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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...
Project title: Monitoring the Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Location: South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Southeast Asia – Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia,...
In April 2017, an IUCN team spent a week on Cu Lao Cham (CLC) in central Vietnam assisting negotiations between the management board and local...
A 20-minute boat ride from Hoi An, CLC has become one of Vietnam’s major tourist attractions, receiving 500,000 visitors in 2017 and 150,000 in the first three months of 2018 alone.  Many fishers now...
The Xe Kong, which rises in Thua Thien Hue before flowing into Lao PDR and then into Cambodia, is the last unobstructed major tributary of the Mekong...
This leaves the Xe Kong as the only route open to the migratory fish that spawn in the headwaters of the river before moving into the Tonle Sap in Cambodia to feed and grow to commercial size. Half...
IUCN Viet Nam and Hon Cau MPA are pleased to announce the call for marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2018 in Hon Cau MPA, Binh Thuan...
The call is open for all Vietnamese citizens under the age 21 – 50 years old and interested in wildlife conservation and environmental protection. There are four time options with maximum 8 ...
60 year-old Sau Dung is a fisherman who lives by the Hau River, a tributary of the Mekong in Viet Nam’s Hau Giang Province. His family relies on his...
Sau is one of about 18 million people living in the Mekong Delta who are affected by drastic changes in the river due to climate change and development activities in the Mekong Basin. Farmers and...
Under the leadership of the Environmental Law Centre, IUCN and UNITAR have jointly developed a new e-learning course on ‘Integrated planning for...
The launch marked the end of the development of capacity building modules initiated in early 2017 with the identification of a suite of necessary competences for integrated planning.  The course is...
Cat Ba is the largest of the 367 islands that make up the Cat Ba Archipelago, home of the Critically Endangered Cat Ba langur. Located near Hai Phong...
In 2017, Cat Ba welcomed 1.7 million tourists and according to the new tourism development plan, it is aiming for 5 million tourists by 2020 and 10 million by 2030. To manage this huge projected...
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 12 & 13 Mar 2018 and Cat Ba – 14 Mar 2018 Participants: journalists in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Provinces who are interested in environment...
Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 15th and 16th November 2016 - Conservationists met in Hanoi to participate in a regional workshop for Southeast Asia with a focus on the Lower Mekong Region. “Beyond Enforcement:...
Representatives of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam recently met in Bangkok to discuss the objectives and work plan of the newly...
RRIs can be established at the initiative of Contracting Parties to support the effective implementation of the Ramsar Convention, also called the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance,...
Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do...
After a first round of tour guide training in December 2016, IUCN organized the second session on August 26-27 as part of the USAID Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance. The session attracted 41 tour guides and...

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