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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Latest news!​ Explore IUCN Green List sites on Protected Planet, the World Database on Protected Areas (September 2017) Measuring sustainable tourism and the IUCN Green List at the ...
In celebration of World Tourism Day on 27th September 2017, JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa together with International Union for Conservation of...
Marriott has been purchasing black crabs and other sustainable seafood from the Pu Dam community since 2014. “We take great care and effort when it comes to where our fish and seafood is sourced...
Home to some of Myanmar’s largest mangrove forests, Tanintharyi Region is known for its pristine coastline and the hundreds of islands in the Myeik...
Fuel-wood collection and charcoal production, along with the expansion of agriculture and aquaculture, are the main reasons mangroves are being lost in Myanmar.  With very limited access to...
A group of young men and women, surrounded by trees, hold up a white sign with blue and red writing
Every day in the early hours of 2 AM, Srean Chheurn carries his nets, traps and poles to the nearby Sre Pok river to fish. Later in the day, he goes...
Mr Chheurn is one of many Punong indigenous people living in Kbal Romeas village, north-eastern Cambodia, who rely on the Sre Pok river and forest for their daily needs such as bathing, washing...
A group of students pose for a picture around a tree seedling they planted
In Peak Kantiel, a floating village in the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve, an outdoor education programme engages the village’s nearly 200 children....
The OSMOSE Environmental Education (EE) programme, which started in 2000 and offers daily environmental education classes and activities in Prek Toal and Peak Kantiel floating villages, was the first...
Appearing somewhat like a cross between an anteater and a lizard, and rolling into a ball when threatened, the pangolin looks like nothing else on...
Globally, the number of trafficked pangolin confiscations has increased significantly since 2006.  In Viet Nam, however, law enforcement officials do not report the confiscations or transfer the...
From time to time, IUCN together with WCPA and other partners produces books and journal articles on topics related to protected areas. Some of...
The Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development by the Secretariat of Convention on Biological...
MFF’s long-standing regional Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) training course was successfully extended to national member countries. From 28...
Participants included coastal management practitioners from provincial governments and IUCN staff. The course was taught by the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) country coordinator, the Dean of...
On International Tiger Day we look at how IUCN's tiger programme is helping humans and tigers coexist – and making sure these magnificent predators...
Pangolins were killed for meat consumption  © SaveVietnamWildlife
Press Release: Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 15 - 16 November 2016 - Conservationists will meet in Hanoi to participate in a regional workshop for Southeast Asia...
The workshop is jointly coordinated by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, the IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (IUCN SULi), the International...
Thailand Khao Yai
IUCN WCPA Regional Vice-Chair Southeast Asia Agus Budi Utomo Countries of the region Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,...
Endemic and threatened female golden langur
IUCN WCPA Regional Vice-Chair South Asia Dr Vinod Mathur Countries of the Region Bangladesh, Bhutan, British Indian Ocean Territory, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka...

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