Professor Ivanova and Candace Famiglietti discuss wildlife and wildlife crime with Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations

New Article

Professor Ivanova reflects on the past, present, and potential of the UN to address contemporary complex global challenges in her new article, Coloring the UN Environmental: The Catalytic Role of the UN Environment Programme. Available upon request, click below.

Book Review

Read Professor. Ivanova's book

review for the journalNatureDr. Ivanova compares two recent books that address the climate crises in very different ways. 

An Interview with

Professor Ivanova

"We have a duty to hope and a responsibility to act. And that responsibility is particularly urgent for governments and international organizations." 

Act #ForNature and World Oceans Day

Join Professor Ivanova as she addresses the environmental governance challenges of marine plastic.

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