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In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—...
“We don’t need to tell the women about forests, they know their value and they’re ready to strike a balance between protecting and managing them.” – Jackie Siles, IUCN Global Gender Office Malawi... Read more
This blog post by Steve Bernacki, independent consultant for IUCN and technical advisor, reflects on a recent trip to Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and...
As we drive across three Cambodian provinces north of the Tonle Sap lake to meet local communities and government officials, we pass through a mixed-use landscape of rubber, mango, cashew and cassava... Read more
On 21 March 2017, in celebration of International Day of Forests, IUCN Europe participated in “The Value of Wood Forum”. Organised by REVOLVE Media...
The Forum consisted of two panel sessions: the first, moderated by MEP Paul Brannen (S&D/UK), discussed Sustainable Architecture and Construction and the second, moderated by MEP Henna Virkunnen... Read more
Project title: Watershed conservation and restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya Location: Puwakpitiya, Knuckles... Read more
Voices on Forests is a yearlong video series spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, science and events around forests. Check...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from IUCN and... Read more
Forest briefs share succinct and timely stories about activities, findings and achievements on a wide variety of IUCN's forest topics.
Intensive restoration assessment helps structure landscape-level incentives programme in Brazil A pioneering payment for ecosystem services programme in Brazil’s Espírito Santo state uses... Read more
In collaboration with IUCN Pakistan and the Planning & Development Department, the Environmental Cell of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal...
The International Day of Forests was celebrated on March 21. Theme of the year was “Forests and Energy”, the discussions of International Day of Forests focused on the role of Forests as Nature’s... Read more
Da Nang City, the third largest city in Viet Nam, is taking important initiatives to protect nature. Known as the most livable city in Viet Nam, Da...
GreenViet, a local NGO in Da Nang City, has led local communities in wildlife conservation since 2013, particularly through its efforts to protect the Endangered red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix... Read more
Forests are undoubtedly amongst the most valuable ecosystem service providers in the world. Their role extends to securing sustainable energy,...
The Bonn Challenge expresses the global effort to restore more than 150 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030. It underscores the... Read more
Young people have immense potential to contribute to forest conservation and restoration. Watch our video and read on to see how and why IUCN is...
In Colombia and Rwanda, young people have played a crucial role in furthering IUCN’s efforts to restore degraded and deforested landscapes using the forest landscape restoration (FLR) approach. At... Read more
By Michael Kwame Nkonu, IUCN SUSTAIN-Africa Programme Coordinator - Business and biodiversity are often seen as unrelated, at least, this is the case...
In Tanzania, engagement in biodiversity conservation is championed by business leaders through the CEO Roundtable of Tanzania (CEOrt) – a unique approach that could be instrumental in systemic... Read more
The Bonn Challenge is a global effort to bring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land into restoration by 2020 and 350 million by 2030. The 2020 target was launched at a high level... Read more

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