This report presents 10 examples of
Ecosystem-based Adaptation taking
place in both developing and developed countries, at national, regional, and local scales, and in marine, terrestrial, and freshwater environments.

A report on the national and continental conservation status of African and Asian rhinoceros species, trade in specimens of rhinoceros, stocks of specimens of rhinoceros and stock
management, incidents of illegal killing of rhinoceroses, enforcement issues, and conservation actions and management strategies, with an evaluation of their effectiveness.

Kolkata is the fourth Asian city that is most vulnerable to the effects of climate change according to this latest WWF report. Dhaka, Manila and Jakarta top this ranking of 11 most climate vulnerable Asian cities and are followed by Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh and Shanghai.

This document provides an overview of the interactions between the ocean and climate and describes the impacts of climate change on the marine ecosystems and the goods and services
they provide human society. Further, it outlines a set

The IUCN report, The Management of Natural Coastal Carbon Sinks, launched at the climate change and protected area summit in Granada, Spain. The first in-depth study revealing the latest science of marine ecosystems, such as seagrass meadows, mangroves and salt marshes, shows that they have a much greater capacity to progressively trap carbon than land carbon sinks, such as forests.

This document is the first issue of new Policy Brief series, presented by Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI).
These briefs are designed to provide timely analysis and policy guidance on emerging subsidy issues.

The first brief canvasses the G-20 recent call to phase out subsidies to fossil fuels and considers how to turn the announcement into action.

This publication intends to provide guidance on the benefits of, and ways to integrate environmental concerns into disaster risk reduction strategies (DRR) at the local and national levels. The questions this guidance note answers are: What are healthy ecosystems and ecosystem management? How can we integrate these environmental considerations into DRR?


This latest IUCN paper presents a vision for drylands that makes their sustainable development a global responsibility. Focuses on maximizing the opportunities that exist for sustainable dryland development and empowerment of local people at national and international levels.