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Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but “just transition” policies needed
Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.
Decent Work in Nature-based Solutions, an ILO-IUCN-UNEP report launch
This event will launch the first edition of the report series “Decent work in Nature-based Solutions”, produced and published in collaboration between ILO, IUCN and UNEP.
Policy brief | 2022
Nature-based Solutions in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Targets
NbS are closely aligned with the first draft of the Post2020 GBF. The focus on improving human well-being through the adaptive and resilient characteristics of biodiverse ecosystems directly underpins the 2050 Vision
IUCN Statement | 20 Nov, 2022
IUCN expresses concern over slow progress at COP27 while welcoming recognition of Nature-based Solutions
As COP27 closed today, IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, expressed its concern over the slow progress in tackling the climate crisis. At the same time, IUCN welcomed the clear recognition of the key role that Nature-based Solutions can play in addressing climate change,…
IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology
The IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology is a comprehensive classification framework for Earth’s ecosystems that integrates their functional and compositional features. This new typology helps identify the ecosystems that are most critical for…