Uganda has made a significant pledge to the Bonn Challenge, committing to bring 2.5 million hectares of degraded and deforested land into restoration by 2020.
Brazil is vulnerable to climate change due to its complex, biologically diverse ecosystems, especially the Brazilian Amazon, which covers an area that is roughly the size of Western Europe.
If you want to go fast, go alone.
With support from IUCN’s forest programme, a collaborative research team led by Associate Research Professor Solange Filoso from the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) examined whether forest landscape restoration (FLR) po
Forests account for 28% of France's land area and are some of the most diverse in Europe, comprising more than 140 species of trees.
With the launch of the Restoration Opportunities Optimisation Tool (ROOT), the world has a better way of making decisions on ecosystem services, specifically in support of the people who actually rely on them.
IUCN’s Craig Beatty shares his thoughts on land degradation and species diversity, and affirms the need for biodiversity guidelines in forest landscape restoration assessments.