Biodiversity

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Biodiversity” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Fish Conservation Zones (FCZs) are areas that are closed to fishing in order to protect habitats and restore fish populations. Besides their use for...
Located in northeastern Thailand, the Mun River is the largest tributary of the Mekong. It is estimated that around 10 million people depend on the richness of its riverine ecosystems for their...
25 organizations from the Mediterranean region gather in Málaga (Spain) using Collective Impact approach to leverage ecotourism as a tool for...
Around 25 organizations from six Mediterranean countries are meeting today for a one-day Think Tank style event, during which participants will come together to discuss how they can work together...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as well as WildArk – A Movement for the...
The Prespa-Ohrid Ecoregion, covering parts of Albania, Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and including six protected areas, is not only rich in stunning nature, but also benefits...
Islamabad, November 30, 2018   The Astola Island Ecological Baseline Study was on the cards of the Government. This was stated by Mr. Malik Amin...
On this occasion Mr. Malik said that local tourism is already picking up momentum in the country, but the Government was giving high priority to ecotourism. In this connection, he mentioned that...
The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit aims to put in place a factual basis for efforts to conserve and manage freshwater biodiversity.
Freshwater biodiversity is facing unprecedented levels of threat. Through The River Bank we aim to raise awareness about these delicate ecosystems and raise the necessary funds to put more freshwater...
Paris, France, 29 November 2018 (IUCN) – Businesses struggling to identify indicators to measure their environmental performance will benefit from a...
Many businesses are aware of the importance of measuring their impacts and dependencies on biodiversity, but how to apply existing frameworks and tools in a business context is often a challenge....
On 5th November 2018, Marriott Resort & Spa, the Tourism Authority of Thailand announced Merlin Beach as the winner of the Marine, Nature, and...
In partnership with IUCN and Sea Bees Diving, Marriott Resorts established the onsite Reef Education Center in 2016 to educate guests about reef ecosystems, marine life and proper reef etiquette. The...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has joined as the latest partner to the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet Initiative, in the...
 With IUCN, who have set up the “Protected Areas” theme, UNDP will identify and promote successful approaches to protected area management and governance. Working in around 170 countries and...
From No Net Loss to Net Positive Impact, IUCN is promoting a net gain for biodiversity
IUCN's goal is to ensure landscape planning incorporates a mitigation hierarchy approach with a net gain target for biodiversity. This approach is key to delivering on the 2020 Aichi Targets for...
                                                                             For all training material go HERE. Land-use planning frameworks have traditionally focused on developing settlements and...
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...
Supporting an independent advisory panel to help restore the Niger Delta   In 2012, in response to a request from Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. (SPDC), IUCN established an...

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