Ecosystem Management

Community members committed to strengthening their governance are participating in a meeting at the village level
After almost a century of exclusive ownership by wealthy elites, Tanguar Haor is finally back in the hands of the people who rely on it. A 10-year...
As the project enters its bridging phase before the next five-year consolidation of the previous decade’s efforts, take a photographic journey through the top 10 achievements of Tanguar Haor’s...
Flyer EbA side event UNFCCC SBSTA46
Together with co-authors GIZ and IIED, IUCN launched during UNFCCC SBSTA 46 an innovative technical paper, Making Ecosystem-based Adaptation...
Building on previous work, the authors propose a practical assessment framework for designing, implementing and monitoring EbA measures using a set of 3 elements, 5 qualification criteria and 20...
On Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Knowledge Day at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, IUCN and partners gathered a distinguished panel to reflect...
Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) has fast emerged as a viable option to deal with the challenges of climate change in the context of a holistic adaptation strategy. Several Parties referred to the...
Upcoming FEBA events Date Event Details November 2017 Bi-annual Meeting of the Friends of EbA     FEBA event archive...
WISE-UP to Climate
WISE-UP 'Water Infrastructure Solutions from Ecosystem Services underpinning Climate Resilient Polies and Programmes' is a 4-year multidisciplinary...
Fiji, 8-10 March 2017-IUCN convened representatives from both the disaster management and environment sector from 10 pacific countries during a...
The past few years saw important developments in the disaster risk management sector. The need to shift efforts from responding to disasters towards more proactive risk reduction is being emphasized...
Friends of EbA (FEBA) is an informal network of organizations with an interest in promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing on Ecosystem-based...
EbA is fast being recognized as an effective approach to enhance human resilience to climate change through the use of biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services. The foundation of EbA being...
illustration with hands holding a sphere with image of mangrove and people
There is an urgent need to address the global degradation of coastal ecosystems, but are mass mangrove planting initiatives sustainable? 
In recent years, hundreds and sometimes thousands of volunteers have been involved in mass mangrove planting efforts, gaining media recognition and even earning entries into the Guinness Book of...
Our existence depends on flows of goods and services delivered by a stock of natural resources – our ‘natural’ capital. But as we have degraded the...
People have long depended on natural systems for our survival and development, nowhere more visible than in our history of extracting minerals and fuel products. However, we have also started to see...
Mangrove forests
Community-based ecological mangrove restoration against coastal hazards   The problem Thailand has experienced a rapid loss of coastal mangroves due to a range of natural and...
Project Objective: By 2030, countries affected by desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) achieve LDN by avoiding, minimizing and...
Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) worldwide by 2030 is included as target 15.3 in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which were adopted by the United Nations General...
Sugarcane grower, SUSTAIN Initiative, Tanzania
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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