Forests

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Forests.

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Forests are fundamental to climate change dialogues at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Congress of Parties 23 (UNFCCC COP23...
Key forest events at IUCN Pavilion, Nov. 8 & 14 Wednesday, November 8 The morning will begin with a look at a new analysis of the role of nationally determined...
Bialowieza Forest, Poland
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ordered Poland to cease logging in the ancient Białowieża forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Yesterday (20 November), the Court upheld its temporary ban on active forest management in the area issued on 27 July, arguing that Poland’s active management techniques are likely to cause lasting...
The outcomes and knowledge generated by past projects is invaluable. As we learn from past achievements, we can better inform new project strategies...
Mobilising makets, Brazil (CIFF)
Mobilising markets to capture carbon through forest restoration in Brazil (CIFF)
SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to transform and scale-up restoration efforts in Brazil, through combining the best practices in conservation and business acumen from commercial plantations....
Under the second phase of BIOPAMA, regional stakeholders will be encouraged to strengthen their efforts toward information monitoring
The IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature), the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, and the University of the West Indies...
This continued collaboration has been made possible by the decision of the European Union and the African Caribbean Pacific (ACP) Group of States to renew their investment in continuing BIOPAMA into...
Directora de ORMACC en entrevista durante el Foro del Agua
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...
Inger Andersen
Bonn, Germany – At the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) in Bonn, Germany, IUCN shared its plans for increased effort to enhance countries...
The event also welcomed new restoration pledges from the governments of Chiapas (Mexico) and Nigeria, which now bring the total Bonn Challenge commitments to 160.2 million hectares. “The voice...
Eastern Gorilla
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 4 September 2016 (IUCN) – The Eastern Gorilla – the largest living primate – has been listed as Critically Endangered due to...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reports the decline of the Plains Zebra due to illegal hunting, and the growing extinction threat to Hawaiian plants posed by invasive species. Thirty eight of the...
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...
By digging their roots in tropical shores, mangroves not only defend against rising tides and extreme weather, but they have the potential to change...
view along a sandy beach with water and mangroves on left
Mangroves are critical coastal ecosystems that impact our lives. They nourish biodiversity as nursery grounds for many coastal and marine species and...
A short look at Mangroves against the storm   IUCN and The Nature Conservancy are producing a global map with cutting edge analysis on the potential for, and...
woman and boy sitting in tree  nursery
Climate action for zero hunger is the theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) on November 14th. IUCN and the International Food...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture will be discussed...

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