Commission on Ecosystem Management

A network of professionals whose mission is to act as a source of advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and biological diversity 

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The Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) promotes ecosystem-based approaches for the management of landscapes and seascapes, provides guidance and support for ecosystem-based management and promotes resilient socio-ecological systems to address global challenges.

 

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    International Training Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation for Ecosystem Conservation and Management

    19.02.2020

    IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, Central Asia is organizing International Training Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation for Ecosystem Conservation and Management in collaboration with Environmental Research Centre, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan...

  • Fisherfolk depend on healthy mangrove forests Photo: IUCN

    IUCN Council adopts first-ever Global Standard on Nature-based Solutions

    17.02.2020

    Gland, Switzerland – The first-ever Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions has been developed by IUCN. Last week, the IUCN Council adopted the standard, clearing the way for it to be launched at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in June.

  • IUCN India’s Leaders for Nature First Advisory Committee Meeting held on 7 January 2020 at IUCN India Country Office. IUCN India’s Leaders for Nature First Advisory Committee Meeting held on 7 January 2020 at IUCN India Country Office. Photo: IUCN

    IUCN India’s Leaders for Nature (LfN) First Advisory Committee Meeting

    16.02.2020

    The first meeting of IUCN India’s Leaders for Nature Advisory committee was held on the 7th January 2020 at IUCN India Country office. The meeting was attended by distinguished corporates and members of the LfN like TATA Steel, Hindustan Zinc Limited, ITC...

 

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The IUCN World Conservation Congress will be held in Marseilles, France in June 2020. 

 

Selecting indicators for ecosystem risk assessments Photo: IUCN Selecting Indicators for ecosystem risk assessments

Scientists develop a guide for selecting indicators for ecosystem risk assessments.


A Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are

“actions to protect, sustainably manage and restore natural or modified ecosystems that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits”.

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Ecosystem Insider - CEM Newsletter Photo: IUCN

Newsletters

Ecosystem Insider - IUCN CEM's Newsletter is sent out 4 times a year in the 3 official IUCN Languages

 

Chemically intensive agriculture pollutes that Puttalam lagoon Photo: IUCN Sri Lanka

Systemic Pesticides

The Task Force on Systemic Pesticides (TFSP) carries out comprehensive, objective, scientific reviews and assessments of the impact of systemic pesticides on biodiversity and makes recommendations based on these reviews.

 

Camargue National Reserve, France Sand dunes offer natural protection against many coastal hazards. Camargue National Reserve, France. Credit: K. Sudmeier Photo: K. Sudmeier

Eco-Disaster Risk Reduction

Eco-DRR is the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems to reduce disaster risk, with the aim to achieve sustainable and resilient development.

 

King George Island King George Island, the largest of the South Shetland Islands, lying 120 kilometres off the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean Photo: Elie Poulin

Red List of Ecosystems

A key tool that allows for tackling, globally and nationally, different aspects of the public policies and easing the achievement of international goals regarding conservation

 

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