Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Specialist Group on Local Economies, Communities and Nature focuses on how economic approaches can be used to explore the relationship between...
The initial focus of Specialist Group would be rural communities, including indigenous communities, and small island states and territories, operating at the subsistence/ household and hybrid...
IUCN and RWE examine the risks and opportunities of biodiversity management.
Objective of the engagement Germany’s energy utility, RWE and IUCN established a working relationship in 2013 with the aim of further integrating protection of biological diversity into the...
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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Helping Hugo Boss assess the risk to biodiversity in their operations and supply chain
  In 2015, IUCN and Hugo Boss agreed to collaborate to gain a better understanding of the dependence and impacts of the company’s main product value chains (apparel and accessories) on biodiversity...
IUCN teams up with the International Olympic Committee for a conservation win.
Building on the successful collaboration during 2016, IUCN and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have signed a new four-year partnership. Under the agreement (2017-2020), IUCN will focus on...
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for five sites nominated for their outstanding natural values...
Five candidate sites for inscription IUCN agrees to five proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, providing this advice to the World Heritage Committee, which will take the...
On 22 May the global community marks ‘International Biodiversity Day’, celebrating the variety of life on earth. Yet, extinction risks range from...
The newly launched report from the Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme also identifies a series of global ‘hotspots’ where tensions over international waterways could rise over the next 15 to...
Bellagio, Italy, 31 May - 2 June, 2016 -- The future of sustainable agriculture goes beyond the fence, farm and even the supply chain, according to...
Hosted by EcoAgriculture Partners, IUCN, SAI Platform and the Sustainable Food Lab, a group of diverse leaders from business, government and civil society met from 31 May to 2 June at the Rockefeller...
EU Environment Ministers met earlier this week to advance the debate on issues related to wildlife trafficking, the circular economy and climate...
On Monday, 20 June 2016, EU Environment Ministers endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking. This Action Plan sets out a comprehensive list of actions to ensure a coordinated response...
The IUCN Regional Conservation Forum 2015, which concluded this week in Helsinki, and was attended by IUCN members and experts from across Europe,...
“IUCN was founded in Europe and this region has always been a leader in nature protection, both on its own continent and throughout the world,” said IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng. “The term ‘...
In South Asia, vulture populations have reduced drastically since 1990s due to veterinary use of pain-killers. Highlighting some recent developments...
In the Indian Subcontinent, the death of tens of millions of vultures since the 1990s indicates that our ways are causing the species to decline. Veterinary use of pain-killers, like diclofenac and...
Originally published in Global Water Forum, Monday 3 October 2016. To maximise downstream water quantity, you remove vegetation – all of it,...
Written by Dr. James Dalton, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Switzerland; Dr. David Ellison, Senior Researcher, Ellison Consulting, Switzerland; Dr. Matthew McCartney, International...

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