1. Joan Carling (c) Pilar Valbuena GLF

    Threatened Philippine environmental defender awarded with UN Champion of the Earth Award

    28 September 2018

    Joan Carling, Phillipine indigenous leader and partner of IUCN NL, is recognized with the UN Champion of the Earth... Read more

  2. Topher White with cell phone in forest

    IUCN NL and Rainforest connection nominated for The Spindle Public Award

    28 September 2018

    The project that IUCN NL started last year in cooperation with Topher White from Rainforest Connection, was nominated... Read more

  3. (c) Thom Pierce / Global Witness

    Agribusiness industry most linked to killings of environmental defenders

    23 July 2018

    Global Witness today reveals that at least 207 land and environmental defenders were... Read more

  4. Environmental defender Leon Dulce attended the HRDAP course

    How to build international influence to protect environmental defenders

    16 July 2018

    In countries such as Peru and the Philippines, people fighting for the protection and... Read more

  5. IUCN NL partner joins discussion on oppression of Philippine activists

    6 June 2018

    Joan Carling, indigenous leader and partner of IUCN NL, is one of the environmental... Read more

  6. Philippine president Duterte

    “Labelling Philippine activists as 'terrorists' is dangerous and unacceptable”

    15 March 2018

    IUCN, IUCN NL and several other conservation and human rights organizations express their strong condemnation and... Read more

  7. Topher White with cell phone in forest

    Reusing cell phones as listening devices against poachers and illegal loggers

    24 January 2018

    Save the rainforest with your old mobile phone? Engineer Topher White proved it is possible. In collaboration with... Read more

  8. Liliana Jauregui speaks at the environmental defenders meeting in Bogota

    [Blog] Latin American defenders share experiences and gain safety net

    14 November 2017

    Currently, Latin America is the most deadly region in the world to be an environmental... Read more

  9. Kamerleden nemen petitie tegen geweld tegen natuurbeschermers in ontvangst

    Over 30.000 people call for Dutch government action to increase safety of environmental defenders

    26 September 2017

    More than 30.000 Dutch citizens call for urgent government action to increase safety of... Read more

  10. Protesting man

    Interview series John Knox: what can we do to protect environmental defenders? (part 4)

    22 September 2017

    IUCN NL’s Femke Wijdekop invited two internationally renowned human rights lawyers to... Read more