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Lower Dniester wetland provides environmental s...
03 Dec 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Originally published here. Ecosystem services are the many and varied benefits that people receive free of charge ...
Colombo Declaration calls for tackling global n...
03 Dec 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Originally published here.Spearheaded by Sri Lanka, United Nations member states endorsed a proposed roadmap for a...
GEF announces new investment in Central America...
07 Nov 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
At the "Our Ocean" conference in Oslo, the head of the Global Environment Facility announced a $6.8 million contri...
The International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Ma...
05 Nov 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Marine Symposium (ITMEMS) is a flagship activity of the International...
Large Marine Ecosystem Approach: Getting ready ...
05 Nov 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Marine and coastal practitioners representing GEF and non-GEF funded projects, international and national organiza...
New study shows rising sea levels to submerge m...
02 Nov 2019 by LME:LEARN
As cited in the New York Times article (published 10/29/209), the research, recently produced by Climate Central, ...
Welcome to the IW:Learn Webinars!
30 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
We will hold two webinars in November: Tuesday 19. November: Communications Tuesday 26. November: Technical soluti...
Surveying The Most International River Basin In...
30 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Joint Danube Survey is the most extensive investigation of a large river and its tributaries in the world. Aft...
GEF Guidance Documents to Economic Valuation of...
30 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The GEF Guidance Document for Economic Valuation in IW Projects, prepared by UNIDO, has been completed and publish...
Fighting back against marine litter in the West...
30 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Marine litter has become an urgent issue across the world, with thousands of pieces of trash estimated to be afloa...
Applying the ecosystem approach to fisheries i...
30 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The GEF/FAO project on sustainable management of bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean bottom trawl fisheries (RE...
Using innovative technologies to strengthen t...
29 Oct 2019 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Trials carried out by the GEF-funded Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project explored the use of electronic monitoring sys...