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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Mekong floods 2008
IUCN engages on this issue from multiple perspectives, from assessing the risks that climate change poses to advancing practical nature-based...
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) can improve lives, protect forests and biodiversity, and mitigate climate change...
Rights, Livelihoods and REDD+  Aims of a comprehensive REDD+ approach include: involving local communities; building the capacity of the most vulnerable and rural poor; conducting...
IUCN UNITAR Course on Integrated Planning for Climate Change and Biodiversity
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A lot is happening at the IUCN Global Forest and Climate Change Programme. Join the conversation and keep up to date on the latest news and findings...
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IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
As a child, Firushan would often go to the beach to play. Back then, the beach used to be covered in leaves that were swept there from the streets.
“The sand, the sea and the leaves made everything look beautiful and natural,” recalls Firushan. As Firushan got older, he noticed that items like empty water and soft drink bottles, food wrappers...
A walkway in Eifel nature park in Belgium
14 November 2017, 12:00 – 13:30 IUCN Pavilion at UNFCCC COP23, ''Bonn Zone'', Bonn
             By conserving nature and sustainably managing and restoring ecosystems, nature-based solutions (NbS) are a crucial part of the toolbox for...
Saturday, 11th of November 2017 (2:30 pm - 4 pm) UNFCCC COP 23 IUCN Pavilion (C.05 - Bonn Zone, Pavilion Area)
From the poles to the tropics, islands are highly vulnerable to climate change impacts but contribute minimally to greenhouse gas emissions. Particularly dependent on the health of their natural...
Resilience through Investing in Ecosystems - knowledge, innovation and transformation of risk management (RELIEF Kit) RELIEF Kit is a 3 year initiative (2015-2018) funded by the Japan...
Camargue National Reserve, France
Overview  Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) is the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of ecosystems to reduce disaster risk, with the aim to achieve...
Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...
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