Mesoamerica

  Project’s Official Name:  REDD-Plus benefits: Facilitating countries and communities in the design of pro-poor REDD-Plus benefit sharing schemes, 2013-2016 Cooperating partner...
Taller Península de Yucatán, México.
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for...
Xaya Pixcaya
Through the project, 150 families have benefited directly, with indirect benefits to 500 families (3000 people).  
Guatemala City, August 2017. The sub-basins of the Xayá and Pixcayá rivers are essential in Guatemala City, contributing up to 50% of the daily volume of water of superficial origin that is consumed...
Pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park pronghorn migration, this herd of 400 pronghorn form the longest land mammal migration in the USA.
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the ...
Sanjiangyuan National Park,  Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...
Reforestación en Chiapas
Mesoamerican communities combat the effects of climate change through ecosystem-based adaptation measures.  
Chiapas, Mexico, August 2017. Deforestation causes 18.12 percent of worldwide carbon emissions, nearly equivalent to the global transportation sector, and over 13 million hectares of forest are lost...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. Protected areas are...
Latest: Marine Protected Planet - September 2017    Update on Global Statistics - December 2016 Protected Planet Report 2016   World Database...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. It is a joint...
Explore the world's Marine Protected Areas on the Marine Protected Planet Read the latest Protected Planet Report 2016 Visit the Protected Planet website to...
Taller de educadores
“I didn’t know much about the basin. I learned it’s formed by four tributaries, three originating in Costa Rica and one in Panama, and together they...
In the binational basin of the Sixaola River shared by Costa Rica and Panama, local actors have pointed out the direct relation between environmental education and solutions to the area’s...
Taller en Sixaola
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
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Every year World Water Week draws the global spotlight onto the world’s water challenges and opportunities. This year, the focus is on wastewater....
  ‘Water and waste: reduce and reuse’, is the tagline of this year’s World Water Week (WWW) taking place in Stockholm from 27 August to 1 September. The IUCN Global Water Programme, along...

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