Ecosystems

Today, the European Commission published the “EU Action Plan for nature, people and the economy,” following the results from the fitness check of the...
The EU Action Plan includes 15 actions that aim to improve the Nature Directives implementation in order to reach the EU’s biodiversity targets for 2020. Among these actions, the plan proposes to... Read more
Project title: Integrated Strategic Environment Assessment for the Northern Province of Sri Lanka (ISEA-North): Lessons learned Location: Northern Sri Lanka Duration: 30 June 2016 to 30... Read more
Project Title: Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in the Lower Mekong Region through a Ramsar Regional Initiative Location: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam Duration: 1 January,... Read more
Project title: Watershed conservation and restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya Location: Puwakpitiya, Knuckles... Read more
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based... Read more
Situbondo, one of East Java’s regencies, is situated on the north coast between Probolinggo and Banyuwangi, in Indonesia. The area is abundant with...
Since 2000, Situbondo’s mangrove coverage has reduced significantly, largely due to large-scale conversion of mangrove forests into shrimp ponds and for milkfish aquaculture along the coast of... Read more
A new website (available in French and English) devoted to Important Plant Areas (IPA) and plant conservation in the Mediterranean has been created...
Not only does this website gives information about the IPAMed project and partners, but it also gives the opportunity to visualize IPAs located in the IPAMed partners countries (Algeria, Tunisia,... Read more
A National Wetland Management Committee was successfully established at the "Pre-Consultation and Forming a Wetlands Management Committee Workshop”,...
40 participants from the Ministry of Mon State, the Head of Department, NGOs, Local community members and stakeholders from Mon and the Bago region attended the workshop at the Rehmonnya Hotel... Read more
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has launched a call for proposals for projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and parts of...
CEPF is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems. Since 2013, IUCN, the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-... Read more
  South Asia Region Network of IUCN CEM The South Asian regional network of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM-SA) includes five countries Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives and... Read more
Fiji, 8-10 March 2017-IUCN convened representatives from both the disaster management and environment sector from 10 pacific countries during a...
The past few years saw important developments in the disaster risk management sector. The need to shift efforts from responding to disasters towards more proactive risk reduction is being emphasized... Read more
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... Read more

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