Climate Change

Emmanuel Macron, Ban Ki-moon and Laurent Fabius presenting the Pact
High-level politicians, international jurists, and scholars convened in Paris on 23-24 June to finalize and launch the preliminary draft of the “...
A new initiative to prepare, introduce, and eventually adopt the “Global Pact for the Environment” is being chaired by Laurent Fabius (President of the Constitutional Council of the French Republic...
White Ash (Fraxinus americana)
North America’s most widespread and valuable ash tree species are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations,...
Today’s IUCN Red List update also reveals a dramatic decline of grasshoppers and millipedes endemic to Madagascar, and the extinction of the Christmas Island Pipistrelle bat. The IUCN Red List now...
IUCN engages in a variety of climate change-related events at the global, regional, and national levels.  UPCOMING EVENTS:   IUCN will participate in the 23rd...
Taller Península de Yucatán, México.
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Project areas of work: Colombia, Tanzania, Vietnam
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase...
The project results and demonstrations will provide illustrative recommendations for legal planning tools that meet development objectives and reinforce an ecosystem-based approach in the protected...
IDDRI
In order to promote biodiversity in the implementation of nature-based solutions in climate policies, five recommendations were made to guide the...
These recommendations are presented in two reports which have just been published in the form of a study and a policy brief focusing on Morocco and Tunisia, the two Mediterranean countries...
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...
Xaya Pixcaya
Through the project, 150 families have benefited directly, with indirect benefits to 500 families (3000 people).  
Guatemala City, August 2017. The sub-basins of the Xayá and Pixcayá rivers are essential in Guatemala City, contributing up to 50% of the daily volume of water of superficial origin that is consumed...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2017-09-13: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for a consultant to Terms of Reference Capacity Needs Assessment and Capacity Building Strategy...
Making of zaï pits in Tougou village, Burkina Faso
By Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General  
Tougou village in northern Burkina Faso has a challenging climate for farming. During the dry season, which lasts from November to May, the Harmattan blows – a dry, dusty wind coming in from the...
At the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, IUCN highlighted the...
IUCN events In addition to following the official negotiations, and briefing and supporting negotiators in advancing its key policy messages, IUCN’s engagement in Paris focused on generating...
Horses, Mongolia
Failure to up investment in protecting and restoring drylands – soils in particular – could put future food supplies at risk and hamper efforts to...
Drylands, which include habitats such as savannahs, mist forests and oases, cover 41% of all land on Earth. They are home to one third of the world’s population and store 36% of global terrestrial...

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