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When it Comes To Restoring The Natural World, Each One Of Us Can Make a Difference
By Luiz Moraes, Co-Chair, SER2021, The 9th World Conference on Ecological Restoration Founded over three decades ago, the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) advances the science, practice, and…
Turning the tide on deforestation – challenges and opportunities
Mette Løyche Wilkie, Chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests and Director, Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; and Malgorzata Buszko-Briggs, Senior…
Reimagine a better future with Aidan Gallagher
Aidan Gallagher, actor, singer-musician and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme explains how the Paris Climate Agreement is our roadmap to creating…
This Earth Day, join #GenerationRestoration​ with Alec Baldwin
Our world needs transformational change. People and the planet are only as healthy as the ecosystems we all depend on. Bringing degraded ecosystems back to life –…
Looking to help restore the natural world? Here’s your guide.
Food, water, medicine, energy: the planet’s ecosystems provide the essentials of life, so long as they’re taken care of. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been happening.…
New grants support conservation and restoration of marine habitats
Coral reefs, mangroves and sea grasses are crucial for life above and below water. These aquatic habitats do everything from house fish, to store carbon to protect…
Editorial by Maria Helena Semedo: Restoring our forests provides a path to recovery and well-being
By Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Today we mark the International Day of Forests, and never before has there been greater…
1st World Rewilding Day on the 20th of March 2021 – the sun Equinox
Banner photo: Jeroen Helmer / Rewilding Europe The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is the right global initiative at the right time, and urgently needed as we face the prospect of global…
"The Restoration Decade belongs to all of us" Interview with Bruno Oberle, new IUCN Director General
Of all the times in recent history to assume a new leadership position, mid-2020 was surely among the toughest. Nevertheless, this did not deter Bruno Oberle from stepping into a new appointment as…
Kenya’s wetlands: a financing challenge
Lake Naivasha in southern-central Kenya is famed for its flower farms, fisheries and diverse wildlife, including buffalos, hippos and Eurasian migratory birds. The…
Six agricultural heritage sites demonstrate how we can manage ecosystems sustainably
FAO has designated these remarkable systems as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS). These are agricultural sites where local communities use their surroundings and natural…
Opinion: Why care about Nitrogen and Ecosystem Restoration?
Loss of nitrogen to the environment causes a plethora of pollution problems.  In addition to contributing to air pollution and climate change, it has a massive impact on ecosystems. One of the big…