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Protecting Our Coasts: The Promise of Nature-Based Resilience
Coastal ecosystems, such as mangroves, seagrasses, reefs and wetlands, provide natural protection against storm surges and other coastal climate impacts. But these ecosystems are vulnerable to damage, and themselves need to be preserved. Ocean acidification, rising sea levels, changes in water…
News | 29 Dec, 2022
Climate and Gender responsive readiness program in Pakistan
IUCN launches Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) with Fatima Jinnah Women University as part of its Academic- Climate and Gender responsive readiness program in Pakistan
Press release | 13 Dec, 2022
16 protected and conserved areas in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia achieve IUCN Green List Status
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 16 new sites in China, France, Mexico, Peru and Zambia to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, the global standard recognising well governed and effectively…
Story | 07 Jun, 2022
IUCN launches new call for proposals for Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) grants
Addressing gender-based violence and environment linkages to deliver improved rights-based, gender-responsive conservation, climate action and sustainable development for all.
Story | 05 Apr, 2022
Four IUCN economic case studies show the impacts of plastic pollution in the marine environment on biodiversity, livelihoods, and more in Africa and Asia
Research into the economic aspects of the Marine Plastics and Coastal Communities project, to contain and reduce plastic pollution in the ocean, delivers insight into the true costs of plastic pollution on communities, livelihoods, coasts, and the global ocean.
Story | 02 Dec, 2021
GIS maps success in preventing plastic pollution: IUCN Marine Plastics and Coastal Communities modelling
Combining GIS, the positive outcomes achieved in Africa and Asia, and the stories of success behind them, IUCN Marine Plastics and Coastal Communities (MARPLASTICCs) presents its work tackling plastic pollution in the ocean.