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IUCN Digest - 20 October 2021

IUCN Digest

Welcome to the bi-weekly digest for IUCN Members and IUCN Commission members.


IUCN News IUCN Director General’s statement for the UN Biodiversity Conference A conversation with Dr Madhu Rao, the new Chair of the IUCN WCPA Governance, Equity, and Rights at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Marseille Reflections from the 'BEST and Beyond' pavilion at the IUCN World Conservation Congress Restoring ecosystems part-and-parcel of IUCN Congress

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The Marseille Manifesto The Marseille Manifesto aims to capture a limited number of key messages that are globally and currently relevant and which relate to the Congress proceedings, including any notable and important commitments and announcements that emerged from Congress events. The focus is on the post-Covid recovery, the biodiversity crisis and climate emergency. Marseille Outcomes for Business and Nature webinar recording available here


IUCN Events UNFCCC-26, 31 October - 12 November 2021, Glasgow United Kingdom Crisis Response and Recovery: Nature-Based Tourism, Biodiversity, and Livelihoods, 17-18 November, Virtual Symposium CBD COP-15, 25th of April - 8th of May 2022, Kumming China 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) 23-30 June 2022

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

IUCN gets behnd the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: WE WILL RESTORE. IUCN Science Task Force answers our restoration questions: What is high quality ecosystem restoration? - Video - Website UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration website

Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

IUCN's work on the Post-2020 global biodiversity framework Updated Zero Draft of the - Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework


Work @ IUCN Currently running tenders The OWSD - Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Womeon Scientists in the Developing World - Deadline 28 October 2021

Online Learning and Webinars

IUCN - Save Our Species IUCN - Papaco - Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Future Learn - IUCN Red List of Ecosystems CEM - Dialogues - Ecosystem Restoration SSC - ReversetheRed WCEL - Law and Environment Lectures CEC - #NatureForAll - Discovery Zone Online Resources The Smithsonian Science Education Center - Distance Learning.


Latest IUCN Publications Subscribe to IUCN Newsletters IUCN Blog - Crossroads - Latest blog - To save our planet, let’s embrace nature-positive solutions IUCN SULi Digest - May-September 2021

Conservation Tools

Conservation Tools IUCN Red List of Ecosystems The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems is a tool to assess the conservation status of ecosystems. It is based on scientific criteria for performing evidence-based analyses of the risk of ecosystem collapse. These include changes in geographical distribution, and the degradation of the key processes and components of ecosystems. Video: IUCN Red List of Ecosystems: From Idea to Impact

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