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Ecosystem Services

The earth’s ecosystems provide various services which are crucial for human well-being and economic development (e.g., supporting soil formation; providing...
Pastoral transhumance in Iran Photo: CENESTA

Ecosystem-based adaptation

Functioning globally through IUCN Country Offices (and the Washington D.C. Office), Members, and partners, IUCN promotes the use of biodiversity and ecosystem...
Mekong Floods 2008 Photo: Rob McWilliam

Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation

Climate change magnifies the existing risks and vulnerabilities associated with disasters, due to changing patterns of some hazards and due to increased...
EPIC Thailand Photo: Camille Buyck

Environment and Disasters

Ecosystems for resilience in the face of disasters and climate change The increasing incidence and severity of disasters such as hurricanes, floods and...
Guards in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Jim Thorsell

Environment and Peace

Theme Chairs Elaine Hsiao Bio Galeo Saintz Bio Main Areas of Work The...
March for Science Photo: Pixalbay

Environmental Education

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Rice manual threshing in Mauritania Photo: © IUCN / Ibrahim Thiaw


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Portuguese blenny (Parablennius ruber) Photo: Robert A. Patzner

EU biodiversity policy

Not only does biodiversity make the natural environment beautiful for humans to enjoy, but we also depend on it for providing the food, air, water, energy and...


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