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Marine ecosystems and their role in mitigating climate change

Marine ecosystems, in addition of being reservoirs of biodiversity, store more than half of the planet's CO2, even on a larger scale than the large terrestrial forests.  

Ecosystem services: Understanding riverine ecosystems and their contribution to human well-being

Healthy and sustainable riverine ecosystems, an example of ecosystem services!

RLE workshop for a regional red list of coastal ecosystems held in Brazil

Experts in coastal and marine ecosystems, managers and decision-makers from Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina gathered in Florianopolis for a three-day capacity building workshop on the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE), from October 29-31.

Protected areas, a mainstay of biodiversity conservation

They safeguard nature and cultural resources, improve livelihoods and boost sustainable development

IPBES Report: Transforming changes are necessary to restore and protect nature

Recent IPBES report warns that 75% of terrestrial ecosystems have been severely altered by human actions such as livestock and agriculture.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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