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IUCN Global Standard for NbS

Friday, July 24, 2020

On Thursday 23 July, IUCN launched the first-ever Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions.

In two high-level virtual events, stakeholders around the world joined leaders and champions of NbS from the private and public sector, to find out more about what is being done worldwide and what can be done with the Standard, to mainstream Nature-based Solutions and redefine our relationship with nature.

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IUCN Council adopts first-ever Global Standard on Nature-based Solutions

Friday, February 28, 2020

The first-ever Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions has been developed by IUCN. Last week, the IUCN Council adopted the standard, clearing the way for it to be launched at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in June.

With growing global concern over the biodiversity and climate crises, the importance of nature-based solutions has been widely recognised from the United Nations and national governments to the private sector and civil society.

IUCN NCUK River restoration & biodiversity expert workshop report

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Restoration of river habitats by restoring physical habitats offers significant opportunities for improvements to biodiversity. To date in the UK and Republic of Ireland (RoI) there have been many different examples and types of restoration work undertaken. Despite this progress there remain issues relating to the quality of the evidence base for restoration, its implementation and its promotion as a viable strategy to improve river biodiversity, ecosystem status and maintain the key services that we rely on.

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