Planet at the Crossroads: Outcomes from the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

Be part of the action – IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016


Join us at the IUCN Congress


Highlights videos by topic





Next Generation


Climate change


Indigenous people




National Geographic Society videos for the IUCN Congress

Wildlife trafficking - time to stop it in its tracks


An ocean short of breath


Planet at the crossroads: a changing climate


Animal migration


Now is the time to be bold


Taking bold steps together


Alison Sudol Conservation Diaries

Professor E.O.Wilson


Dr. Sylvia Earle


Dr. Jane Goodall


Axel Moehrenschlager


Eunsook Cho


Testimonial videos

Participants at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 share their thoughts on the power of the Congress and of IUCN as a union.


Henry Puna, Prime Minister, Cook Islands


Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and IUCN Patron of Nature


HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco


Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the US National Park Service


Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse Chairman and Pilot


Thomas Friedman, NY Times columnist


Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development 


Erik Solheim, Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme


Russ Mittermeier, Executive Vice Chair, Conservation International


Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General


Andrew Deutz, Director International Government Relations, The Nature Conservancy


Governor David Y. Ige, Governer, State of Hawai'i


Zhang Xinsheng, President IUCN


Jessica and Adam Sweidan, Co-Founders Synchronicity Earth


Sally Ranney, President and Co-Founder, American Renewable Energy Institute, IUCN Patron of Nature


Cyriaque Sendashonga, Global Director, IUCN Policy and Programme Group


Tim Christophersen, Senior Programme Officer, Forests and Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


Alec Baldwin - Message to IUCN Congress 2016 participants


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