Ecosystems

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Ecosystems” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Blog by Claire Warmenbol. Worldwide out of the 47 megacities, China alone counts 17. These are cities with a population in excess of 10 million...
Such numbers can be mindboggling and the ramifications of those urban transformations even more so. These cities require tremendous investments in water supply, waste treatment, energy,...
On 24th to 27th September IUCN conducted field investigations in the Xe Champhone Ramsar wetland in the Champhone District, Savannakhet Province. The...
The landscape of the Xe Champhone wetland has been severely modified due to encroachment of agricultural land. Increasing rice paddies on the edges of the wetland has led to a loss of wetland...
CEM Membership Procedure Presently, the network of the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) includes more than 1,000 volunteer ecosystem management experts from around the globe. The standards...
IUCN Pakistan and the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Thar Foundation formalized a joint collaboration to undertake biodiversity...
The first initiative under this partnership aims to protect endangered vulture species in the region through both in-situ and ex-situ methods of conservation over a period of three years. The project...
The Rio Doce Panel is an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP) that will provide advice on the environmental and social...
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....
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda (ENG - POR) for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings (25 September - 3 October 2017) Summary report (ENG - POR) of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings (25...
All the latest business and biodiversity news straight to your inbox: sign up to receive bi-monthly newsletters by email. Read the latest issues Building Bridges 2018 - Issue 4 Building Bridges...
Ecosystem Insider - IUCN CEM's Newsletter is sent out 4 times a year in the 3 official IUCN Languages
Latest Edition - December English - French - Spanish COP 24 Katowice, Poland - 10 years of EbA - UN Biodiversity Conference COP 14 Sharm El Sheikh-Egypt 13-29 November - Fisheries Expert Group...
A two-day International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) Special Symposium on Mining hosted this month by the European Bank for...
The symposium explored the latest tools and approaches of impact assessment in the mining sector, as well as how to measure community engagement over the life of a mine, and integrate gender and...
The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed every June 17th to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat...
According to a new publication by IUCN on 'Soil Biodiversity and Soil Organic Carbon: keeping drylands alive', soil biodiversity and soil organic carbon are vital to the way ecosystems function and...
The Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULI) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the SSC and CEESP. It...
Specialist Group Chair Rosie CooneyBio The IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the Species Survival...
Regional Chairs Focal Point Eastern Europe Regional Chair  Jan Plesnik CEM Steering Committee Focal PointJonathan Hughes Western Europe Regional Chair Constanza Parra...

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