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Page | 13 Dec, 2022
While the global transition to a low carbon future depends on significant renewable energy development, IUCN is engaging with the private sector, local stakeholders, investors and regulators to identify impacts on biodiversity and local communities and create innovative solutions to address this…
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.
Story | 29 Nov, 2022
Not all forests are equal - A story map
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes (PF-IFL) are more important for us to preserve than other forests. Let that sink in. See this story map to explore the issues around PF-IFL, learn through case studies from forests across the world, and understand what you can do to help.…
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,…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
Burkina Faso aims to adopt sustainable production methods in its cotton, livestock and gold sectors by 2030
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Factsheet | 2022
FLRchain: Maximizing every dollar invested into forest landscape restoration
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Gaiachain Lab are collaborating to develop the Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) chain.