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Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Rio Doce Panel announced
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
Asamblea Comisión Binacional Sixaola
The capacities will be build in transboundary river basins and at national level to improve NDC´s implementation.  
AVE project developed Capacity Building Road Maps on EbA for Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras. Moreover, the project  is developing several training materials to guide EbA...
BRIDGE Projects
Only 3% of the earth’s water is freshwater; about two-thirds of it is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps and we have long over-stretched this precious resource. The world faces considerable...
Climate variability is already affecting the agricultural production in the region. Therefore, local stakeholders gathered on May 23rd and 24th...
The Sumpul river sub-basin, located on the border between Honduras and El Salvador, has a territorial extension of 867 km2, and jointly with the Mocal River constitutes the greater basin of the...
Ichhamati river, a transboundary river that flows through India and Bangladesh © Md. Maksudur Rahman
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins (...
IBBRI Regional Steering Committee and IUCN Staff
The importance of regional cooperation took centre stage at the first Steering Committee meeting and inception workshop for the Indo-Burma Ramsar...
The event shared the Ramsar Regional initiative’s vision with the wider wetlands community and officially launched the new regional wetlands project “Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in...
The IUCN BRIDGE projects works towards building river dialogue and governance in transboundary basins. Globally, over 276 lake and river basins...
A new video, produced by the IUCN BRIDGE team, aims to give an insight into the learning and dialogue that takes place during BRIDGE workshops. Entitled ‘BRIDGE: How to build water cooperation across...
I pulled my phone out of my pocket to find a new message: I was out of service and increased data charges would apply. For the next six days, contact...
Freedom to be present and to engage with a remote fishing village accessible by over an hour’s motorboat ride through the winding canals of recently-restored mangrove forest in Koh Kong Province,...
Vivero Forestal, San Marcos de Guatemala
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
Situbondo, one of East Java’s regencies, is situated on the north coast between Probolinggo and Banyuwangi, in Indonesia. The area is abundant with...
Since 2000, Situbondo’s mangrove coverage has reduced significantly, largely due to large-scale conversion of mangrove forests into shrimp ponds and for milkfish aquaculture along the coast of...
To address a growing waste management problem in Cambodia, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) funded a project implemented by the Center for Biodiversity...
Without proper disposal and treatment, contaminants from solid waste can leach into soils and nearby water sources. These contaminants often find their way into freshwater and marine ecosystems,...

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