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The Chair of the Rio Doce Panel Yolanda Kakabadse talks to local experts in Brazil.
Brasilia, Brazil -- At the first meeting of an independent scientific expert panel established in September by the International Union for...
IUCN created the Rio Doce Panel at the request of the Renova Foundation to provide objective guidance on the environmental and socio-economic restoration efforts underway in this important watershed...
Valuing nature
Under the theme, "Better Decisions for a Better World," the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital will take place from 27-28 November in...
Experts from IUCN, the Natural Capital Coalition, Green Economy Coalition, UN Environment and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will be joined by representatives from business,...
Eastern Gorilla
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 4 September 2016 (IUCN) – The Eastern Gorilla – the largest living primate – has been listed as Critically Endangered due to...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reports the decline of the Plains Zebra due to illegal hunting, and the growing extinction threat to Hawaiian plants posed by invasive species. Thirty eight of the...
A walkway in Eifel nature park in Belgium
14 November 2017, 12:00 – 13:30 IUCN Pavilion at UNFCCC COP23, ''Bonn Zone'', Bonn
             By conserving nature and sustainably managing and restoring ecosystems, nature-based solutions (NbS) are a crucial part of the toolbox for...
Nature-based Solution event in the European Parliament, 6 November 2017
On 6 November 2017, Benedek Jávor, Member of the European Parliament, and the IUCN European Regional Office hosted an event on Nature-based Solutions...
Nature-based Solutions (NBS) are cost-effective solutions for climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, health, and other societal challenges which also benefit biodiversity. They can...
Biodiversity offsets in Madagascar
Gland, Switzerland - IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and The Biodiversity Consultancy (TBC) launched the first-ever global...
A preliminary analysis of the publicly available data gathered from more than 198 countries shows that government policies on biodiversity offsets have doubled in the last 15 years.  More...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
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Effective country-driven climate change adaptation reflects the importance of water management in reducing vulnerability and building climate...
A COP23 event on November 9 will focus on the challenge of identifying scalable natural solutions to adapt to climate change, and how to raise the necessary financial and technical capital for...
    Project title: Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Location: Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago Duration: 2014 – 2017 Project background: Designated as a United Nations...
Agro biodiversity Fest, Huanuco - Peru
CEESP NEWS - by Pierina Benites Alfaro Agrobiodiversity (AGB) is defined as the diversity of plants and animals domesticated by man, which offers...
Given that these cultivars are preserved in family and community farming systems, these farmers bear the cost of their upkeep themselves. It should be stressed that these conservation areas are...
School children involved in the restoration of Massallawa tank catchment area
Project title: Ecological restoration of Kapiriggama cascade system of tanks in Rambewa Divisional Secretariat in Anuradhapura Location: Kapiriggama, Anuradhapura, North Western Province of...
Business and biodiversity in South Africa
Providing guidance on biodiversity offsets
Biodiversity offsets are a measurable way to compensate for residual impacts in development projects. While biodiversity offsets are increasingly being used by governments and...

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