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Mangrove forests: Nature’s coast guard

Mangrove forests are among the world’s most underappreciated ecosystems. Yet these coastline barriers are crucial to our survival — they protect us from the ever-worsening storms.

Continent News: Antarctica 2018

As Antarctica's temperature increases, the continent´s biological isolation begins to break.

Assessing risks to marine ecosystems with the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

Researchers conducted the first IUCN-RLE assessment of an offshore marine ecosystem and listed the southern Benguela of South Africa as Endangered.

Seagrass meadows: the marine powerhouses

Seagrass meadows are among the world’s least known ecosystems. Yet these underwater gardens are crucial to our survival — they are among the most important blue carbon reservoirs on the planet.

2018 World Day to Combat Desertification: “Land has true value – Invest in it”

Land degradation leads to general decline in biodiversity and ecosystem services. IUCN works in favor of stronger understanding in regards to sustainable land management’s potential when addressing land degradation.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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