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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...
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...
A narrow swath of field lies between two forested areas, with a red-roofed pagoda towards the back and a view of the sea
With a total area of 3.7 hectares (roughly the size of 5 football pitches), the coastline in front and the famous Hai Tang pagoda in back, the Pagoda...
Once used for rice cultivation, the fields were abandoned due to water scarcity and rapid population expansion. Several businesses expressed interest in developing the area to accommodate the 1,700...
Project areas of work: Colombia, Tanzania, Vietnam
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase...
The project results and demonstrations will provide illustrative recommendations for legal planning tools that meet development objectives and reinforce an ecosystem-based approach in the protected...
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  UPDATE (Sept 13):  Watch the following plenary sessions live on the IUCN Asia facebook page: -- September 14 -- 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Opening Plenary: Leaders Forum 10:30 - 12:00...
Event partners
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
Participants attended the leadership committee meeting
On May 5, IUCN organized the fourth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance (HLCBA).  The meeting marked the end of the first phase (...
Opening the meeting, Craig Hart, Deputy Mission Director of USAID/Vietnam, reaffirmed that the mission of the Alliance is to create a platform to connect stakeholders including local authorities,...
    Project title: Ha Long - Cat Ba Alliance Location: Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago Duration: 2014 – 2017 Project background: Designated as a United Nations...
On a sunny day in May 2016, coast guards in Quang Nam Province in Viet Nam found six endangered marine turtles caught by a local fisherman. The shiny...
Fishermen in Viet Nam have been catching sea turtles for generations. Now, these sea turtles are endangered. Catching them is illegal, yet most fishermen do not know this. “Some fishermen catch...
How one organisation is helping conserve Viet Nam's wildlife
Back in 2015, I was a university student who travelled and went backpacking often. However the volunteer trip to Bay Canh Island in Con Dao National...
My first impression of the place was that it was serene and peaceful. The moment the team and I set foot on the remote Island we could feel our excitement build up as we prepared for the next 15 days...

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