IUCN is the world’s oldest, largest, and most diverse global environmental network. Created in 1948, the Union is composed of governmental, private, and non-governmental organizations worldwide. GMF is one of over 1,200 member organizations in over 160 countries.
Over 16,000 volunteer experts review scientific research and develop standards for the environmental community. It combines the latest scientific research with traditional knowledge of local communities to reverse habitat loss, restore ecosystems, and improve people’s wellbeing. www.iucn.org