Message from the Director General: 2011 International Year of Forests

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre talks about her hopes for 2011, the International Year of Forests.


Forests for the 21st Century

What if we could put back our lost forests, restore their vital functions, cool the planet, protect wildlife, rescue lives...sustainably? Economically?


Forests and poverty: the latest thinking

Gill Shepherd, IUCN's Thematic Adviser on Poverty and Landscapes, speaks on the latest thinking on forests and poverty, drawing from lessons that have come out of IUCN's innovative 'Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy' (LLS).


Building resilience to climate change

See how successful restoration of damanged natural ecosystems can improve human well-being.