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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Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018 brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
Regional Chair: Rocío Córdoba Co-chair:  Ma. Daysi Samayoa SC Focal Point: Bernal Herrera Objectives of this CEM region Provide technical support and foster dissemination results of key knowledge...
CEM works with 13 regions across the globe and a focal point for the Caribbean. Regional Chairs (RC) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEM’s work within their region...
Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) is the only IUCN member in the Cook Islands.  It is currently led by Kelvin Passfield, who represents the Oceania Region on...
The TIS team of 4 consists of Alanna Smith, Mary McDonald, Mia Samuela and Kelvin Passfield. They were joined by a volunteer from Pacific Islands Conservation Initiative, Ashley Cota, and Steve...
CEM publishes a wide array of publications on various topics in Ecosystem Management. Please find a selection of our most recent publications below, or go directly to the Ecosystem Management Series ...
The Ordinary Assembly of the Sixaola River Basin Binational Commission (CBCRS), celebrated on may 23th and 24th, 2018 in Costa Rica, had the...
Cahuita, Talamanca, Costa Rica; May 2018. Representatives of the ministries and agencies of Costa Rica and Panama with presence in the zone, indigenous development associations of both countries, as...
The earth’s ecosystems provide various services which are crucial for human well-being and economic development (e.g., supporting soil formation; providing food, freshwater or fuel; regulating floods...
Gland, Switzerland, 5 July 2018 (IUCN) – Australia’s unique reptiles – including lizards and snakes – face severe threats from invasive species and...
The IUCN Red List now includes 93,577 species, of which 26,197 are threatened with extinction. “Today’s IUCN Red List update reveals the onslaught of threats that our planet’s biodiversity is facing...
Bahak Indah, a mangrove-lined beach running along the coast of Probolinggo, East Java, is a major attraction for visitors. But just fifteen years ago...
A story of dedication The pioneer behind Bahak Indah’s transformation is 64-year-old Samsuri, who for 20 years has been planting mangroves and raising awareness among the local communities and...
On 3 May, IUCN Lao PDR organised an event in Nakai district, Khammouan province, where the Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA) is located....
Students learning about biodiversity. Photo: © Laura Handal/ IUCN Approximately 50 students, aged six to twelve, participated in the event. Activities included...
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...
The forest ecosystems specialist group aim to improve the knowledge base and highlight the role of forests as essential element in all SDGs by...
Specialist Group Leader Himlal Baral SC Focal Point Madhav Karki Forests cover almost 4 billion hectares, or almost one-third of the world’s land area. They provide a wide range of environmental...

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