Ecosystem Management

The well-being of people all over the world depends on healthy ecosystems to provide goods, like food and water, and services like climate regulation and protection from natural hazards.


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    EPIC project

    Learn more on our 5-year project on Ecosystems Protecting Infrastructure and Communities (EPIC) in 6 countries and read key lessons for effective ecosystem-based adaptation. 

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    Three priorities for China's national park programme


    With the introduction on 26 September of its comprehensive programme, China’s national park system enters its implementation phase. This raises questions about what kind of park is being established, who will manage it and how ordinary people will benefit.

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    Climate change a real threat to the Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants - UPDATE 2017


    In 2005, the Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group (IUCN / SSC) published The Top 50 Mediterranean Island Plants - Wild plants at the brink of extinction and what is needed to save them. A decade later, the publication has been updated to assess...

  • Taking ROOT: the launch of a new restoration tool


    With the launch of the Restoration Opportunities Optimisation Tool (ROOT), the world has a better way of making decisions on ecosystem services, specifically in support of the people who actually rely on them. 

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