Joint solutions to safeguard healthy ecosystems: highlights

Sustainable development requires aligning the interests of different stakeholders to strike a balance between economic, environmental and social values. Almost 200 civil society organisations are working passionately and collaboratively towards this goal. How? We highlighted some of this work and key achievements in an online publication.

Header photo: Estación Los Tres Gigantes (c) Guyra Paraguay

Natural ecosystems provide both habitat for wildlife species and important goods and services for people, such as fresh water and climate resilience. Yet unsustainable production and the effects of climate change are increasing pressure on ecosystems worldwide.

In strategic partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IUCN NL and WWF Netherlands, almost 200 civil society organisations are working passionately and collaboratively towards safeguarding healthy ecosystems. Results thus far are positive: in 2018 more than 350 desired changes in policies and practices of governments, companies, communities and other actors were observed across the programme Shared Resources Joint Solutions.

In this online publication, we proudly present some of this work and key achievements to date:

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Sander van Andel
Senior Expert Nature Conservation