Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.
In India, IUCN is piloting a study in the state of Uttarakhand, in partnership with G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development (GBPNIHESD) to assess opportunities for restoration within the state using the ROAM framework...
PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is an initiative to promote successful approaches in conservation and development across several thematic areas, allowing practitioners to learn from what worked before elsewhere.
Once thriving, mangroves contribute to building the soil they grow on. Loose sediments are swept into mangroves with the tides and river currents, where they are trapped and supplemented with organic matter to form stable soils – a vital foundation.