1. European flag

    Call to EU: stop stalling on the UN binding treaty to ensure that businesses respect human rights

    24 July 2019

    An international binding treaty for business and human rights is needed in order to better protect environmental and... Read more

  2. Roloway Monkey (Cercopithecus roloway)

    Unsustainable fishing and hunting for bushmeat driving iconic species to extinction – IUCN Red List

    18 July 2019

    Gland, Switzerland, 18 July 2019 (IUCN) – Overfishing has pushed two families of rays to the brink of extinction,... Read more

  3. Guanaco

    New law protects guanaco in Bolivia

    11 July 2019

    The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a flagship species of the South American highlands.... Read more

  4. General

    En Route to Marseille: Looking back on the Regional Conservation Forum 2019 in Rotterdam

    5 July 2019

    Representing two IUCN statutory regions, bridging East and West during three days of... Read more

  5. Man met besmeurde hand

    Life imprisonment for murder of environmental defender Willem Geertman in the Philippines

    4 July 2019

    In the Philippines, a man was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Dutch environmental defender Willem... Read more

  6. Sitatunga

    Partner organization in Benin wins Equator Prize

    2 July 2019

    IUCN NL partner organization Centre Régional de Recherche et d’Education pour un Développement Intégré (CREDI) is one... Read more

  7. Nature movement calls for European leadership in establishing global biodiversity targets

    26 June 2019

    In October 2020, the world’s governments meet for the UN Convention on Biological... Read more

  8. UN Human Rights Room

    Touring Europe for an international binding treaty for business and human rights

    19 June 2019

    Early June, representatives of nature and human rights organisations from Africa and... Read more

  9. Oil palm in Malaysia

    IUCN NL compares sustainability certification for palm oil

    14 June 2019

    Palm oil is a major driver of biodiversity loss. Voluntary standards attempt to address... Read more