Climate Change

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Climate Change” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN engages on this issue from multiple perspectives, from assessing the risks that climate change poses to biodiversity, to advancing practical...
The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030) was officially adopted by the UN General Assembly. El Salvador, joined by 71 co-sponsors, sets the...
On March 1, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030. The proposal was led by El Salvador which positioned the restoration of ecosystems as a key nature-...
The IUCN CEESP Specialist Group on Gender (SGG) aims to strengthen the understanding of and promote the full achievement of gender equality and women...
  Specialist Group on Gender Chair   Meher Marker NoshirwaniBio   CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the...
A lot is happening at the IUCN Global Forest and Climate Change Programme. Join the conversation and keep up to date on the latest news and findings...
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As part of the BMUB-IKI funded Scaling Up Mountain Ecosystem Based Adaptation project, an IUCN delegation from the Asia Regional Office and Nepal...
The Namey Nichu watershed, located in Paro district is a medium-sized watershed managed by a community forest (CF) group, as part of a 10-year forest management plan developed by the group. Located...
It is with great sadness that IUCN Asia announces that conservationist Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019. His passing is a tremendous loss...
Lew served as the manager of Mai Po wetlands in Hong Kong for many years, then as Senior Programme Officer for Asia-Oceania for the Ramsar Convention Secretariat in Switzerland, and last but not...
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, IUCN, through its Mangroves for the Future programme, in collaboration with the Southeast...
The toolkit aims to help coastal and fisheries management practitioners, such as programme officers and technical advisors from development and environmental agencies, develop baseline knowledge...
Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the...
This was the clear message that emerged when representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on 12-15 February to learn more about human-wildlife conflicts, with specific focus on...
The IUCN CEM Peatland Specialist Group’s work aims to bring together an international network of experts to share good practice, build consensus on...
THEMATIC GROUP LEADS Clifton Bain and  Maria Nuutinen  Tweets by @IUCNpeat SC Focal point: Jonathan Hughes OVERVIEW Peatlands exist in at least 175 countries, covering 3% of the world’s land...
The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share...
This was the clear message that emerged at the MFF completion workshop held in Bangkok, Thailand on February 13, 2019. The workshop presented MFF’s achievements over the years, its plans moving...
Caribbean and Central American countries gathered in Barbados to exchange best practices, share experiences and work around the Sixth National Report...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, February 18, 2019– Plants and animals are being lost from our land and oceans at an alarming rate, but there is a closing window to take action. Many countries are making bold ...
National land-use planning laws and institutional frameworks are essential for materializing the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 into concrete local action. Land-use planning laws not...

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