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The Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation Planning Tool
Climate change is a major driver and pressure acting on marine biodiversity and is an increasingly critical management consideration for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs).
Position paper | 2022
IUCN Position Paper for UN Ocean Conference 2022
IUCN welcomes the increasing recognition and importance given to the ocean since the first UN Ocean Conference in 2017 and also welcomes the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021–2030 to strengthen scientific understanding of the ocean.
IUCN WCPA Technical Note 11: Protected and Conserved Areas: Vital Solutions for Biodiversity, Climate, and Human Health
Protected and conserved Areas are vital solutions to a range of critical global problems. They are fundamental in avoiding the loss of biodiversity, are essential contributors to mitigating and adapting to climate change and are the first line of defence in avoiding future pandemics.…
Related website | 2022
#NatureForAll Ecological Pathways to Change: 2021 and Beyond
This document outlines the path forward for #NatureForAll to inspire love and care for nature, and to reconnect cultures and nature everywhere. It lays the groundwork for a global network of local and regional initiatives.
IUCN WCPA Technical Note No. 10: Considerations of Remoteness to the Design and Protection of Wilderness Areas
Remoteness – the degree to which localities or areas of land are physically or perceptually isolated from the evidence and direct influences of modern technological society – can contribute to the values and viability of a wilderness area.
Information brief | 2022
IUCN WCPA Technical Note No. 9: The Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF): Target 3 and the term “Sustainable Development Areas”: A technical brief
At the Open-Ended Working Group 3 (OEWG) negotiations for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Geneva (March 2022) a new proposal to include “sustainable development areas” was put forward by one Party for inclusion in Target 3 of the GBF…