Bringing together concrete producers and civil society representatives
Stakeholder Consultation Process for the Concrete Sustainability Certification scheme IUCN is working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability... Read more
Join us in our yearlong video series, Voices on Forests, spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, ideas and facts around forests...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from the... Read more
Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new...
The report, Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from... Read more
Project title: Conservation of sea turtles and coastal habitats around Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort Location: Tangalle to Yala (southern coast) Duration: May 2017 to April 2020... Read more
The membership of CEESP is a network of over 1400 volunteer experts who actively provide advice on the environmental, economic, social and cultural factors that affect natural resources and... Read more
An IUCN knowledge basket on the interrelationships between people and nature
People benefit from flows of resources and services provided by nature, yet this relationship remains insufficiently recognized in planning and policy. People benefit from nature in terms of food... Read more
This blog post by Steve Bernacki, independent consultant for IUCN and technical advisor, reflects on a recent trip to Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and...
As we drive across three Cambodian provinces north of the Tonle Sap lake to meet local communities and government officials, we pass through a mixed-use landscape of rubber, mango, cashew and cassava... Read more
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has launched a call for proposals for projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam and parts of...
CEPF is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems. Since 2013, IUCN, the Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-... Read more
Imèn Meliane is the new WCPA Regional Vice Chair for North Africa, The Middle East and West Asia (NAMEWA). Imèn describes her vision for protected...
There are about 1500 protected areas in the 22 countries of the region, but only five countries have protected more than 10% of their land. As for marine, with the exception of Jordan, no country has... Read more
Why a focus on natural resource governance? Natural resource governance refers to the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are... Read more
From 2006 to 2016, the Government of Bangladesh, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and IUCN, has managed Tanguar...
Tanguar Haor of Bangladesh, the 1031st Ramsar site, is exceptionally biodiverse. This 10,000-hectare wetland is home to 137 species of fish and 284 species of bird, which comprise 51% and 40% of the... Read more
Providing guidance on biodiversity offsets
Biodiversity offsets are a measurable way to compensate for residual impacts in development projects. While biodiversity offsets are increasingly being used by governments and... Read more


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