Presentation of the Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice, L-R: Arnold Kreilhuber (Deputy Director, Environmental Law Unit, UN Environment); Justice Michael Wilson (Supreme Court of Hawai’i and Member, Interim Governing Committee, Global Judicial Institute on the Environment); Justice Michael Hantke Domas (Chief Justice, Third Environment Court of Chile); Denise Antolini (Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i, and Deputy Chair, IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law); Denise Hamu (UN Environment Representative to Brazil); Justice Brian Preston (Chief Judge, Land and Environment Court of New South Wales and Member, Interim Governing Committee, Global Judicial Institute on the Environment); Justice Michelle Weekes (High Court of Barbados and Member, Interim Governing Committee, Global Judicial Institute on the Environment); Justice Ragnhild Noer (Supreme Court of Norway and Member, Interim Governing Committee, Global Judicial Institute on the Environment); Claudia de Windt (Senior Legal Specialist and Chief Environmental Law, Policy and Good Governance, Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States – OAS) Photo: Nicholas Bryner

Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice

The Brasília Declaration of Judges on Water Justice provides a set of ten principles for guiding the legal community worldwide for the protection of freshwater...

Business and Biodiversity

The Eastern and Southern Africa Business and Biodiversity Programme was established in 2011. The Programme's key priority, based on a strategy approved by...

Business and Biodiversity

IUCN aims to transform the way business values, manages and invests in nature, highlighting the opportunities and benefits of a more sustainable approach....
Business and Biodiveristy: Honey Collectors team in Sundarbans_West Bengal, India Photo: © Pradeep Vyas_2007

Business and biodiversity

With the dynamic economic growth being experienced in the Asia region the imperative to engage with business is in some ways even greater than in other parts...

Business Approaches and Tools

IUCN convenes different interests to work on global environmental policies that will guide future interventions, for instance on biodiversity offsets, or...

Business Engagement by Sector

The private sector plays a critical role in determining how biodiversity is used and conserved, and there are clear benefits to businesses in improving...
Farm with mountains in background Photo: Deviah Aiama

Business Key Areas of Work

These key areas are:  Valuing biodiversity - IUCN works to ensure business impacts and dependencies on biodiversity are integrated into...

Business Partnerships & Projects

IUCN seeks to build an action-based relationship with business that goes beyond Corporate Social Responsibility obligations, addressing the root causes of...

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