Public-private partnership to improve agricultural practices in Mexico

By Vania Olmos Lau, Commission Member, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. The private sector holds immense power to activate change. They have solid structures and resources; increasingly, the private sector has the interest and will to activate business for the…

“From the Forest to the Classroom” Promoting environmental education in an Ecuadorian biodiversity hotspot

By Diego Alonso Portugal Del Pino, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Nature-based Solutions Thematic Group. In this blog, I will provide a brief description of gaia-liNc's first project, "From the Forest to the Classroom" where my team and I will be designing…

Environmental Challenges and Conservation in the Lut Desert

By Somayeh Zahabnazouri, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The Lut Desert was the first natural heritage site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO in 2015. This region has been suffering from a too harsh environmental condition due to its hot,…

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…