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IUCN World Conservation Congress Forest Journey is complete. What did we learn?
The Forest Journey brought people and organisations together to discuss and share ideas, envision a future for our forests and commune in constructive ways. Although the journey took us beyond the... Read more
Forest landscape restoration took the spotlight at a two-part high-level workshop at IUCN Congress in Hawai‘i, showcasing the experiences and...
The second Bonn Challenge dialogue at IUCN Congress focused on how the Bonn Challenge engages many stakeholders in its implementation and how restoration provides economic benefits, community... Read more
Forest landscape restoration took the spotlight at a two-part high-level workshop at IUCN Congress in Hawai‘i, showcasing the experiences and...
The first Bonn Challenge dialogue at IUCN Congress, emceed by Stewart Maginnis (Global Director, Nature-based Solutions, IUCN), showcased exceptional leadership in forest landscape restoration (FLR)... Read more
El pasado 03 de septiembre en el Congreso Mundial para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, las organizaciones miembro de UICN: FUNDECOR, CALMECAC,...
Experiencias de restauración de paisajes forestales: de los bosques de Centroamérica al mundo entero “La restauración forestal es un trabajo arduo que requiere de mucha participación proactiva de... Read more
Communities are at the heart of the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approach, from planning through to implementation. At the IUCN World...
The Restoring forests and building communities theme of the Forest Journey runs for three days, September 2, 3 and 4. Here’s a snapshot of the events taking place: September 2 The day begins... Read more
Are you a forest practitioner or land-use manager attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress? From 2-5 September, participate in a series of...
Designed as part of the Forest Journey, the Science and Evidence to Enhance Forest Knowledge theme will showcase tools and practical approaches to forest management. Here’s a quick overview:... Read more
This September, an estimated 10,000 people will converge on the Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu to exchange conservation ideas, discuss...
On the main concourse, two high-level workshops on the Bonn Challenge will provide learning opportunities as well as updates on the progress of this global forest landscape restoration (FLR)... Read more
Join IUCN as we celebrate the milestones achieved by the Bonn Challenge and reflect on lessons learned at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in...
The Bonn Challenge – a global effort to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested lands by 2020 and 350 million by 2030 – has just passed 100 million hectares! To celebrate, we’re... Read more
Reconciling competing land uses is a challenge faced by countries trying to protect the environment while spurring economic growth. We explore this...
The Sustainable land-use for a changing planet theme is part of the Forest Journey and runs from September 3-5, 2016. Here’s an overview of the events that will be taking place: September 3... Read more
IUCN, the Forest Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) and the Nature Conservancy (TNC) are jointly...
The three-day workshop, which will be held from November 9 to 11, will focus on introducing Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) to participants. FLR is an integrated approach that seeks to ensure that... Read more
IUCN joined the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)...
Forests take centre stage in climate efforts because of their ability to help us mitigate and adapt to climate change. This is particularly relevant in India, where forests act as major carbon sinks... Read more
IUCN’s Adriana Vidal and Chetan Kumar report from a panel discussion titled Multi-stakeholders Participatory Approach – Evidence from Forest Based...
Forests serve multi-functional purposes for both humans and the environment at large. Given the complexity of these landscapes, the platforms used to gather information that feeds into action plans... Read more

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