Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.


Latest news

  • Potentail site survey in Stung Sen Core area, Cambodia

    Tapping into sustainable tourism to safeguard biodiversity


    As the sun rises and the flooded forests of Cambodia’s Stung Seng wildlife sanctuary come alive with the chattering and whooping of endangered monkeys with their elegant silvery-grey fur, fishermen from the Phat Sanday commune make their way towards the lake...

  • IUCN team interviewed local people to find forest landscape restoration options in Quang Tri

    Banning vs. legalize and regulate in forest management


    Two years ago, on a field survey in Bac Kan Province in Vietnam, we heard about a farmer who needed 30 stamps to get a permit to harvest a single Styrax tonkinensis tree that was growing on his land. Even though the tree was on land that was designated as...

  • Qinghai Hoh Xil, China - Chimed Ochir Bazarsad

    IUCN recommends listing key habitats for species conservation as World Heritage


    The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for three sites nominated for their outstanding natural value. IUCN also recommends danger-listing for the Cerrado Protected...

Go to top