Ecosystems

After almost a century of exclusive ownership by wealthy elites, Tanguar Haor is finally back in the hands of the people who rely on it. A 10-year...
As the project enters its bridging phase before the next five-year consolidation of the previous decade’s efforts, take a photographic journey through the top 10 achievements of Tanguar Haor’s... Read more
A well-managed ecosystem provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Tourism revenue, in turn, can contribute to the maintenance,...
On 21 May, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and IUCN Bangladesh organised a thematic consultation at the Six Seasons Hotel in Dhaka to celebrate IDB 2017. The aim of the event was to highlight the... Read more
Together with co-authors GIZ and IIED, IUCN launched during UNFCCC SBSTA 46 an innovative technical paper, Making Ecosystem-based Adaptation...
Building on previous work, the authors propose a practical assessment framework for designing, implementing and monitoring EbA measures using a set of 3 elements, 5 qualification criteria and 20... Read more
On Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Knowledge Day at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, IUCN and partners gathered a distinguished panel to reflect...
Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) has fast emerged as a viable option to deal with the challenges of climate change in the context of a holistic adaptation strategy. Several Parties referred to the... Read more
Call for Proposals IUCN, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and CEPF are pleased to invite local and international civil... Read more
As the sun rises and the flooded forests of Cambodia’s Stung Seng wildlife sanctuary come alive with the chattering and whooping of endangered...
Located in the Tonle Sap biosphere reserve, the unique wetlands ecosystem of Stung Seng provides food and shelter for a number of species and acts as an important fish nursery. Surrounding floating... Read more
Bringing together concrete producers and civil society representatives
Stakeholder Consultation Process for the Concrete Sustainability Certification scheme IUCN is working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability... Read more
Project title: Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) conservation in Bangladesh Location: Padma and the Jamuna river system Duration: 2015 – 2016 Project background: Gharials (Gavialis gangeticus)... Read more
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... Read more
The project aims to recognize and promote the conservation of ecosystem services as an integral part of various global agreements and strategies, as well as national policies and programs for climate... Read more
Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new...
The report, Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from... Read more
Myanmar is home to an extraordinary diversity of wetlands, which include mountainous wetlands; large freshwater marshes and lakes; and coastal...
Despite these benefits, wetlands are under enormous pressure. Globally, according to the Convention on Biological Diversity, 40% of 1,000 wetlands sampled were lost between 1970 and 2008. Research... Read more

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