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Forests are globally important in regulating climate and locally important in sustaining communities and supporting biodiversity. But they, and the people who depend on them, are under increasing pressure.

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  • words over landscape with trees and mountain Photo: IUCN / Patricia Ugalde

    Value for money is more than just a number: A new publication and interview with an author

    18.04.2018

    Calculating the value for money of investments in restoration is complex – but becoming clearer. Guatemala has made strides in forest landscape restoration, and IUCN played a small but significant role. A new publication explores this dynamic field.

  • Women's SHG preparing nursery beds Women's SHG preparing nursery beds in Uttarakhand Photo: IUCN / Yogeshwar Kumar

    Local women's group trained in community nursery management in Uttarakhand, India

    10.04.2018

    On 8 February 2018, IUCN, along with the Uttaranchal Youth and Rural Development Centre (UYRDC), a local NGO, organised a training session on nursery management for the Women’s Self Help Group ‘Jagdamba’ in the Bhadakoti hamlet of Chamoli...

  • A man and a young girl grasp the stem of a tree sapling and pose for a photo A student from Hnila Girl's School accepts a sapling from Khursid Alam (CODEC) and Ishtiaq Uddin Ahmad (IUCN) Photo: © Shital Kumar Nath / CODEC

    Cookstoves for forest conservation in Teknaf, Bangladesh

    29.03.2018

    Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of Naf River were the only sources of fuel wood for the nearby villages. The increased prevalence of wood cutting...

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