Bosques

Los bosques cumplen un importante papel en la regulación del clima a escala global, así como en la conservación de la biodiversidad y en el mantenimiento de las comunidades a escala local. Sin embargo están, así como la gente que depende de ellos, cada vez bajo mayor presión.

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    Money grows for trees: Financing FLR in Asia and beyond

    12.06.2018

    The loss of global tree cover reached a record 29.7 million hectares in 2016. While ambitious programmes across Asia to restore forest landscapes and help support rural communities are growing, there remains inadequate financing throughout the region and the...

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, World Heritage site Photo: IUCN / Elena Osipova

    World Heritage in-danger: Belize reef recovers while Lake Turkana faces dam threat – IUCN

    28.05.2018

    In-danger status can be lifted from the world’s second largest coral reef, Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in charge of advising the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on natural sites....

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    Inclusivity across 4 African landscapes

    28.05.2018

    Thought leaders from civil society, government and business are advancing a ‘landscape approach’ to land use and resource decision-making. Such an approach seeks to address the often-competing interests of different stakeholders across a landscape to engage...

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Restauración del Paisaje Forestal

La Restauración del Paisaje Forestal (FLR) es un proceso continuo de recuperación de las funciones ecológicas de los bosques y de mejoramiento del bienestar humano a lo largo de paisajes forestales deforestados o degradados. FLR es más que únicamente plantar árboles, se trata de la...

Lecturas rápidas

Dirigido a legisladores y periodistas, IUCN Issues Briefs brinda información clave sobre temas seleccionados en un formato de dos páginas (en inglés).

Forests and climate change

Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can...

Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation are the biggest threats to forests worldwide. Deforestation occurs when forests are converted to non-forest uses, such as agriculture and road construction....

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