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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The findings from the recent Ramsar Global Wetland Outlook report were sobering: wetlands, the world’s most valuable ecosystems, are disappearing...
The Ramsar Convention’s newly released flagship publication ‘The Global Wetland Outlook; State of the World’s Wetlands and their Services to People’ was launched in the lead up to the triennial...
Guatemala highland communities will directly benefit through actions to reduce the impacts of climate change in strategic basins for water recharge...
Manama, Bahrain, 19 October 2018 (IUCN) – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) approves US$22 million for the project, “Building livelihood resilience to climate change in the upper basins of Guatemala’s...
Project title: Ecological restoration of Kapiriggama cascade system of tanks in Rambewa Divisional Secretariat in Anuradhapura Location: Kapiriggama, Anuradhapura, North Western Province of Sri...
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Fresh water is a valuable resource that we should take care of, especially now, as it becomes more and more scarce. For you to learn more about the current state of the water resources, their use and...
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...
The project aims to build water governance capacities through learning, demonstration, leadership, and consensus-building, in particular in transboundary river basins. In South America, this...
  The 8th World Water Forum took place in Brasilia, Brazil from 18-23 March 2018. The World Water Forum takes place every three years and is the global forum for dialogue and exchange on water....
Project title:  Youth Led Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Youth-Eco-DRR) Location: Puttalam, Mullaithivu, Batticaloa and Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka) Duration: July - December 2018 Project...
Members and partners of the Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI), including government representatives, academics, international...
The plan’s overarching goal is to support an improved implementation of the Ramsar Convention in the region. Its specific objectives are to facilitate and promote wetland knowledge sharing; support...
Mangrove ecosystems are under threat from a changing set of pressures. Historically, the primary threats to mangroves have come from conversion for...
Survey responses from experts asked to choose up to three main threats to mangroves indicate that the main threat chosen was agriculture, representing both land conversion for agriculture and...
El primer Día del Conocimiento sobre (AbE) en Costa Rica fue organizado por la UICN y la Dirección de Cambio Climático (DCC) del Ministerio de...
La actividad se llevó a cabo con el fin de intercambiar experiencias y lecciones aprendidas y así fortalecer las políticas climáticas de Costa Rica. Más de 50 representantes de instituciones...

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