Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Sustainable Water Integrated Management in the Mediterranean   Funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the SWIM- Sustain Water...
Sustainable Use & Management of Water Resources The project is funded by the Government of Sweden and implemented by the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe in...
Water Development Resources Opportunity Policies for the Water Management in Semi-arid Areas Project   Jordan was selected as one of six country sites where this global project will be implemented...
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 19 July 2019 (IUCN) – The IUCN-led Rio Doce Panel issued new recommendations today calling on officials to monitor the...
Lake Juparanã was temporarily dammed after the 2015 Fundão tailings dam failure, which affected more than 600 miles of the Rio Doce River. However, the barrier -- originally set up to safeguard the...
The IUCN BRIDGE programme works towards building river dialogue and governance in transboundary basins. Implemented by IUCN in close collaboration...
Globally, over 276 lake and river basins stretch across multiple nations. Around 60% of these international river basins lack any type of cooperative management framework. Good transboundary water...
BRIDGE - Building River Dialogue and Governance. This project aims to build water governance capacities through learning, demonstration, leadership,...
The BRIDGE Project is financed by the Water Diplomacy Programme of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC). BRIDGE supports the capacities of countries sharing river or lake basins to...
La Caja de herramientas de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas (AbE) comprende las herramientas metodológicas para comprender y poner en marcha el enfoque de AbE en diferentes ecosistemas y escalas....
Today the world population stands at 7.7 billion. In the next 30 years it is expected to grow by a further 2.9 billion. By 2100, according to the ...
The GrowGreen project aims to achieve long-lasting change in cities by integrating Nature-Based Solutions into their planning, development, and management. Please check our new Visual Story Feature...
Most countries around the world agree there is a plastic pollution problem, but what have national governments been doing about it? Legal experts...
Through the MARPLASTICCs project, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre has been working with legal experts in Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam, to look at different legal and...
Sweden’s relationship with Viet Nam goes back 50 years. Viet Nam is one of the top five countries with mismanaged waste ending up in the ocean, so it...
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh is the largest city and financial heart of Vietnam. With a population of about 8.4 million, it is also one of many Asian cities that is slowly being choked by...
When asked about his success as a soldier and politician, U.S. President Eisenhower said: “Whenever I run into a problem I can’t solve, I always make...
While they are neighbors, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam vary greatly in size, population, natural resource abundance, and level of economic development. Their interests do not necessarily converge.  In...

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