Ecosystems

La región de América del Sur trabaja en dos temas principales relacionados con el cambio climático – la gestión del agua, y el papel de los bosques en la adaptación y la mitigación. Current...
CEM Membership Procedure Presently, the network of the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) includes more than 1,000 volunteer ecosystem management experts from around the globe. The...
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Steering Committee 2017-2020 Chair Angela Andrade Assistant to the Chair: Manuela Ruiz Advisor to the Chair: Steve Edwards Deputy Chair Madhav Karki Vice Chairs Bernal...
Ramsar site near Enel's Teodora thermal power plant in Italy
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the global power company Enel have signed a one-year agreement aimed at strengthening...
Under the agreement, IUCN will support the development of new systems and tools to measure the effectiveness of the company’s biodiversity conservation activities with the intention of demonstrating...
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Green finance is gaining momentum. More and more private investors consider investing in nature an opportunity to combine economic interests with...
Blog written by Jan Willem den Besten, Senior Expert Ecosystems and Climate, IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands  IUCN, both in the Netherlands and as a worldwide union, has been...
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Project title:  The Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) Location: Sri Lanka Duration: August-December 2017 Project background:  Biodiversity is in severe decline...
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The IUCN and UNDP regional coastal initiative Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 14th Steering Committee meeting in Yangon to assess...
Held from 28 to 29 September, and hosted by the Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the meeting began with an inauguration ceremony. Guests of honour at...
Bovids in the distance go to drink at a river flows across a flat grassland
Project title: Ecosystem Based Sustainable Management of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Nijhum Dwip Seascape Location: Nijhum Dwip, Noakhali, Bangladesh Project Duration: ...
Advanced course CIHEAM
The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) of Zaragoza, in collaboration with the International Union for...
The course will address the new and latest scientific and technical advances in land restoration with the purpose of combating desertification. It will also pay close attention on how to effectively...
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THe IUCN WCPA Natural Solutions Theme promotes and develops the potential for protected areas to deliver a range of ecosystem services.
Thematic Vice-Chairs Nigel DUDLEY Marianne KETTUNEN IUCN WCPA Natural Solutions Theme TOR 2017-2020 Natural ecosystems regulate river systems, protect crop...
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The Bonn Challenge is a global effort to bring 150 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land into restoration by 2020, and 350...
“This was achieved due to the highest commitment and dedication shown by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” said experts today at a ceremony held in Islamabad where IUCN handed over the...
Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Hubei Shennongjia, China
With the introduction on 26 September of its comprehensive programme, China’s national park system enters its implementation phase. This raises...
What are national parks? National parks are among the most important types of nature reserve in China. Construction and development are prohibited in these areas and it is here that ecological...

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