This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Forests.
IUCN to enhance countries’ restoration efforts under the Paris climate agreement as Bonn Challenge passes 160 million hectares
Bonn, Germany – At the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) in Bonn, Germany, IUCN shared its plans for increased effort to enhance countries...
The event also welcomed new restoration pledges from the governments of Chiapas (Mexico) and Nigeria, which now bring the total Bonn Challenge commitments to 160.2 million hectares. “The voice...
Once-abundant ash tree and antelope species face extinction – IUCN Red List
North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations,...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reveals a dramatic decline of grasshoppers and millipedes endemic to Madagascar, and the extinction of the Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat. The IUCN Red List now...
Mangroves against the storm
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By digging their roots in tropical shores, mangroves not only defend against rising tides and extreme weather, but they have the potential to change...
Mangroves are critical coastal ecosystems that impact our lives. They nourish biodiversity as nursery grounds for many coastal and marine species and...
A short look at Mangroves against the storm IUCN and The Nature Conservancy are producing a global map with cutting edge analysis on the potential for, and...
SDG2 and forest landscape restoration come together at COP23
Climate action for zero hunger is the theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) on November 14th. IUCN and the International Food...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture will be discussed...
Forest events, discussions and chronicles at COP23
Forests are fundamental to climate change dialogues at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Congress of Parties 23 (UNFCCC COP23...
Key forest events at IUCN Pavilion, Nov. 8 & 14 Wednesday, November 8 The morning will begin with a look at a new analysis of the role of nationally determined...
IUCN Forest Chronicles at COP23
During the UN Climate Change Conference, the IUCN Forest Team will be immersed in important dialogues, discussions and events. Each day, they will...
Day 1 - Monday, November 6: Carole Saint-Laurent, Deputy Director, Knowledge, Policy and Environmental Governance It's exciting to be here at another UNFCCC COP - I must have attended...
The Restoration Initiative (TRI): Scaling up support for forest landscape restoration
The Restoration Initiative (TRI) is a programme to help countries restore degraded landscapes at scale. With $54 million in grant support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), TRI unites...
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Forest landscape restoration: Unlocking the mitigation and adaptation potential of the forest and land sector IUCN advocates that NDCs, in order to be strengthened, should be translated into...
Key forest events at the IUCN Pavilion
Forests are fundamental to climate change dialogues, as reflected in IUCN's COP23 key messages. This year in Bonn, Germany, at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
Civil Society Organisations launch vision for cooperative governance of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basins
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
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