1. Polar bear

    New assessment highlights climate change as most serious threat to polar bear survival - IUCN Red List

    19 November 2015

    A global re-assessment of polar bears highlights loss of sea ice habitat due to climate warming as the single most... Read more

  2. Opuntia ficus-indica

    Illegal trade contributes to placing cacti among world’s most threatened species – IUCN Red List

    5 October 2015

    Gland, Switzerland, 5 October 2015 (IUCN) – Thirty-one percent of cactus species are threatened with extinction,... Read more

  3. Blue and John Crow Mountains, Jamaica

    Jamaica’s first World Heritage listing ups the number of natural sites to 229

    3 July 2015

    The Blue and John Crow Mountains has become Jamaica’s first World Heritage site today,... Read more

  4. Partners of the Asian Elephant Alliance with Prins Charles

    International alliance to save Asian elephant

    1 July 2015

    Yesterday evening, five organisations for Asian elephant conservation came together to... Read more

  5. Great Barrier Reef Australia

    Climate change and dams threaten natural World Heritage, warns IUCN

    25 June 2015

    Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk,... Read more

  6. Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus)

    Conservation successes overshadowed by more species declines – IUCN Red List update

    23 June 2015

    Successful conservation action has boosted the populations of the Iberian Lynx and the Guadalupe Fur Seal, while the... Read more

  7. Vultures at Sable Dam Capture Site

    African vultures declining at a critical rate

    19 June 2015

    An international team of researchers, including leading scientists from National Museums of Kenya, Endangered... Read more

  8. Image from the book 'Endangered' by Erik Heiweege

    Frozen animal photo exhibition inspired by IUCN Red List

    4 December 2014

    From 13 December 2014 until 29 March 2015, the Natural History Museum Rotterdam will... Read more

  9. Group of rangers in the forest

    [Blog] Seeing is believing: the impact of exchange visits

    20 February 2014

    Organizing exchange visits is an often used instrument to strengthen the capacities of... Read more