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The ocean covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and support an extraordinarily diverse world. Only a fraction of it has been discovered so far and much of ocean life remains a mystery which IUCN experts are striving to unveil.
 

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  • BEST, EU Overseas, BESt 2.0

    28 new projects to be funded through BEST 2.0

    25.11.2016

    Following a positive and large response to the two calls for proposals launched in 2016 the European Commission has selected 28 new projects - 24 small scale and 4 medium scale - to be funded under the BEST 2.0 Programme. 

  • Fishermen and their families empty their boat after the morning's catch. Typhoon Haiyan, locally know as Yolanda, troubled water for weeks after it passed. November 2013.

    Safety net: climate change response and recovery in northern Panay, Philippines

    17.11.2016

    Typhoon Haiyan wrought destruction in the Philippines exactly three years ago, in November 2013. The island communities of northern Panay were particularly hard-hit. Recovery efforts relied heavily on coastal resources, and especially on fish for subsistence...

  • Sierra Nevada

    The IUCN Green List and Climate Change

    17.11.2016

    Protected and conserved areas have a critical role to play in mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change, and in reducing the risk of disasters caused by natural hazards and severe climate events. The IUCN Green List Standard contributes to advancing...

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