The highly degraded lowlands surrounding Mt. Hekla in Iceland are being restored back to a lush birch woodland ecosystem by the ambitious Hekluskógar restoration project.
IUCN-CEM is a network of professionals whose mission is to act as a source of advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and biological diversity.
Fighting land degradation and restoring degraded land by strengthening institutional capacity and motivating individuals in developing countries to deal with [...]
Nomadic herding husbandry has been the economic backbone of Mongolia for centuries, but is now contributing to severe landscape degradation across the Mongolian plateau due to recent increase in the number of livestock and unsustainable grazing practices.