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Nature-based Solutions & Young Professionals: Perceptions and Integration

IUCN CEM, in collaboration with Ficus Peru, Youth in Landscapes, International Forestry Student Association (IFSA), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, gaia-liNc, and Youth4Nature, are hosting an event at the World Conservation Congress’ NbS Pavillion: "Nature-based Solutions and Young Professionals…

Native vegetation loss monitoring in Brazilian Biomes

By Flora Martins, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The monitoring of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon carried out by the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) is well known. Through the Gross Amazon Deforestation Monitoring Project, PRODES, INPE has developed an…

‘My Ganga-My Dolphin’ Campaign- A participatory approach to conservation of Ganges River Dolphin and its habitat in India

By Mohd Shahnawaz Khan, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The habitat of the Ganges River Dolphin is under intense anthropogenic pressure (particularly in Ganga Basin), resulting in the decline of biodiversity due to habitat loss or degradation. Habitat degradation through pollution,…

Nature-based solutions as a pathway to increase community-resilience

By Ishita Jalan. We live in the age of crisis where countries are being constantly challenged with systemic problems and have very little time to act. COVID-19 global pandemic has shaken the world with its deadly and unpredictable nature. Further…