Blog Posts

Large-scale Reforestation Projects to hit California

By IUCN CEM YPN. Wildfires are getting larger and more intense in California with hundreds of thousands of acres burning and thousands of homes being lost and hundreds of thousands evacuating annually. Land Life Company, an Amsterdam-based, multinational reforestation company,…

Improving Crop Residue Management across north-west India to combat deadly air pollution

By Anushree Bhattacharjee, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The Indian capital city of Delhi has unfortunately received negative media attention recently as having one of the worst air pollution levels across the world, especially during the winter months. Although some studies…

Maka Ump Dehe: Cloud Forest Ecosystem Management for the rescue of the Pantepec River and culture

By Angel Daen Morales Garcia, IUCN CEM Young Professional. Indigenous region of the Sierra Otomí-Tepehua, is in the Sierra Madre Oriental in the northeastern state of Hidalgo in Mexico. Pollution, deforestation, unsustainable management of ecosystems, and the desertification severely affect…

Nature-based Solutions – New Global Standards

By Deepu Sivadas, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are increasingly accepted and being implemented to address our societal challenges related with Climate Change, Disaster Risk, Water Security, Food Security, Human Health and Socioeconomic Development. After a…

Sustainability is a lifestyle

By Somaya Magdy Ghoraba, IUCN CEM Young Professional. Achieving sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. It is not only about nations taking comprehensive actions; however, very little actions can make a difference. It is not surprising that our lifestyle and habits of…