Asia

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Asia” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Discover the PANORAMA webinar series on protected area solutions, hosted by the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.
Stay in touch through social media (Facebook and Twitter) or Protecting the Planet newsletter to be alerted about the next PANORAMA webinars and news, or sign up to our mailing list. Past sessions (...
The Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP) is an interagency coalition to address the extinction risk among the most threatened land and freshwater vertebrates of Southeast Asia. Organizations...
On December 3-7, 2018, IUCN organized a training course for managers of 22 of Myanmar’s 23 protected areas on Management Effectiveness Tracking tool...
Over five days the trainees entered and reviewed data for each protected area. These data will be used as the basis of a State of the Parks report for Myanmar. Training was delivered by IUCN WCPA...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish species in six...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
Red List Authority Coordinator: Yulita Kusumadewi2016-2017 Indonesian Plant RLA Report
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. Worldwide out of the 47 megacities, China alone counts 17. These are cities with a population in excess of 10 million...
Such numbers can be mindboggling and the ramifications of those urban transformations even more so. These cities require tremendous investments in water supply, waste treatment, energy,...
Today, IUCN Viet Nam joined 58 embassies, UN agencies, international organizations, and international NGOs in signing a Code of Conduct on Combating...
Vietnam is the world’s fourth largest marine plastics polluter and the Code of Conduct is part of a broader international initiative that aims to support efforts by the Vietnamese government,...
IUCN SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group Chair: James BurtonRed List Authority Coordinator: Thomas GrayProgramme Officer: Stuart YoungWebsites: IUCN SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group and...
Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector...
The event provided an opportunity for stakeholders to come together and achieve the following: identify ways to harness the potential of the blue economy to create jobs and combat poverty and hunger...
Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations from around the globe have come together this week in...
The world’s governments have recently recognised the need for a coordinated global response to tackle marine plastic pollution. They are now considering the creation of a new global convention to...
Sri Lanka is a tropical island in the Indian Ocean comprised of 48 distinct agro-ecological regions which support rich biodiversity. IUCN started operating in the country in 1988 with the...
Marine plastic pollution is a global problem which needs to be tackled at the national level, using methods that are appropriate for the context of...
In September 2018, representatives from Thailand and Viet Nam’s government, private sector, civil society, and national NGOs attended ‘Theory of Change’ workshops organised by IUCN’s global Marine...

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