Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Project title: Ecological restoration of Kapiriggama cascade system of tanks in Rambewa Divisional Secretariat in Anuradhapura Location: Kapiriggama, Anuradhapura, North Western Province of Sri...
IUCN is partnering with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in this EU-funded project to support regional institutional...
Population growth, regional socio-economic development, climate change as well as changing consumption patterns contribute to increased demand for water, energy and food. To achieve security in all...
The project aims to build water governance capacities through learning, demonstration, leadership, and consensus-building, in particular in transboundary river basins. In South America, this...
  The 8th World Water Forum took place in Brasilia, Brazil from 18-23 March 2018. The World Water Forum takes place every three years and is the global forum for dialogue and exchange on water....
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...
Members and partners of the Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI), including government representatives, academics, international...
The plan’s overarching goal is to support an improved implementation of the Ramsar Convention in the region. Its specific objectives are to facilitate and promote wetland knowledge sharing; support...
Mangrove ecosystems are under threat from a changing set of pressures. Historically, the primary threats to mangroves have come from conversion for...
Survey responses from experts asked to choose up to three main threats to mangroves indicate that the main threat chosen was agriculture, representing both land conversion for agriculture and...
El primer Día del Conocimiento sobre (AbE) en Costa Rica fue organizado por la UICN y la Dirección de Cambio Climático (DCC) del Ministerio de...
La actividad se llevó a cabo con el fin de intercambiar experiencias y lecciones aprendidas y así fortalecer las políticas climáticas de Costa Rica. Más de 50 representantes de instituciones...
At the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), States committed themselves "to address, on an urgent basis ... the issue of the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological...
An open letter from International Organization Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: In July this year the United Nations reported that the...
One of the targets under SDG 6 is the protection and restoration of water ecosystems such as wetlands. And yesterday we were given another loud wake-up call about how far we are from achieving this...
Belo Horizonte, Brazil (IUCN) – Following one of Brazil’s worst environmental disasters, the IUCN-led independent Rio Doce Panel released its first...
The Renova Foundation currently implements 42 programmes aimed at helping the affected communities and ecosystems recover from the 2015 Samarco Fundão Dam failure. However, the Rio Doce Panel,...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
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....

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