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  • STATEMENT: Brazil Announces Goal of Restoring 22 Million Hectares of Degraded Land by 2030

    04.12.2016

    CANCÚN (December 3, 2016) –Today, Brazil’s Ministries of Agriculture and the Environment announced their intent to restore and promote sustainable agriculture across 22 million hectares of degraded land, the largest restoration commitment ever made by a...

  • Managed herds of reindeer are still commonly sighted roaming freely around the Seward Peninsula -- sometimes in unexpected places!

    Jeanette Koelsch: climate change and indigenous culture in Alaska

    17.11.2016

    Jeanette Koelsch is the Superintendent of Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Alaska, USA. Jeanette is a strong voice for both protected areas and for communities in the region. As an Alaskan Native she has strong personal connections with the...

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    The IUCN Green List and Climate Change

    17.11.2016

    Protected and conserved areas have a critical role to play in mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change, and in reducing the risk of disasters caused by natural hazards and severe climate events. The IUCN Green List Standard contributes to advancing...

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