Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN and the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation (DFWC) of the Ministry of Environment, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust organised a...
More than 32 local stakeholders attended the workshop including representatives from government agencies, NGOs and local communities. This workshop is one of the key activities under the Mekong WET:...
On 5 September 2019, IUCN Asia led a thematic dialogue on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for ocean ecosystems and water resources during the Asia-...
Held at the UN Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, the event was attended by approximately 120 representatives of government agencies, intergovernmental organisations, NGOs and academic...
Project title: Piloting Flood-Based Livelihoods in support of a water retention strategy in the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam
Location: Dong Thap, Long An, and An Giang Provinces Duration: September 2017 - August 2020 Project background: The idea of “Monkey Cheeks” is a metaphor adopted in Thailand to visualize...
This week we launched the 2nd and final public consultation on IUCN Global Nature based Solutions for Societal needs – climate change, disasters,...
Follow us at: IUCN Global NbS Standard - #day4yoursay Given the environmental crisis and sustainability challenges we face right now, we need to fundamentally change our relationship with nature...
On 27 August 2019 at the World Water Week in Sweden, IUCN launched a report that identified numerous gaps and opportunities for developing a standard...
As recognised during the Third United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3, Nairobi, 2017), there is currently no standard methodology to measure the extent of the plastic problem. Current...
IUCN’s Mekong WET project recently conducted Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments at Lao PDR’s two Ramsar sites, Beung Kiat Ngong and Xe...
Climate change projections for the sites include an increase in mean and maximum annual temperatures. Results predict that there will be an increase in average annual rainfall, along with extended...
IUCN is partnering with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in this EU-funded project to support regional institutional...
Population growth, regional socio-economic development, climate change as well as changing consumption patterns contribute to increased demand for water, energy and food. To achieve security in all...
Since the 1997 IUCN-World Bank study 'Large Dams: Learning from the Past, Looking at the Future' and the subsequent establishment of the World...
This story feature reviews global energy needs and explores the challenges and complexities of dams. The Future of Dams: Viable Options or Stranded Assets  Twitter: twitter.com/IUCN_Water (hashtags...
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
From June 24th to June 27th 2019, IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a participatory assessment in Savannakhet Province, to evaluate the management...
The first three days of the assessment utilized a multi-stakeholder workshop format, and were held in Champhone district’s hospital meeting room facilities. A total of 30 people attended the event....
At the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), States committed themselves "to address, on an urgent basis ... the issue of the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological...

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