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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
Situbondo, one of East Java’s regencies, is situated on the north coast between Probolinggo and Banyuwangi, in Indonesia. The area is abundant with...
Since 2000, Situbondo’s mangrove coverage has reduced significantly, largely due to large-scale conversion of mangrove forests into shrimp ponds and for milkfish aquaculture along the coast of... Read more
In collaboration with IUCN Pakistan and the Planning & Development Department, the Environmental Cell of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal...
The International Day of Forests was celebrated on March 21. Theme of the year was “Forests and Energy”, the discussions of International Day of Forests focused on the role of Forests as Nature’s... Read more
By Michael Kwame Nkonu, IUCN SUSTAIN-Africa Programme Coordinator - Business and biodiversity are often seen as unrelated, at least, this is the case...
In Tanzania, engagement in biodiversity conservation is championed by business leaders through the CEO Roundtable of Tanzania (CEOrt) – a unique approach that could be instrumental in systemic... Read more
Call for Proposals IUCN, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and CEPF are pleased to invite local and international civil... Read more
The importance of regional cooperation took centre stage at the first Steering Committee meeting and inception workshop for the Indo-Burma Ramsar...
The event shared the Ramsar Regional initiative’s vision with the wider wetlands community and officially launched the new regional wetlands project “Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in... Read more
Las familias que implementan las medidas de Adaptación basadas en Ecosistemas o se benefician de su aplicación, fueron la principal fuente para...
En Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panamá y en Chiapas (México) la UICN en colaboración con el Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) realizó una línea base sobre la... Read more
IUCN COuntry Representative, Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, was invited as Chief Guest by the Barrett Hodgson University (BHU) on the occasion of the...
Barrett Hodgson University (BHU), is a project of The Salim Habib Education Foundation established recently in Karachi that offers programs in Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical... Read more
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today that it is establishing an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory...
The Rio Doce Panel will advise the Renova Foundation, an organisation formed by the Brazilian mining company Samarco, and its shareholders BHP Billiton and Vale, to manage the remediation and... Read more
IUCN WCPA Freshwater Specialist Group
The WCPA Freshwater Specialist Group has been established to address a number of urgent issues relating to the conservation of adequate and representative areas of freshwater / inland waters habitats... Read more
IUCN is working with partners to establish an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths.... Read more
Current drought conditions underscore Espirito Santo state’s support for intensive restoration assessments to help structure a landscape-level...
The state is taking landscape-level action to support the watershed through forest landscape restoration (FLR) with the view that a healthier watershed is a more resilient one. A new IUCN forest... Read more

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