Les forêts sont d'une importance mondiale dans la régulation du climat, et d'une importance locale dans le soutien des communautés et le maintien de la biodiversité. Cependant, elles, et les gens qui en dépendent, sont soumises à une pression croissante.


Vous trouverez plus d'information sur ce thème dans les pages du site en anglais.


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    Nature may have solutions your city is looking for


    The world’s cities cover only 3% of the Earth’s land but consume 60-80% of manufactured energy and are responsible for 70% of carbon emissions. However, cities and urban ecosystems have unparalleled potential to conserve biodiversity, preserve surrounding...

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    Why financing is tied to the future of a biodiverse planet


    Biodiversity is inherently linked to well-being and its decline is everyone’s problem, says expert group. Addressing the problem isn’t free. Financing needs to be directed into biodiversity-friendly production to reach national and international...

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    Celebrating Mangroves – the super ecosystem of the tropics


    By Raphaelle Flint, Marine Programme Officer, IUCN Global Marine & Polar Programme   On the occasion of World Mangrove Day, let’s hear it for mangroves the super ecosystem of tropical and subtropical latitudes!  


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Destiné aux décideurs politiques et aux journalistes, les dossiers thématiques de l'UICN fournissent des informations clés sur des thématiques au cœur du travail de l’UICN en deux pages (en anglais uniquement).

Deforestation-Forest Degradation Issues Brief_thumbnail Photo: IUCN

Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation are the biggest threats to forests worldwide. Deforestation occurs when forests are converted to non-forest uses, such as agriculture and road construction....

Issues brief -  Palm oil and biodiversity Photo: IUCN

Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...

Thumbnail_CC and Forests issues brief Photo: IUCN

Forests and climate change

Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can...

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