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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Project title: Identification of intervention areas, establishment of baseline information and development of a set of pilot projects in Kaluthara and Rathnapura flood-affected areas Location: ...
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. SUSTAIN is a 10-year programme supporting inclusive green growth in Tanzania and Mozambique, with a particular focus on...
To some it may still come as a surprise that there is a strong link between sustainability and financial performance. A recent study 'From the stockholder to the stakeholder’ from the University of...
Fish Conservation Zones (FCZs) are areas that are closed to fishing in order to protect habitats and restore fish populations. Besides their use for...
Located in northeastern Thailand, the Mun River is the largest tributary of the Mekong. It is estimated that around 10 million people depend on the richness of its riverine ecosystems for their...
IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Disasters and climate change Nature-based solutions to disasters Ecosystem-based adaptation Building climate change resilience through ecosystem management Forests and climate change...
IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study...
Governance based on ‘benefit sharing’ is more holistic than traditional governance, which has historically been about allocating water. ‘Benefit sharing’ accounts for all ecosystem services the river...
On 5 October, 20 representatives from civil society, government, and the academic sector, representing seven countries which are part of the Mekong...
The learning event provided a platform to discuss the legal and institutional processes operating in each basin. The 1995 Mekong River Agreement, for example, is the only instance in Asia where...
Over the last 18 months, IUCN, ICEM, and IWMI have been preparing a water-food-energy-environment (WFEE) nexus assessment of the Srepok, Sesan, and...
The draft report was presented at a workshop in Phnom Penh on November 19-20, 2018 with members of a regional Technical Advisory Group (TAG).  This was the fourth time that the TAG had met since the...
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...
We asked a dozen people to talk about inclusive green growth in Mozambique and Tanzania. Each had a slightly different take on the definition, but...
Five years into an ambitious programme exploring how to grow sustainable development practices in three distinct sections of growth corridors in Mozambique and Tanzania, we are beginning to see the...
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...
The IUCN WCPA Freshwater Specialist Group addresses a number of urgent issues relating to the conservation of adequate and representative areas of...
Freshwater Specialist Group Leaders Ian HARRISON Harmony PATRICIO The Specialist Group was appointed an important role for the next decade by the Stream 4 organizers of the 2014 IUCN World...
On 28 and29 May, and 9 and10 August, IUCN Lao PDR facilitated trainings in the Xe Champhone Ramsar Site in Savannakhet Province and Bueng Kiat Ngong...
The participants of these trainings included community representatives, Central, Provincial and District government staff, and academic professionals. Community representatives from 16 villages...

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