Biodiversity

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Biodiversity” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN ECARO is partnering with UN Environment to assist Macedonian authorities in strengthening national environmental policy through increasing the...
This initiative is part of the overarching UN Environment project “Achieving Biodiversity Conservation through Creation and Effective Management of Protected Areas and Mainstreaming Biodiversity into...
More commonly referred to as NBSAPs, are the main vehicles of national implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and other...
National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, more commonly referred to as NBSAPs, are the main vehicles of national implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. They are processes...
IUCN was at the UN Biodiversity Conference from 17-29 November 2018 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Photo: CBD Under the theme Investing in biodiversity for people and planet, representatives of more than 190 countries met in the UN Biodiversity Conference to...
This section presents a summary and some of the outcomes of IUCN’s participation at the CBD meetings of the Conference of the Parties since the...
Photo: CBD IUCN @COP14: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt IUCN participated in the fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP14) and...
The overall mission of the Wetland Ecosystems Specialist Group is to develop a global network of experts dedicated to promoting the preservation and...
Specialist Group LeadsClaudio Baigun and Sansanee Choowaew  SC Focal pointBirguy Lamizana Wetlands are one of the world’s most important environmental assets, existing in all continents and...
CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the conservation of nature with the critical...
  Specialist Group on Gender Chair   Meher Marker NoshirwaniBio   Main Areas of Work The SSG’s main areas of work include; Biodiversity, Climate Change, Access and...
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
Location: Samut Sakhon, Ranong, and Buriram Duration: April 2014 – September 2019 Project background: The project aims to conserve the habitats of endangered species such as the spoon-billed...
Project title: Piloting a Payment for Ecosystem Service Mechanism in Sri Lanka: Conservation of Watershed Ecosystem Services with a Private Sector Owned Mini-Hydro Project Location: To be decided...
Project title:  Innovative financing mechanisms for promoting sustainable land management (SLM) in selected agro-ecosystems in the Central Highlands Location: Kandy, Badulla and Nuwara Eliya...
Project title: IUCN Sri Lanka and INSEE (Lanka) Ltd Partnership for Environmental initiatives Location: Aruwakalu, Limestone Quarry Site, Puttalam Duration: 2016-2018 Project Background: IUCN...
Effective conservation can only be considered successful when the needs of species and people are balanced.
Biodiversity conservation is increasingly understood as key to human well-being. Strong partnerships have become critical to halt the decline of species and support the conservation of landscapes,...

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