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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The United Nations held the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals. This article highlights how the role of...
The High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (HLPF 2018) was held at the United Nations from 9-18 July 2018 where UN Member States undertook an in-depth review of SDGs 6, 7, 11...
This week the 12th session of the United Nations Forum of Forests will be held at UN headquarters in New York, touching on key topics regarding the...
In January 2017 the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), which has universal membership, adopted the United Nations Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030 (UNSPF). The UNSPF constitutes the global...
The World Conservation Congress, at its 2016 session in Hawai‘i, USA called for a task team of experts to a draft policy statement to be approved by...
Stay updated on the work of the primary forests including intact forest landscapes task team as they craft policy to mainstream and codify the importance these forests into conservation and land use...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is the ongoing process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or...
FLR manifests through different processes such as: new tree plantings, managed natural regeneration, agroforestry, or improved land management to accommodate a mosaic of land uses, including...
Utilizing landscape scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a cost effective bridge for the integrated deployment of national land-based mitigation...
SUMMARY: The project aims to stimulate global awareness and commitment to landscape-scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a bridge between land-based mitigation and adaptation, and pilot...
Towards pro-poor REDD+ (Phase II): Promoting rights-based approaches to strengthen the conservation, governance and sustainable management of...
News:  Step by Step: How Cameroon is Standardizing Training on Deforestation and Forest Degradation SUMMARY: The goal pursued by this project is that by 2020, national climate change mitigation...
Forest loss, land degradation and decline in ecosystems services is growing across the Caucasus and Central Asia region, resulting in loss of the...
Last June (2018) in Astana, Kazakhstan the first Ministerial Roundtable on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Bonn Challenge in the Caucasus and Central Asia provided an ideal platform for regional...
Catalysing knowledge into action IUCN SOS – Save Our Species contributes to the long-term survival of threatened species, their habitats and the people who depend on them, by supporting civil...
In June, IUCN Lao PDR assessed turtle populations in the Xe Champhone Ramsar site in southern Lao PDR. They studied several threatened turtle species...
This assessment focuses on five species of turtle known to live in the two Lao Ramsar sites. These species include the Mekong snail-eating turtle (Malayemys subtrijuga, the yellow-headed temple...
A digital technology called AnaliSAFs is providing innovative and transformative solutions for cocoa agroforestry systems in the Amazon, making...
Rural producers who are implementing forest landscape restoration through agroforestry systems in order to improve deforested and degraded lands and ensure sustainable cacao supply chains in the...
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. SUSTAIN is a 10-year programme supporting inclusive green growth in Tanzania and Mozambique, with a particular focus on...
To some it may still come as a surprise that there is a strong link between sustainability and financial performance. A recent study 'From the stockholder to the stakeholder’ from the University of...
IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Disasters and climate change Nature-based solutions to disasters Ecosystem-based adaptation Building climate change resilience through ecosystem management Forests and climate change...

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