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Thursday, September 1

World Conservation Congress

Over the next ten days, world leaders from government, business and science, and representatives from NGO's, Indigenous groups, youth organizations and more are coming together to decide how to move forward on the most pressing environmental issues of our time. Their action will help turn global climate and sustainable development goals into reality. Follow from homeIf you couldn't join us in Hawai'i, you can follow the Congress from wherever you are through these channels:


Congress live
We'll be live-streaming special events, press conferences and major announcements. See it all from the IUCN World Conservation Congress homepage starting 1 September.

     
Photos
Check out IUCN's facebook page, where we'll be showcasing photos of the many sessions, excursions and exchanges that are taking place throughout the event.


#IUCNcongress
Are you on twitter? Is so, this is a surefire way to hear the latest directly from participants and high-level delegates. The hashtag also allows you to join in the conversation! Try #IUCNcongress on facebook too.


Videos
Keep an eye on the IUCN YouTube channel for the latest videos from the Congress.


Daily highlights
These compilations of major announcements and outcomes from #IUCNcongress will help keep you informed about the latest conservation developments.  

#IUCNcongress in the news
See what how news outlets are covering the #IUCNcongress 2016 by clicking through to this news feed.
IUCN has teamed up with National Geographic to highlight pressing conservation issues and how to solve them. A series of videos on our YouTube channel focus on issues like wildlife trafficking, climate change, ocean management and more. Check them out.
About IUCN
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, is a membership Union composed of both government and civil society organisations. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its 1,300 Member organisations and the input of some 15,000 experts. IUCN is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it. www.iucn.org © 2016
Photo Credits
Main image: Shutterstock / MNStudio