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Livelihoods will suffer from climate change
The IUCN WCPA Climate Change Specialist Group builds on the expertise and contributions of many climate change experts and practitioners and...
también en Español Specialist Group Leaders Andrew RHODES IUCN WCPA Climate Change Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Protected areas are now recognised as decisive...
In May of 2017, Asia's first High Level Roundtable meeting on the Bonn Challenge was held in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The two-day meeting was...
Read the meeting report: Click the link on the right hand side to download.  Click here to view. Read more about the Roundtable. Read more about the Bonn Challenge.
Soft corals in the Beqa Lagoon, Vitu Levu, Fiji
Limiting global warming to below 2°C in line with the Paris Agreement provides the only chance for the survival of coral reefs, warns David Obura,...
Latest data show that globally reefs have a chance of long-term survival if warming is limited to under 2oC, though even this may be too little too late for many reef systems. “We are on the...
IUCN engages in a variety of climate change-related events at the global, regional, and national levels.  UPCOMING EVENTS:   IUCN will participate in the 23rd...
At the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, IUCN highlighted the...
IUCN events In addition to following the official negotiations, and briefing and supporting negotiators in advancing its key policy messages, IUCN’s engagement in Paris focused on generating...
2016 IUCN Key messages for UNFCCC COP22 2015 IUCN Position paper on climate change 2015 IUCN Policy summary on climate change 2015 2014 IUCN Position paper for UNFCCC COP20 Lima...
One of the three Rio Conventions, the UNFCCC's ultimate objective is to achieve the stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous...
The first Asia Bonn Challenge High-Level Roundtable Meeting was held on May 9-10, 2017 in Palembang, South Sumatra. Led by the Ministry of...
“Indonesia is keen to collaborate with the Bonn Challenge because the program is in line with our programme in terms of conservation, rehabilitation and ecosystem restoration in degraded forests or...
UNFCCC SBSTA46 - IUCN side event on FLR and NDCs
At the Bonn Climate Change Conference, IUCN and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) co-hosted a side event on the...
The event which took place on May 17 had in the panel representatives of the Ministries of Environment of Indonesia and Brazil, and experts from IIASA and IUCN. The discussion centred on how FLR...
IUCN and partners issue additional technical considerations to the 2013 IPCC Wetlands Supplement during the Bonn Climate Change Conference taking...
Recent science has provided us with better information about how much carbon is stored, or released, due to various management activities in coastal ecosystems such as mangroves, seagrasses and...
Participants on rooftop at IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016
IUCN has mitigated 100% of the carbon emissions associated with the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 held this past September in Hawaiʻi, USA. 
“IUCN takes its commitments to addressing climate change and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals very seriously,” says IUCN Director General Inger Andersen. “Clearly, the IUCN World...
European flags infront of European Commission, Brussels
EU Environment Ministers met earlier this week to advance the debate on issues related to wildlife trafficking, the circular economy and climate...
On Monday, 20 June 2016, EU Environment Ministers endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking. This Action Plan sets out a comprehensive list of actions to ensure a coordinated...

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