Visualizations as a tool to increase community engagement in climate change adaptation decision-making

By Meredith DeCock-Caspell, IUCN CEM Young Professional. As coastal zones become increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, many communities become paralyzed with how to move forward. Planning to adapt will not get you anywhere. Maintaining the status quo…

Experience at IUCN Headquarters to work on Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)

By Claire Pedrot, IUCN CEM Young Professional. In 2014, after a few years in Canada (I'm French), the opportunity to work at IUCN Headquarters for a 3-month maternity leave replacement occurred. I was fortunate enough to stay there longer, a…

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.…

CuencasVerdes (= Green Basins): Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) with local communities

The implementation of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) relies principally on the alliance with local communities, that enriches not only the project results but the experience during its process. Speaking specifically on the experience of the EbA project CuencasVerdes (= Green Basins),…