IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.
IUCN is the world's oldest and largest global environmental network - a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, and almost 11,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160 countries.
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IUCN's European region covers the European continent, Russia, Central Asia and includes the overseas entities of European Union countries. Representing one third of the global membership, this is IUCN's largest programmatic region. Together we strive to meet our goals for a sustainable Europe by using our expertise and the strength of the global IUCN network.