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The membership of CEESP is a network of over 1400 volunteer experts who actively provide advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Rio Doce Panel announced
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
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Caribbean, 20 June 2017 (IUCN) -The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN...
The two videos – a short two and a half minutes and longer 10 minutes production – introduce viewers to the Nagoya Protocol and what it will mean for them individually and the Caribbean as a whole....
Secretariat Focal Points     A number of IUCN staff act as CEESP Focal Points to support the network at the global, thematic and regional levels.   CEESP Focal Point...
To most, it’s just a giant landfill – holding approximately 60,000 tonnes of waste. But to some of the locals of Trat province, the Had Ploy Dang...
Bordering Cambodia along the Cardamom Mountains, Trat province in Thailand comprises a number of islands with beautiful beaches and luscious coral reefs. Because it sits on a coastline, the province...
Women building a hut
Why a focus on natural resource governance? Natural resource governance refers to the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are...
Vivero Forestal, San Marcos de Guatemala
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
Chair - Kristen Walker Painemilla (visit Chair's page here)  Deputy Chair - Ameyali Ramos Ameyali Ramos ( Mexico) is an environmental geographer who specializes in indigenous...
Bringing together concrete producers and civil society representatives
Stakeholder Consultation Process for the Concrete Sustainability Certification scheme IUCN is working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability...
Join us in our yearlong video series, Voices on Forests, spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, ideas and facts around forests...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from the...
SAGCOT fields
Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new...
The report, Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from...

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