Ecosystem Management

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Ecosystem Management” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every June 17th to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat...
According to a new publication by IUCN on 'Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive', soil biodiversity and soil organic carbon are vital to the way ecosystems function and...
Governments should invest in healthy, living soils by channelling agricultural subsidies towards sustainable farming methods. If done right,...
Humans have greatly valued fertile land ever since the Neolithic revolution, with civilisations built around productive soils, and wars fought over them. Today, half a century of chemical-fuelled,...
Drylands are found in tropical and temperate latitudes and account for 41.3% of the global terrestrial area. They can be classified into four types...
Specifically, the Global Drylands Initiative aims to: Generate evidence for targeting and monitoring of dryland conditions and trends through adapted assessment approaches that operationalize...
1. Land Degradation Neutrality: implications and opportunities for conservation 2nd Edition, November 2015 Language: EnDownload 2. HOMING IN ON THE RANGE: Enabling Investments for Sustainable Land...
Target 15.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to achieve Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) worldwide by 2030. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) adopted LDN as...
The Great Green Wall is a pan-African initiative to restore and sustainably manage land in the Sahel-Saharan region in order to address both poverty and land degradation. First envisioned by the...
The publication, 'Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive' was developed to address the gap in awareness of the relationship between soil biodiversity and soil organic...
BOOKS Photo: IUCN Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon:keeping drylands alive Author(s): Laban, Peter, Metternicht, Graciela, Davies, Jonathan Publication...
A recently released IUCN technical brief recommends increasing investments in sustainable land management practices, as well as better cooperation...
The publication, Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive, drawing on practical experiences and lessons from across the globe, highlights the value of sustainable land...
The pervasive nature and scale of land degradation is currently undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, according to an IUCN co-...
The Land Degradation Assessment Report, produced by Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), is the first comprehensive examination of the global...
The Global Drylands Initiative accomplishes much of its work through funded projects and partnerships. The current ongoing projects under the initiative include: Closing the Gaps in Great Green...
Since the state of conservation of ecosystems is constantly changing, the reality is that a red list represents the equivalent to a photograph of an...
Everyone knows that coral reefs are in danger, and that the rainforests are disappearing – or do we? What do we actually know in scientific terms? How much of these ecosystems are left, and how...

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