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Pastoral transhumance in Iran Photo: CENESTA

Ecosystem-based adaptation

Functioning globally through IUCN Country Offices (and the Washington D.C. Office), Members, and partners, IUCN promotes the use of biodiversity and ecosystem...
Mekong Floods 2008 Photo: Rob McWilliam

Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change magnifies the existing risks and vulnerabilities associated with disasters, due to changing patterns of some hazards and due to increased...

Environment and Disasters

Ecosystems for resilience in the face of disasters and climate change The increasing incidence and severity of disasters such as hurricanes, floods and...
Astola Island Marine Protected Area, Pakistan Astola Island Marine Protected Area, Pakistan Photo: IUCN Pakistan

Environmental Rule of Law

The IUCN World Declaration on the Environmental Rule of Law was drafted by a team of World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) members at the 1st IUCN World...
Rice manual threshing in Mauritania Photo: © IUCN / Ibrahim Thiaw

Ethics

    Chair Klaus Bosselmann Deputy Chair Peter Burdon 2016...
Portuguese blenny (Parablennius ruber) Photo: Robert A. Patzner

EU biodiversity policy

Not only does biodiversity make the natural environment beautiful for humans to enjoy, but we also depend on it for providing the food, air, water, energy and...
Dog Island, Anguilla Dog Island, Anguilla Photo: James Millet

EU overseas

EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories Programme From the poles to the tropics, the European Union (EU) includes 34 overseas...
Purple dissotis, La Réunion Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Marie Fischborn

Europe overseas

IUCN dedicates an entire programme to the overseas countries and territories of the EU, where most of the EU’s biodiversity is located. These nine Outermost...
Thunnus thynnus Oceana / Keith Ellenbogen Photo: Oceana / Keith Ellenbogen

European Red List of Threatened Species

Funded by the European Commission since 2006, the European Red List is compiled by IUCN’s Global Species Programme in collaboration with the Species...

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IMPAC4: International Marine Protected Area Congress Chile, 4-8 September 2017

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