Issues briefs

IUCN Issues Briefs are a series of short, two-page briefs covering a wide range of topics on nature conservation and sustainable development.  It is aimed largely at an informed, non-expert audience to enable a better understanding of issues, and be a useful guide in decision-making processes.

Biodiversity Offsets 

Issues brief - Biodiversity offsetsIssues brief: Biodiversity Offsets

September 2016

 

Climate Change

At the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in November 2015, IUCN highlighted the role of nature in providing practical solutions to tackling climate change and adapting to its impacts.

Issues Brief - Forests and climate changeIssues brief: Forests and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Water and climate changeIssues brief: Water and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Oceans and climate changeIssues brief: Oceans and climate change

November 2015

Read more on :
Climate change in marine protected areas
Climate change and blue carbon
Climate change and ocean acidification
 

 

Issues Brief - Land degradation and climate changeIssues brief: Land degradation and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Species and climate changeIssues brief: Species and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Gender and climate changeIssues brief: Gender and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Disasters and climate changeIssues brief: Disasters and climate change

November 2015

 

Issues Brief - Ecosystem-based adaptationIssues brief: Ecosystem-based Adaptation

November 2015

 

 

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