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Preserving life and land in Kenya

Preserving life and land in Kenya

In the Garba Tula dryland district in North-East Kenya, IUCN and the Wildlife Resource Advocacy are working with the local people and government to ensure the fair and sustainable use of the dryland ecosystem.

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It all comes back to you

It all comes back to you

Even the simplest everyday actions can have an impact on the environment. And in the end they all come back to us.

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SOS – Save Our Species!

SOS – Save Our Species!

Save Our Species (SOS) is a global coalition to build the biggest species conservation fund, supporting on-the-ground field conservation projects all over the world. SOS brings together the scientific and successfully proven expertise of the 3 founding partners and leading organizations engaged in the conservation of nature – IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), GEF (Global Environment Facility) and the World Bank.

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Nature – our trusted ally in climate change fight

Nature – our trusted ally in climate change fight

This film explains the two solutions IUCN sees to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change – reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD), as well as ecosystems based adaptation.

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Rwanda – Back to the Garden

Rwanda – Back to the Garden

Rwanda is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth – it’s home to some amazing biodiversity, and its ecosystems are important far beyond its boundaries. This beauty is also functional – Rwanda’s biodiversity, water and soil fertility nourish the wildlife and the people living in the area. An ambitious initiative aims to restore the country and reduce poverty in the region by actively improving the environment.

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Forests for the 21st Century – Part 3

Forests for the 21st Century – Part 3

More than half of the world’s forest cover has been removed and deforestation is responsible for nearly 20 per cent of global carbon emissions. This is part 2 of a series of videos produced by the UK Forestry Commission looking at examples of what is being done to combat this.

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Chilika Lagoon in India brought to life

Chilika Lagoon in India brought to life

This video shows how, thanks to joint efforts of international organisations including IUCN’s Member Wetlands International and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Chilika Lagoon in India has been reconnected to the sea, bringing its biodiversity back to the lagoon, increasing its fish resources seven fold and dramatically improving the livelihoods of local people.

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Climate change and the oceans

Climate change and the oceans

How does climate change affect the oceans and marine biodiversity?

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