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 Century. In line with IUCN’s core mission of ‘A just... Read more
Based on the PARKS 23.1 paper A Governance Spectrum: Protected Areas in Belize.
Belize is one of the smallest non-island states in the Americas,...
A British colony until 1981, Belize has three distinct physiographic regions: the flat northern lowlands consisting primarily of limestone and sandy soils, with a complex mosaic of lowland, semi-... Read more
Project Title: Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in the Lower Mekong Region through a Ramsar Regional Initiative
Location: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Viet Nam
Duration: 1 January,... Read more
Vice-Chairs, Thematic Chairs, other WCPA leaders and current members are asked to identify appropriate potential new members from within their region and theme areas and recommend them to the Chair.... Read more
Who are our members?
We are a voluntary network of protected area professionals with a trust-based relationship that depends on our own ability but is fostered by the sense of belonging and... Read more
Project title: Watershed conservation and restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya
Location: Puwakpitiya, Knuckles... Read more
The IUCN ‘Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas’ (GLPCA) is a global programme to encourage, achieve and promote effective, equitable and...
The IUCN Green List Standard User Manual
The GLPCA Standard is backed by a IUCN Green List User Manual describing the rules and procedures that entities involved in the GLPCA programme have to... Read more
Pilot phase 2014 - the first Green listed areas
The sites have been evaluated against a set of demanding criteria, including the quality of protection of natural values, based on the IUCN Green... Read more