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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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...
Neelum Valley, Kashmir
Neelum valley, Kashmir Mountains cover 24% of the Earth’s land surface. They are home to 12% of the world’s population and another 14% of the population reside in their immediate proximity. They...
IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
As a child, Firushan would often go to the beach to play. Back then, the beach used to be covered in leaves that were swept there from the streets.
“The sand, the sea and the leaves made everything look beautiful and natural,” recalls Firushan. As Firushan got older, he noticed that items like empty water and soft drink bottles, food wrappers...
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...
To mark the end of the BEST Preparatory Action, the European Commission is organising a full-day conference on 28 November 2017 in Brussels with...
During the conference, participants will reflect on the three stages of BEST Preparatory Action and two grant mechanisms, which has included nine calls for project proposals since 2011 and...
Forests are globally important in regulating climate and locally important in sustaining communities and supporting biodiversity. But they, and the...
Tropical forests make up about 40% of the world’s forested area and contain about 60% of global forest biomass. Forests occupy approximately 22% of South America, and represent about 27% of the...
Resilience through Investing in Ecosystems - knowledge, innovation and transformation of risk management (RELIEF Kit) RELIEF Kit is a 3 year initiative (2015-2018) funded by the Japan...
Camargue National Reserve, France
Overview  Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) is the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems to reduce disaster risk, with the aim to achieve...
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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....
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 for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings - 25 September - 3 October 2017 Summary report of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings - 25 September - 3...

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