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  1. 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 engage in a conversation on the... Read more

  2. Farmer in his field

    Interview series John Knox: towards system change? (part 3)

    15 September 2017

    IUCN NL’s Femke Wijdekop invited two internationally renowned human rights lawyers to engage in a conversation on the... Read more

  3. UN Human Rights Room

    Interview series John Knox: what can UN do? (part 2)

    8 September 2017

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

  4. Villagers protesting

    Interview series John Knox: what causes violence against environmental defenders? (part 1)

    1 September 2017

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

  5. Mark Plotkin in the Amazon

    Lecture Mark Plotkin: How indigenous peoples can help save the Amazon

    28 July 2017

    On Tuesday August 29th, internationally renown conservationist Mark Plotkin will give a... Read more

  6. Activist Rinchin in India

    Record number environmental defenders killed in 2016

    13 July 2017

    Nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 whilst protecting their land, forests and rivers from mining,... Read more

  7. Man in bos met besmeurde hand

    NGO coalition calls on Pope to protect environmental defenders

    6 October 2016

    Out of concern for the increasing violence against environmental defenders, a coalition of 76 environmental and human... Read more

  8. Bibhuti Lakhar

    Meet the Heritage Hero voted by the public – Bibhuti Lakhar

    4 September 2016

    The public has spoken, choosing Bibhuti Lakhar as the people’s choice Heritage Hero,... Read more

  9. Natuurbeschermer Bantu bij natuurpark Virunga

    [Blog] Nomination Heritage Heroes improves safety of Congolese environmental defenders

    2 August 2016

    Great news: the work of Congolese environmental defenders Bantu Lukambo and Josue... Read more

  10. Berta Cáceres murdered environmental defender

    Environmental defenders must be able to speak out safely

    10 March 2016

    IUCN NL would like to express its deep sadness regarding the death of Berta Cáceres,... Read more

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