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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Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
Under the leadership of the Environmental Law Centre, IUCN and UNITAR have jointly developed a new e-learning course on ‘Integrated planning for...
The launch marked the end of the development of capacity building modules initiated in early 2017 with the identification of a suite of necessary competences for integrated planning.  The course is...
Over the years, IUCN or the Panel has released a number of statements and public letters on various topics and concerns related to the potential...
Public Statement / Letter Subject From To Reply Public Statement dated 26 May 2016 (English and Russian) Statement of concern with respect to the potential impacts of ENL's ongoing...
On May 3rd, IUCN Lao PDR organized an event in Nakai district, Khammouan province. The Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA) is located in the...
Students learning about biodiversity. Photo: © Laura Handal/ IUCN Approximatey 50 students, aged six to twelve participated in the event. Activities included a...
Illegal taking and illegal killing represents a significant and growing pressure on wild species of fauna and flora.
29% of the 82,954 species which are listed on the IUCN Red List are threatened with extinction. This figure was announced at the IUCN World Conservation Congress which took place in Hawai’i from the...
Forests stabilise the climate, support biodiversity and sustain communities, supplying goods and services that can drive sustainable growth.
Project title: Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Location: South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Southeast Asia – Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia...
IUCN representatives joined project partners and key stakeholders at the first meeting of the Regional Working Group held on 13 March 2018 in...
The project supports regional institutional strengthening and capacities for multi-sectoral planning and assists in the development of a portfolio of investment projects that will look at ensuring...
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...
The ÌUCN CEM Resilience Thematic group adopts a trans-disciplinary approach for social and natural scientists, humanity scholars, managers, decision...
Thematic Group LeadsMike Jones and Dorian Fougeres he science of social-ecological systems provides a framework known as "resilience thinking1"  for understanding the processes of ecosystem change...
Thematic Group Lead: Fabrice Renaud and Simone Sandholz  SC Focal PointAngela Andrade Overview  Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) is the sustainable management, conservation and...
Supporting the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation, the conservation of forest carbon stocks, and the sustainable management of...
Slowing the global deforestation rate is focused on the sustainable management and protection of all types of forests within a broader land use context, conserving benefits from forests, reducing...

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