Follow the Journey of the Youth in Landscapes Initiative Restoration Stewards

By Vania Olmos Lau, IUCN CEM Young Professional. In 2019 at UNFCCC COP25, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative Steering Committee was lucky to meet in person. We dreamt about what we wanted to do in 2020, in light of the…

Large-scale Reforestation Projects to hit California

By IUCN CEM YPN. Wildfires are getting larger and more intense in California with hundreds of thousands of acres burning and thousands of homes being lost and hundreds of thousands evacuating annually. Land Life Company, an Amsterdam-based, multinational reforestation company,…

Improving Crop Residue Management across north-west India to combat deadly air pollution

By Anushree Bhattacharjee, IUCN CEM Young Professional. The Indian capital city of Delhi has unfortunately received negative media attention recently as having one of the worst air pollution levels across the world, especially during the winter months. Although some studies…

Maka Ump Dehe: Cloud Forest Ecosystem Management for the rescue of the Pantepec River and culture

By Angel Daen Morales Garcia, IUCN CEM Young Professional. Indigenous region of the Sierra Otomí-Tepehua, is in the Sierra Madre Oriental in the northeastern state of Hidalgo in Mexico. Pollution, deforestation, unsustainable management of ecosystems, and the desertification severely affect…

Nature-based Solutions – New Global Standards

By Deepu Sivadas, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are increasingly accepted and being implemented to address our societal challenges related with Climate Change, Disaster Risk, Water Security, Food Security, Human Health and Socioeconomic Development. After a…

Yoga, Litter, and Urban Parks CoalitionWILD and #NatureForAll Select Three Finalists for the Greenhouse

What do yoga, litter, and urban parks have in common? In most cases, not much. However, in the case of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (#IUCNCongress), they are the topics of the three finalists chosen for the CoalitionWILD #NatureForAll Greenhouse…