Prickly But Unprotected: 18 Percent of Cactus Species at Risk

Nearly a fifth of the world’s cactus species are unprotected by the world’s national parks and other conservation areas, making them one of the most at-risk groups of species on the planet, a new study finds. The study, published in the journal Conservation Biology, maps out where each cactus species …

The Seventh Session of the IRENA Assembly

At its sixth session, the Assembly designated Italy as President of its seventh session and the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Jordan, and Morocco as Vice-Presidents. The IRENA Assembly will feature a number of strategic and programmatic discussions around central themes of the Agency’s work and mandate. These are designed to promote …