Ecosistemas

El bienestar de las personas de todo el mundo depende de ecosistemas en buena salud, que proporcionen bienes, como alimentos y agua, y servicios, como la regulación del clima y la protección contra riesgos naturales.

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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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Peatlands and climate change

Peatlands are a type of wetlands that occur in almost every country on Earth, currently covering 3% of the global land surface. The term ‘peatland’ refers to the peat soil and the wetland habitat...

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Drylands and land degradation

Drylands are places of water scarcity, where rainfall may be limited or may only be abundant for a short period. They experience high mean temperatures, leading to high rates of water loss to...

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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Communities have been adapting to climate variability for centuries, but today their coping mechanisms are being outpaced by the fast-changing climate. Shifting weather patterns as a result of...

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