Mesoamerica

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Mesoamerica” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology has proven effective for countries in planning their restoration actions. A large part of this...
We asked Leander Raes, an economist at the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, to explain the functioning and the importance of different analyses for decision-...
Goascoran Basin
Project’s Official Name: BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance Water resource management implies making many complex decisions that may affect the environment. We refer to...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Read the IUCN Green List brochure:         Latest News Open Call for the testing and application of the IUCN...
The IUCN Green List Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components...
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:...
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 ...
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...
Manta Ray
On 24 November 2017, Mexico’s president, Enrique Peña Nieto, signed a decree creating Mexico's largest marine reserve to date, covering 150,000...
Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in July 2016, the Revillagigedo Archipelago was declared a national park of Mexico in November 2017. The presidential declaration bans fishing, mining, and tourism...
In the frame of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, countries stressed the need for linking climate actions with public policies, sub-national...
Panama, 4 December 2017.  Mesoamerica is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, manifested as greater variability and more intense and frequent climate events. The...
A Soliga paying his obeisance at a Devaru site in the temple and wildlife reserve.
Structures such as a cluster of stones, in this case, and an unusually shaped tree are accorded sacred status and worshipped.
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved...
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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