Student scholarships now available for Conservation Conference 2020

November 17-18 2020, Baltimore The Conservation Conference is an opportunity for students to join leaders in corporate social responsibility, environmental health and safety, government agencies and NGOs, and gain relevant and timely insight into the issues facing corporate conservation today.…

Two day National Workshop on Conservation and Management of Urban Wetland

By Sonia Kumari, IUCN CEM Young Professional. Wetlands are one of the world’s most productive ecosystems and play a pivotal role in ecological and economic wellbeing benefits. The ecological role of these wetlands is being undervalued, resulting in widespread loss…

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…

Rising for Nature: Youth at the UN Climate Action Summit and New York Climate Week

By Hailey May, Communications Lead, Youth4Nature. Youth4Nature is an international initiative focused on empowering youth to act on our biodiversity and climate crisis using nature-based solutions. It creates meaningful opportunities for young people through knowledge-sharing, capacity-building and storytelling. Youth4Nature delegation…