Ecosystem Management

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
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
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
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
Increasing challenges with disasters are linked to environmental degradation but yet are not always recognized as an environmental emergency. The 6th...
“Is nature a viable solution for disaster risk reduction?” This was a question posed to the 36 workshop participants from Western, Central, Eastern and Southern Africa convened by IUCN in... Read more
Following the launch of the new PANORAMA platform at the recent IUCN World Conservation Congress, the partnership and web platform is growing and...
Cutting the ribbon during the official launch of the third thematic portal of the PANORAMA platform (left to right: Arno Sckeyde, GIZ; Harald Lossack, GIZ; Tanja Gönner, GIZ; Trevor Sandwith, IUCN;... Read more
After a year of strategic cooperation between the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) Thailand and IUCN Thailand, a meeting was held on...
The meeting was chaired by the Director General of DMCR, Ms. Suthiluck Raviwan and attended by the Director of Mangrove Conservation Office, the Director of Research and Development Institute... Read more
On February 2nd the world celebrates its wetlands – complex ecosystems that provide a wide variety of services and benefits for people and nature. ...
'Wetlands and disaster risk reduction' is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2017 (WWD17). Spearheaded by the Ramsar Convention, WWD17 will focus on how wetlands can be protected, restored,... Read more

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