Forests

ELTI participants
In March 2016, IUCN and the Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI) of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies launched...
ROAM is a framework for building a forest landscape restoration (FLR) programme from the ground-up and has been proven effective in assessing and laying the groundwork for FLR work with practical...
White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations,...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reveals a dramatic decline of grasshoppers and millipedes endemic to Madagascar, and the extinction of the Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat. The IUCN Red List now...
Taller Península de Yucatán, México.
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
colorful parrot on limb looking at camera
IUCN’s Craig Beatty shares his thoughts on land degradation and species diversity, and affirms the need for biodiversity guidelines in forest...
We know that, on a fundamental level, people depend on many and diverse plant and animal species for nearly everything – sometimes directly as food, fuel or as fibre. We depend on different species...
Xaya Pixcaya
Through the project, 150 families have benefited directly, with indirect benefits to 500 families (3000 people).  
Guatemala City, August 2017. The sub-basins of the Xayá and Pixcayá rivers are essential in Guatemala City, contributing up to 50% of the daily volume of water of superficial origin that is consumed...
Global Learning, Finance, and Partnerships project under The Restoration Initiative (TRI)
SUMMARY: The Global Learning, Finance and Partnerships project under the Restoration Initiative (TRI) is intended to strengthen overall delivery of TRI in a coherent and consistent manner by...
70 delegates from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal participated in the South Asia consultation on forest landscape restoration.
On August 29-30, 2017, 85 delegates from India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh gathered in Delhi, India for a South Asia regional...
The two-day consultation facilitated knowledge sharing on FLR between governments, NGOs, the private sector and donors with a focus on identifying gaps in technical and policy support for FLR and...
Voices on Forests is a yearlong video series spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, science and events around forests. Check...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from IUCN and...
Towards pro-poor REDD+ (Phase II): Promoting rights-based approaches to strengthen the conservation, governance and sustainable management of...
News:  Step by Step: How Cameroon is Standardizing Training on Deforestation and Forest Degradation SUMMARY: The goal pursued by this project is that by 2020, national climate change...
Forest restoration experts discuss FLR opportunities in Uttarakhand
The Global Partnership for Forest Landscape Restoration estimated that more than 2 billion hectares of degraded land is available for restoration...
ROAM is a flexible and cost-effective analytic process for identifying restoration opportunities at national or sub-national levels, as well as describing how those opportunities relate to food,...
Rolling hills covered in forest
  Project title: Utilising landscape scale forest ecosystem rehabilitation as a cost effective bridge for the integrated deployment of national land-based mitigation and adaptation...
Participants at the FLR Roundtable on Bonn Challenge & Restoration Efforts in India
Forests are undoubtedly amongst the most valuable ecosystem service providers in the world. Their role extends to securing sustainable energy,...
The Bonn Challenge expresses the global effort to restore more than 150 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030. It underscores the...

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