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Proyectos Restauración Forestal, Península Yucatán, México
Project’s Official Name: Accelerating Action on REDD+ through Forest Landscape Restoration, 2015-2018 Cooperating partner: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI...
  Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for...
Sanjiangyuan National Park,  Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...
A Soliga paying his obeisance at a Devaru site in the temple and wildlife reserve.
Structures such as a cluster of stones, in this case, and an unusually shaped tree are accorded sacred status and worshipped.
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved...
Pronghorn antelope in western Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park pronghorn migration, this herd of 400 pronghorn form the longest land mammal migration in the USA.
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor Senior Adviser  Graeme Worboys IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group...
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...
Latest news! The Art of Conservation - An IUCN Green List Training event builds momentum for effective protected and conserved areas in China (May 2017) Ol Pejeta – Improving...
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico © IUCN Elena Osipova
IUCN is expected to carry out a field mission with UNESCO to Mexico’s Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, to assess the...
The vaquita is the world’s smallest porpoise and can only be found in the Gulf of California. It is a victim of by-catch from illegal fishing of another Critically Endangered species, the totoaba,...
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico
Gland, Switzerland, 30 June 2017 (IUCN) – Illegal fishing, logging and poaching are impacting two-thirds of the 57 natural World Heritage sites...
Ahead of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee, starting this Sunday in Kraków, Poland, IUCN recommends listing Mexico’s Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California on the List...
Río Goascorán
The Improved  Coastal Watershed and Livelihoods Project aims to improve the management of the natural resources of the low basin and the coastal zone of the Goascorán river, which is born in the...
Río Goascorán
The Improved  Coastal Watershed and Livelihoods Project aims to improve the management of the natural resources of the low basin and the coastal zone of the Goascorán river, which is born in the...
Dirt road heading through forest with tall green trees
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is recognised as a key strategy to not only restore ecological integrity, but also to generate local, national and...
Significant land degradation in El Salvador has led to low levels of environmental resilience – magnifying the county’s growing vulnerability to climate variability and extreme events associated with...
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PARTNERSHIP IUCN is seeking to partner with protected and conserved areas to seek and learn ways to improve conservation...
What is an incubator?  An incubator is a mechanism to help nurture and grow new businesses or ideas, by providing training, advice and technical support. Through this programme, IUCN will...

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