The Bonn Challenge and the three Rio conventions all acknowledge the important contribution of forests and land to the achievement of their respective goals and objectives. Many forest and land-use solutions that contribute to climate change adaptation and mitigation also combat desertification, land degradation, and conserve or restore biodiversity. This brief presents a snapshot of opportunities for integrated measures to increase restoration ambition and action and demonstrate impact in a complementary and mutually supporting manner.
Author: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Publisher: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Keyword(s): biodiversity loss, Bonn Challenge, climate change, forest landscape restoration, forests, land degradation, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration