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  • IUCN World Conservation Congress: Planet at the crossroads - It will be held on 1-10 September 2016, Hawai'i.
  • CEM  -  The Commission on Ecosystem Management is one of IUCN’s six scientific Commissions. CEM is a network of volunteer experts, numbering 1,000, from around the world working on ecosystem management related issue.
  • Ecosystem Management Programme - The well-being of people all over the world depends on the various goods and services provided by ecosystems, including food, fuel, construction materials, clean water and air, and protection from natural hazards. Ecosystems, however, are under increasing pressure from unsustainable use and other threats including outright conversion. To address this concern, IUCN promotes the sound management of ecosystems through the wider application of the Ecosystem Approach – a strategy for the integrated management of land, water and living resources that places human needs at its centre, through the Ecosystem Management Programme
  • IUCN  -   International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.
  • WDPA  -   The World Database on Protected Areas is the most comprehensive global spatial dataset on marine and terrestrial protected areas available. Since 1981 UNEP-WCMC, through its Protected Areas Programme, has been compiling this information and making it available to the global community. The WDPA is a joint project of UNEP and IUCN, produced by UNEP-WCMC and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas working with governments and collaborating NGOs.

 

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