Ecosystem Management

Community-based ecological mangrove restoration against coastal hazards   The problem Thailand has experienced a rapid loss of coastal mangroves due to a range of natural and... Read more
Project Objective: By 2030, countries affected by desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) achieve LDN by avoiding, minimizing and...
Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) worldwide by 2030 is included as target 15.3 in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which were adopted by the United Nations General... Read more
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought...
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On 22 May the global community marks ‘International Biodiversity Day’, celebrating the variety of life on earth. Yet, extinction risks range from...
The newly launched report from the Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme also identifies a series of global ‘hotspots’ where tensions over international waterways could rise over the... Read more
La Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas puede ser flexible y algunas veces puede ser complementaria a la infraestructura gris y junto con la Reducción de...
Honolulu, Hawaii, 3 de Septiembre.  En el marco del Congreso Mundial de Conservación de la Naturaleza, se llevó a cabo un Campus de la Conservación llamado:  “Evidencia desde el Campo para... Read more
Piet Wit, the chair of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) is stepping down after successfully fulfilling two terms from 2008 to 2016.
A familiar face to many within and outside of IUCN, Piet has been a member of the CEM Steering Committee since 1996, serving as deputy chair under Hillary Masundire. In the beginning of his... Read more
Community-based coastal resources management works: IUCN recently visited two successful ‘crab banks’ in Bang Son Bay, where crab resources are...
Populations of blue swimming crabs and other crab species in the Gulf of Thailand have been declining due to overfishing and other pressures on marine resources. In order to restore crab populations... Read more
Earlier this month, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and IUCN Thailand organised a two-day training course for 30 representatives from...
One of the training's highlights was the presentation of Thailand’s National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan. The session, which was facilitated by the Office of Natural Resources and... Read more
Trat Province has become a hotspot for Integrated Coastal Management in Thailand. To coordinate efforts among various projects and organisations,...
Trat Province is one of Thailand’s newly designated Special Economic Zones (SEZ). Bordering Cambodia, this coastal province is acknowledged for being one of the most important habitats for coastal... Read more
Over the course of three days, several partners including IUCN, the University of Hawai’i Manoa and the Hawai’i Green Growth came together during the...
Starting with a tour lead by the University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program on 1 September 2016, participants were introduced to the threats posed by climate change and the challenges that invasive... Read more
The National Congress on Climate Change, held in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, drew more than 700 people, including representatives of government,...
Guatemala, October 10, 2016. The 2nd National Congress on Climate Change was held on October 5,6 and 7 in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, drawing more than 700 people from government and non-governmental... Read more

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