The world’s wealthy nations have a long way to go on the key negotiating element of climate change adaptation at Copenhagen, WWF warned today “climate change adaptation mechanisms and measures and especially finance must be a key part of any successful deal reached at Copenhagen, but it is an issue starved of attention, commitments and [...]
This story is part of a series on adaptation in the Danube-Carpathian region.
Morning over the Danube
When WWF first started working in the Danube Delta back in the mid-1990s, it wasn’t in the name of climate change adaptation. However, WWF’s main goals – implementing model sites to show how large-scale wetland [...]
by Jonathan Cook, WWF-US
Community members, Fiji © Joanna Ellison
For the past six months, I have managed a WWF project, supported by the Global Environment Facility and United Nations Environment Program, that tries to address the significant adaptation challenges facing a fascinating but often neglected ecosystem: mangrove forests. Mangroves – the guardians of tropical [...]