Issues briefs

IUCN Issues Briefs provide key information on selected issues central to IUCN’s work. They are aimed at policy-makers, journalists or anyone looking for an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and sustainable development.

Drylands and land degradation

Issues brief: Drylands and land degradation

Issues brief: Drylands and land degradation

June 2017

 

 

 

 

Marine plastics

Issues brief: Marine Plastics

Issues brief: Marine plastics

June 2017

 

 

 

 

Ocean warming

Issues brief: Ocean Warming

Issues brief: Ocean warming

June 2017

 

Seamount conservation

Issues Brief - Seamount conservation

Issues brief: Seamount conservation

April 2017

 

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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