Biodiversity

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Biodiversity” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
As part of the BMUB-IKI funded Scaling Up Mountain Ecosystem Based Adaptation project, an IUCN delegation from the Asia Regional Office and Nepal...
The Namey Nichu watershed, located in Paro district is a medium-sized watershed managed by a community forest (CF) group, as part of a 10-year forest management plan developed by the group. Located...
From 19 to 21 March, the BRIDGE GBM Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Network, through the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) programme...
Over 30 CSO representatives learned about NbS standards, tools and approaches IUCN pioneered and developed at the global level. They also learned how to present their project interventions and...
IUCN is teaming up with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a conservation win.
IUCN recognises that sport can negatively impact biodiversity through land use to build permanent or temporary sports venues and facilities, as well as through the pollution, noise, waste, lighting,...
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the...
This was the clear message that emerged when representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-15 February to learn more about human-wildlife conflicts, with specific focus on...
 A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22,000 species evaluated, 11.9% were...
Largest proportion of threatened species among birds and bryophytes Approximately one third of Finnish bird and bryophyte species are under threat. The proportion of threatened species is also large...
Open Letter by the International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: The environmental health of our wetlands across the...
This will have serious implications on our ability to store carbon and support broader climate adaptation.  By restoring, conserving, and wisely using our wetlands we can contribute towards achieving...
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species team assess the conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species across the globe.
Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant...
IUCN Species Programme, in conjunction with the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) and partners, are driving the fight to save species for people and nature through many initiatives, including...
Last November 2018, IUCN, through its Mekong WET project, and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of...
The workshop, which was the first of its kind in the country, aimed to build the capacity of Ramsar and wetlands Site Management Teams on using the R-METT Tool, which is officially recognised by the...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green...
The Great Green Wall is a pan-African initiative to restore and sustainably manage land in the Sahel-Saharan region in order to address both poverty and land degradation. First envisioned by the...

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