Ecosystems

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Ecosystems” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI) has just launched its Strategic Plan for 2019-2024. The plan, which will help IBRRI fulfill its aim...
Broadly, these objectives are to share knowledge, ensure the conservation of key wetland species, help develop and strengthen policy on wetlands, raise awareness and promote education, and ensure...
The Korea National Park Service (KNPS) and the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation of Thailand (DNP) recently enhanced...
From 22 to 26 April 2019, nine delagates from the Republic of Korea visited the DNP headquarters, the Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park and the Than Bok Khorani National Park. When...
Conservation and restoration of coastal ecosystems, specifically tidal salt marshes, seagrass meadows and mangrove forests, are excellent examples of...
The Paris Agreement was adopted by all 196 Parties to the UNFCCC at COP21 in December 2015. This landmark agreement marked a turning point with nations now striving for a low-carbon economy using...
IUCN has launched a Call for Proposals to support existing, small-scale circular economy initiatives that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking...
As part of its Marine Plastics and Coastal Communities (MARPLASTICCs) project implemented in Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam, IUCN will provide financial support of up to USD...
The Forum will include a Knowledge Day which will be open to the general public, with experience exchange panels, expert talks, audiovisual...
La Antigua, Guatemala, May 16th 2019 (IUCN) – Representatives and experts of 113 environmental organisations and institutions from Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean will be brought together...
The Programme contributes to the rehabilitation of rangelands in the West Asia region, to further provide nature-based solutions and ecosystem services needed to improve livelihoods through better...
CEM publishes a wide array of publications on various topics in Ecosystem Management. Please find a selection of our most recent publications below, or go directly to the Ecosystem Management Series ...
Effective visitor management practices in protected areas were highlighted at the 11th Meeting of the World Protected Areas Leaders Forum (WPALF)...
At the event, leading protected areas management practitioners from Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Israel, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, and South Africa came together and...
Eco-DRR is the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems to reduce disaster risk, with the aim to achieve sustainable and...
Thematic Group Lead: Fabrice Renaud and Simone Sandholz  SC Focal PointAngela Andrade Overview  Well-managed ecosystems, such as wetlands, forests and coastal systems, act as natural...
Assessment of Annual Rates and Levels of Abandoned, Lost and Discarded Fishing Gear in Global Marine Capture Fisheries
IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management is conducting a study to estimate annual rates and levels of derelict fishing gear that is inputted into global seas annually. The amount of marine litter has...
The Ecosystem Restoration Thematic Group (ERTG) of IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management (IUCN CEM) is convening a monthly webinar series, "...
The objective of the webinar series is to provide a forum for IUCN and CEM members to gain insight and knowledge about ecological restoration and to provide opportunities for networking and direct...
IUCN Red List methodologies for Species and for Ecosystems are currently being evaluated as suitable strategies to preserve forests, birds and...
Last week, two different groups of national and international conservation experts gathered in Tunisia to study the creation of a Red List of Threatened Species and another Red List of Ecosystems....

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