IUCN Global Youth Summit on nature to be held online from 6 to 16 April


Deep sea mining industry confronted at sea for first time by Greenpeace

Activists on the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior have taken the first-ever action at sea against companies preparing to mine the Pacific Ocean’s seabed. The activists displayed banners reading “Stop Deep Sea Mining” in front of a ship chartered by...

African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered - IUCN Red List

Following population declines over several decades due to poaching for ivory and loss of habitat, the African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) is now listed as Critically Endangered and the African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) as...

Long-Dormant Volcano Erupts Near Iceland's Capital

A volcano erupted Friday night on Iceland’s southwestern Reykjanes peninsula, following small daily earthquakes in recent weeks.

The eruption lit the night sky and could easily be seen from the outskirts of the capital, Reykjavík, about 30...