Bosques

Los bosques cumplen un importante papel en la regulación del clima a escala global, así como en la conservación de la biodiversidad y en el mantenimiento de las comunidades a escala local. Sin embargo están, así como la gente que depende de ellos, cada vez bajo mayor presión.

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    Piecing together the case for nature-based solutions and the Paris Agreement

    14.01.2019

    There is indisputable evidence that achieving global climate objectives requires nature-based solutions. In light of the most recent climate science, and in preparation for the development of new or revision of existing national climate targets under the...

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    Forest Landscape Restoration in Caucasus and Central Asia

    10.12.2018

    Forest loss, land degradation and decline in ecosystems services is growing across the Caucasus and Central Asia region, resulting in loss of the biological and economic productivity of the land, decreases in environmental benefits, and a substantial negative...

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    Cocoa agroforestry in the Amazon: There’s an app for that

    06.12.2018

    A digital technology called AnaliSAFs is providing innovative and transformative solutions for cocoa agroforestry systems in the Amazon, making degraded and deforested lands more valuable for people and the planet.

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Restauración del Paisaje Forestal

La Restauración del Paisaje Forestal (FLR) es un proceso continuo de recuperación de las funciones ecológicas de los bosques y de mejoramiento del bienestar humano a lo largo de paisajes forestales deforestados o degradados. FLR es más que únicamente plantar árboles, se trata de la...

Lecturas rápidas

Dirigido a legisladores y periodistas, IUCN Issues Briefs brinda información clave sobre temas seleccionados en un formato de dos páginas (en inglés).

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Deforestation and forest degradation

Deforestation and forest degradation are the biggest threats to forests worldwide. Deforestation occurs when forests are converted to non-forest uses, such as agriculture and road construction....

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Forests and climate change

Forests are a stabilising force for the climate. They regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and supply goods and services that can...

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Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil is derived from the oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which is native to West Africa and grows best in tropical climates with abundant water. Three-quarters of total palm oil produced...

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