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Contributing to a sustainable future in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, IUCN ECARO focuses on good governance, long-term protection of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources

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  • Yashikul Lake in Pamir in Tajikistan ©Shutterstock Nowak Luksaz Photo: ©Shutterstock Nowak Luksaz

    Fostering water, energy and food security in Central Asia

    25.01.2019

    Water represents one of the greatest challenges for Central Asia. As its population grows -projected to be 90 million people in 2050- so does the need for creating more jobs, producing more food, more energy - yet water resources are limited....

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    Capitalising on regional cooperation for post-2020 dialogue

    28.12.2018

    The fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity set the stage for more than 190 countries to step up efforts to protect the world’s ecosystems. The conference took place in Egypt, 17 – 29 November...

  • EnviroLens meeting, Vienna, 4-5 November 2018 Photo: Geoville

    Earth observation services for supporting environmental law enforcement

    17.12.2018

    EnviroLENS, a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission, will bring together information derived from satellite monitoring technology along with existing environmental laws and use it as direct evidence for law enforcement. EnviroLENS aims to...

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