Mesoamerica

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The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) was officially adopted by the UN General Assembly. El Salvador, joined by 71 co-sponsors, sets the...
On March 1, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030. The proposal was led by El Salvador which positioned the restoration of ecosystems as a key nature-...
Regional Chair: Rocío Córdoba Co-chair:  Ma. Daysi Samayoa SC Focal Point Central America and Mexico: Bernal Herrera SC Focal Point Caribbean: Spencer Thomas Countries of the Region Anguilla,...
Caribbean and Central American countries gathered in Barbados to exchange best practices, share experiences and work around the Sixth National Report...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, February 18, 2019– Plants and animals are being lost from our land and oceans at an alarming rate, but there is a closing window to take action. Many countries are making bold ...
The IUCN World Parks Congress is a landmark global forum on protected areas. The Congress shares knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for...
Visit the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 website Discover The Promise of Sydney What are protected areas?
The Improved  Coastal Watershed and Livelihoods Project aims to improve the management of the natural resources of the low basin and the coastal zone of the Goascorán river, which is born in the...
Project’s Official Name: Regional Climate Change Program (RCCP) (2013-2018) Cooperating partner: USAID Central America is one of the tropical regions most affected by climate change. It is...
The mission of the IUCN SSC Cuban Plant Specialist Group (CPSG) is to contribute to increase current knowledge on the taxonomy and ecology of the...
Cuban Plant Specialist Group Chair: Luis Roberto González Torres Red List Authority Coordinator: Luis Roberto González Torres2016-2017 Cuban Plant SG Report
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to globally advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef and estuarine...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
Mangrove forests make up one of the most productive and biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. They grow in a variety of depths of salt water...
Mangroves have the ability to absorb up to four times more carbon dioxide by area than upland terrestrial forests (Donato et al., 2011). The remarkable traits of the mangrove ecosystem translate into...
Guatemala unveils the results of a national assessment of restoration opportunities that will guide the implementation of their 1.2 million hectare...
November 8, 2018: Representatives from Guatemala’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Nutrition (MAGA), National Council of Natural Protected...

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