Climate Change

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Climate Change” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN engages on this issue from multiple perspectives, from assessing the risks that climate change poses to biodiversity, to advancing practical...
Today is the 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification which is being observed all over the world to promote awareness on international efforts to...
The issue of degradation of land is being seriously felt around the globe as the demand for food is increasing with the burgeoning world population. There are multiple factors that are contributing...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green...
The Ecosystem based Adaptation and Mitigation Thematic Group of IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), will promote the science and...
Thematic Group Lead Hannah Gosnell and Angela Boag  SC Focal PointAngela Andrade The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as the “adjustment in natural or human...
The pervasive nature and scale of land degradation is currently undermining the well-being of two fifths of humanity, according to an IUCN co-...
The Land Degradation Assessment Report, produced by Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), is the first comprehensive examination of the global...
In a special World Environment Day op-ed, Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director for IUCN Asia and Director of IUCN's Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania,...
Known for its beautiful beaches and coral reefs, Trat Province, on the eastern coast of Thailand, is struggling with a very real problem. Like other coastal areas in the country, the province is...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) celebrated their...
Speaking at the event, Director General SPREP Kosi Latu recognised the 25 years of SPREP’s operation in the Pacific region as an independent regional organisation. “We are here to commemorate 25...
This section provides information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and regional level as a contribution to the development,...
  Climate Change and Amazonia: A Plight for a Regional Approach Photo: Maria Tigre by Maria Antonia Tigre (WCEL Member; Senior Attorney, Environment Program,...
On 21st May, 2018, public awareness campaign on biodiversity conservation, land use planning and climate change resilience using a community radio,...
The campaign aims to produce and broadcast interactive programme on biodiversity conservation, land use planning and climate change resilience featuring practitioners / experts working on the ground...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
From April 24 to April 27 IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a workshop in Beung Kiat Ngong (BKN) wetlands in Pathoumphone District, Champasak Province. The...
Opening remarks were by Mr. Lonkham, the head of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion in Lao PDR. He said he was “happy to host the first R-METT workshop in Laos” and that “the R-METT is...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2018-06-11: TERMS OF REFERENCE: RE-OPEN CALL - IUCN-Med is looking for a consultant to develop a Mediterrranean Marine Protected Area and Climate Change Online...

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