Re:wild is a conservation organization that works to protect and restore biodiversity, the primary solution to the triple threat of climate change, extinction and pandemics. It was founded in 2021 by Leonardo DiCaprio and Global Wildlife Conservation, and is headquartered in California, USA.
IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature) is a global organization that brings together governments, scientists, businesses, and civil society organizations to conserve the world’s natural resources. It is the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, with over 1,400 member organizations from over 180 countries.
Re:wild and IUCN are partners in the fight to conserve biodiversity. Re:wild provides IUCN with on-the-ground expertise and support for its conservation projects, and IUCN provides Re:wild with scientific and technical guidance.
Some of the specific areas where Re:wild and IUCN collaborate include:
- Protecting and restoring critical habitats
- Conserving endangered species
- Reducing the impact of human activities on the environment
- Building capacity for conservation in local communities
- Raising awareness of the importance of biodiversity conservation
Re:wild and IUCN share a common vision for a world where people and nature thrive together. By working together, they are making a real difference in the fight to protect biodiversity and ensure a sustainable future for all.
Here are some specific examples of Re:wild and IUCN’s work together:
- In 2022, Re:wild and IUCN worked together to launch the Rewilding Africa Initiative, which aims to restore 30 million hectares of degraded land in Africa by 2030.
- In 2021, Re:wild and IUCN partnered to launch the IUCN Green Status of Species, a new tool that measures the impact of conservation action on species.
- In 2020, Re:wild and IUCN worked together to publish the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world’s most comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of plants and animals.
Re:wild and IUCN are committed to working together to protect biodiversity and ensure a sustainable future for all. Their collaboration is an essential part of the fight to save the planet.