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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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...
Apart from the Thematic Groups - open to all CEM members, also has some special Task Forces. These Task Forces consist of a few experts within CEM. Task Forces are established from time to time by...
Our specialist groups focus on specific ecosystem types and unites commission members with expertise on these specific ecosystems.
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...
The pervasive nature and scale of land degradation is currently undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, according to an IUCN co-...
The Land Degradation Assessment Report, produced by Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), is the first comprehensive examination of the global...
The well-being of people all over the world depends on the various goods and services provided by ecosystems, including food, fuel, construction materials, clean water and air, and protection from...
Following the third Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) Technical Workshop in Bhutan, IUCN Asia had the opportunity to sit down with Minsun Kim,...
Q: What inspired you to work in conservation? A: The inspiration to study conservation came to me at an early age, when I took an interest in studying science in middle school. I studied Life...
Tools and guidelines for businesses seeking to manage their environmental impact
Guidelines Photo: EcoAgriculture Partners Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development  The report by EcoAgriculture...
Providing guidance on biodiversity offsets
Biodiversity offsets are a measurable way to compensate for residual impacts in development projects. While biodiversity offsets are increasingly being used by governments and companies, an IUCN...
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings - 25 September - 3 October 2017 Summary report of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings - 25 September - 3 October...
Ecosystem Services and Nature-based Solutions
In February 2018, the national conference “Ecosystem Services - from theory to practice in the Israeli context”, was organized at the IDC Herzliya School of Sustainability, by Dr Shiri Zemah Shamir,...

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