Forests

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Forests” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Involving the right people at the right time is key to the success of any new venture. The SINCERE project has turned its focus to a broad range of...
SINCERE is developing a diverse collection of innovative actions in nine European regions, as well as one each in Peru and Russia. These involve seeking ways in which the forest can benefit people in...
Project title: IUCN Sri Lanka and INSEE (Lanka) Ltd Partnership for Environmental initiatives Location: Aruwakalu, Limestone Quarry Site, Puttalam Duration: 2016-2018 Project Background: IUCN...
Project title:  Youth Led Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Youth-Eco-DRR) Location: Puttalam, Mullaithivu, Batticaloa and Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) Duration: July - December 2018 Project...
TRI brings the combined expertise of IUCN, FAO, and UN Environment together in 10 countries where significant restoration opportunities exist. Each...
Photo: IUCN Cameroon  Restoration and sustainable use of bamboo for biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and climate mitigation. Implemented by...
An IUCN study has identified tree species native to Indonesia’s Kutai National Park that are resilient to climate change and support threatened East...
Recognising that saplings planted today face dramatic climate changes over their 100+ year life-spans, the study, Reforesting for the climate of tomorrow, analysed the traits of around 250 species of...
Kilombero Valley, where Tanzania’s Kilombero Catchment is located, is immensely important to the nation and to the world due to its precious wetlands...
The Kilombero Catchment supports a strong and prosperous agricultural sector. It also stabilises the functioning of the ecosystems at the Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site and the Selous Game Reserve,...
The Restoration Initiative unites 10 Asian and African countries and three Global Environment Facility agencies – IUCN, the Food and Agriculture...
Photo: IUCN / istock TRI Knowledge Sharing and Planning Workshop  February 11-15, 2019 - Nairobi, Kenya Landscape restoration is vital Healthy and productive...
Bonnchallenge.org  News and information on the world’s largest initiative to bring deforested and degraded lands into restoration The Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanisms (FLRM) FAO-...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
The Rio Doce Panel is an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP) that will provide advice on the environmental and social...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Mr. Malik Amin Aslam along with Additional Secretary Mr. Babar Hayat Tarrar are representing Pakistan at...
Today Pakistan has been elected as the Vice Chair of this UN Environment Ministers Forum. Singapore, being the host country, is the chair of the UN Environment’s Forum. On this occasion Advisor to PM...

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