South America

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “South America” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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This section provides information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and regional level as a contribution to the development,...
WCEL Country and Region Reports engages the expertise and enthusiasm of WCEL's nearly 1,000 members by sharing brief member-authored contributions from countries and regions across the world. Reports...
The project aims to support the implementation of the Amazon Ecosystem-based Conservation Vision for the benefit of local communities and the preservation of ecosystem services in the Amazon region....
22-23 May 2017: The Regional Judicial Colloquium focused on the topic of “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”.
This innovative Colloquium was initiated by the IUCN World Commision on Environmental Law and organized under the auspices of the Federal Senate of Brazil and the Global Judicial Institute on the...
With the disastrous impacts of palm oil on biodiversity from a global perspective, there are no simple solutions.
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i in September 2016, IUCN’s Members established the IUCN Oil Palm Task Force to undertake a situation analysis on oil palm and biodiversity...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
As part of the ongoing IUCN Green List activities in Peru and in coordination with the Global Support Initiative for ICCAs, a national system level...
The workshop brought together not only representatives from the National Service of Protected Areas (SERNANP), the National Forestry and Wildlife Service (SERFOR) but also over 40 key and diverse...
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR SOUTH AMERICA: Edificio Murano Plaza, 12th floor  170515 Quito, Ecuador PBX: (593 2) 3330 684samerica@iucn.org www.iucn.org/sur www.portalces.org Twitter: @UICN_SUR Facebook...
The Commission is excited to introduce a new section of its website to provide information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and...
To drive Member contributions to the development, maintenance, and implementation of environmental law, the webpage "WCEL Country and Region Reports" has been launched. WCEL Members will regularly...
Photo: D.B. Snyder, 2014 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish...
Photo: W. Palm Bch. Fishing Club, 2012 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to achieve global conservation and sustainable use of...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
Tuesday, 5 June 2018 (16:00-17:30), EDD Auditorium: From Risks to Rights: Enhancing environmental and gender equality outcomes with gender-responsive...
Gender and environment linkages exist across sectors, with diverse implications for development at all levels, in all countries. Gender gaps inhibit full, effective, equitable and efficient...

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