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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    The Restoration Initiative: A chance to learn from one another

    14.03.2019

    The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme partners gathered for a 5-day knowledge sharing and planning workshop. The workshop offered the first real-...

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    Restoration without borders in West Africa

    12.03.2019

    West Africa remains one of the most biologically rich places on the planet, containing more than 9000 species of plants, a thousand species of butterflies, and is among the global hotspots for mammal diversity. Other species follow suit to make these...

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    MaliVerde & MaliBuluu Fund concept gains steam

    11.03.2019

    An IUCN concept for an inclusive finance fund is a finalist in the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance – 2019. We hope that this is just a start.

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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).

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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...

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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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Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...

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