Story | 25 Jul, 2022
IUCN team of experts has delivered a set of training events in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia from March to July 2022 aiming to facilitate experience sharing, strengthen knowledge, and sensitise decision-makers, planners, and practitioners on the role of Nature-based…
Story | 20 Jul, 2022
Until now, there has been no systematic and consistent approach to legal and policy analysis that addresses the integration of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) into development strategies, sectoral policies and legal instruments to tackle climate change and disaster risks. In responding to this gap…
Story | 14 Jul, 2022
Beijing, China – A new study released last month examining the value of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) calls for stronger policy and financing support, together with wider application and scaling up of NbS across China.
Story | 13 Jul, 2022
Climate change is here. For people and society, adaptation to climate change means not only adapting infrastructure, but adjusting behaviour, such as how we choose to live, how we manage our food and health systems, the way we plan our cities, and how we protect, conserve and utilize our natural…
Story | 08 Jul, 2022
The Plastic Waste Free Islands (PWFI) Ubuntoo "Greenhouse" currently holds 82 product solutions, 66 knowledge product resources and a news feed about plastic leakage and pollution specific to Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It resides within the Ubuntoo environmental solutions platform,…
Story | 05 Jul, 2022
As part of the Great Blue Wall initiative, designed to accelerate ocean conservation and regenerative economic development in the Western Indian Ocean, IUCN and Blue Forest Company used the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon to announce a new blue carbon partnership, with work beginning in Mozambique…
Blog | 04 Jul, 2022
As the second UN Ocean Conference draws to a close, I am delighted to see the many commitments, pledges and actions presented in Lisbon, from actions on blue carbon ecosystems to new financial instruments to pledges towards larger and more effective…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
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.
Story | 17 Jun, 2022
IUCN welcomes with relief and gratitude the negotiated decisions on fishing subsidies made yesterday by the world’s Trade Ministers at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) MC12 Trade Ministers’ forum.
Story | 15 Jun, 2022
The Convention on Wetlands and Danone awarded the Pitch for the Grant 2022, a new EUR 10,000 grant from Danone to fund wetland conservation projects, to BlueGreen for its work on the Govan Wetlands of Glasgow