Blog Posts

Nature-based Solutions in Peru: Challenges and opportunities for the cities of the country

By Diego Alonso Portugal Del Pino, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Nature-based Solutions Thematic Group. Spanish version of this post can be read here. In 2015, together with colleagues from different fields of study, we decided to create an NGO Ficus Peru,…

Nature-based Solutions and social cohesion in Latin America

By Diego Portugal Del Pino, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Nature-based Solutions Thematic Group. On my first post, I wrote about the definitions and challenges ahead of Nature-based Solutions (NbS). In this post, I would like to draw attention to the actions…

Deteriorating environment triggered by Climate change in Atlantic Canada

By Salima, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The impacts of Climate change are already felt by communities throughout the world amid debates over how, when, and whether we should phase out fossil fuels and undertake more serious measures to reduce emissions.…