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Between now and Congress, we will highlight many conservation and sustainable development issues in the feed below. Please check back frequently as we add more stories on new topics every couple of weeks.

Yak in Sagarmatha National Park, Himalayas, Nepal
10 Jun 2016
IUCN wants to know. Send us your story about integrating biodiversity into policy and practice to inspire and inform future action.
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
10 Jun 2016
In the 1970s, no one expected that the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity would include issues like biotechnology, intellectual property rights and technology transfer.
Female workers harvesting rice in Bali
10 Jun 2016
The Natural Capital Coalition is launching a step-by-step framework to measure and value both business impacts and dependency on nature and biodiversity
Dr Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA
08 Jun 2016
Dr Kathryn Sullivan, head of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), discusses why partnerships and networks are key to ocean management and stewardship. 
Coral colonies
06 Jun 2016
“Key to our work is the synergy from bringing together experienced coral growers, conservation resource managers and coral reef scientists,” says O'ahu Coral Nursery Manager David Gulko.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (CC BY 2.0)
06 Jun 2016
“Climate change discussions need to reflect and embrace the status and role of the world’s oceans,” say co-authors Dan Laffoley, Vice Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, and John Baxter, leading marine conservation and climate change expert, in a new report that examines the impacts of ocean warming. 
Seastars on the sea floor
06 Jun 2016
EU Overseas is developing innovative solutions for ocean management and championing ocean stewardship by investing in marine and coastal ecosystems.  
Polar Subpolar Killer whales Falkland Is.
06 Jun 2016
WBCSD is launching an initiative to support businesses that want to play an active role in keeping plastics out of oceans. 
Jane Goodall headshot
19 May 2016
Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace, and IUCN Patron of Nature talks about collaborative efforts to ensure the survival of chimpanzee populations around the world.
The effect of biocontrol on strawberry guava
18 May 2016
Reese Brand Phillips from the US Fish and Wildlife Service discusses the impacts of invasive alien species in Hawai'i and introduces new ways to addressing the problem.

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