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Story | 12 Jan, 2021
Critical carbon-trapping coastal ecosystems fall mainly outside of protected areas in Mozambique and Tanzania, finds IUCN report
Mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses of international importance in Mozambique and Tanzania are currently not subject to the level of protection needed to ensure their long-term functioning. This is one of the findings of a new IUCN report that provides an in-depth analysis of carbon-rich…
Story | 21 Jan, 2019
Marine plastic pollution: A global issue with national and local solutions
In November 2018, IUCN co-chaired a roundtable on Marine Plastic Pollution: A global issue with national and local solutions at the PEMSEA East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress held in Iloilo, the Philippines.
Story | 06 Dec, 2018
Geneva meeting deliberates on global convention to address plastic pollution
Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations from around the globe have come together this week in Geneva to discuss a potential new global convention to beat plastic pollution.
Story | 04 Nov, 2016
Marie Parramon Gurney: On Integrated Landscape Management
October 2016 - Marie Parramon Gurney is the lead coordinator in Africa for SUSTAIN, an initiative to implement the Sustainable Development Goals in African growth corridors with the aim of facilitating the greening of growth that is inclusive and climate-resilient.
Story | 08 Jun, 2015
To have healthy oceans we need healthy marine wildlife
According to the United Nations, World Oceans Day is about a healthy planet being based on healthy oceans – so true and in so many ways! The ecological pressures on Earth’s oceans are as diverse and daunting as the storms that can roll across its blue horizons. But there is hope rolling in the…