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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We know that well-managed, healthy and diverse ecosystems and the biological resources they encompass are critical for a healthy, safe and prosperous society. Demonstrating the benefits of nature and...
CEM works with 13 regions across the globe and a focal point for the Caribbean. Regional Chairs (RC) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEM’s work within their region...
Recognizing the interdependency of the three pillars of sustainable development - social, economic and environmental, IUCN’s work in Eastern and Southern Africa underscores the fact that sustainable...
The Blue Solutions project is a global initiative co-implemented by IUCN, UNEP, GRID-Arendal and GIZ that provides a global platform to collate,...
Blue Solutions synthesizes lessons learnt and best practice in marine and coastal management – innovative concepts and practical approaches that inspire action towards healthy ecosystems that sustain...
In late 2017, with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), IUCN launched an initiative on marine plastics and...
The overall goal of this three-year initiative is that governments and regional bodies within the WIO region promote, enact and enforce legislation and other effective measures that contain and...
The CRCC initiative aims at improving the contribution of ecosystem services to addressing societal challenges arising as a result of climate...
CRCC is doing this by promoting the use of nature as a solution to support integrated approaches to issues such as economic and social development, climate change adaptation, food security, water...
The WIO region lacks coherent systems of governance to support more diverse management of marine and coastal resources. As a result, local-level...
This project, implemented in Mozambique, Seychelles, Kenya and Tanzania, builds on existing experiences and knowledge to enhance socio-ecological resilience and biodiversity conservation by...
Save Our Mangroves Now! is a joint commitment of BMZ, IUCN and WWF to intensify efforts in mangrove conservation.
It aims to upscale and focus global efforts to stop and reverse the decrease and degradation of mangrove habitats, and supports the target of the Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) to increase the global...
Seabed mining effects will probably not be confined to the sea floor, argues a Proceedings of the National Academy (PNAS) journal article from the...
Deep-sea mining activities are anticipated to begin soon for copper, cobalt, zinc, manganese and other valuable metals as interest has grown substantially in the last decade. Most research assessing...
CEM North East Asia Regional Chair : Shikui DongCEM North East Asia Regional Co Chair : Lu WenCEM Steering Committee Focal Point Madhav Karki Countries and Territories of the Region China - Japan...
CEM Central Asia Regional Chair:  Muhammad Zaheer KhanCEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Madhav Karki The Commission on Ecosystem Management Steering Committee decided at its meeting September 9-15...
CEM South America Regional Chair: Doris Cordero CEM South America Co Regional Chair: Alessandra Lobo PeredoCEM Steering Committee Focal point: Bernal Herrera Country Focal Points Argentina: Cristina...

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