Members

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Members” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Nature-based Solutions (NbS) have gathered attention over the last decade with IUCN, the EU, The World Bank and the UN, among many players, exploring...
NbS employ strategies that impact land management, often across whole systems and transboundary landscapes or jurisdictions, involving a great variety of actors. Central to these discussions,...
Blog by Kasukura Nyamaka. My work for SUSTAIN is based in the far western region of Tanzania, in the Sumbawanga cluster of the Southern Agricultural...
We have two major lakes, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa, and several rivers like Rwiche and Katuma which ensure water supply and fishing and agricultural activities. Despite the production of major...
A guest blog by Julia PG Jones, professor of conservation science from Bangor University and a member of IUCN’s Sustainable Use and Livelihoods...
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2016, Members formally adopted a global policy on biodiversity offsets. This policy, the result of four years’ work by many IUCN Members, presents...
The establishment of the Society of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan fifty years ago marked the beginning of the modern era of nature protection in...
Today, the Society unites 10 national environmental organisations, has 200,000 members and 120 permanent staff. Its relevance for conservation activities and policy in the country is significant....
The results of the extensive assessment for the Red List of all of Finland’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems were published in December 2018. The...
Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types were assessed as threatened. The status of habitat types has not improved in Finland since the first assessment which took place ten years ago....
Perseverance in the voluntary restoration of the urban brook of Longinoja in the Malmi suburb of Helsinki won the Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-...
Together with other countries in the world, Finland is committed to halting the loss of natural diversity by 2020.  The Finnish Biodiversity Award was created to find innovative solutions that help...
Held in Abu Dhabi, 15–18 September 2015, the meeting was supported by the overwhelming generosity of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD), and provided a unique and invaluable opportunity for the...
Project’s Official Name: Regional Climate Change Program (RCCP) (2013-2018) Cooperating partner: USAID Central America is one of the tropical regions most affected by climate change. It is...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Blog by James Dalton. One of the increasingly common messages proposed for the management of water resources is ‘systems thinking’. The hydrological...
As an example, a coastal wetland is a hydrological system; maintaining a certain salinity, pH, and other water quality factors. This in turn allows water and sediment to move, infiltrate into soil...
IUCN Pakistan, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Thar Foundation formalised a joint collaboration, to undertake biodiversity conservation...
The first initiative under this partnership aims to protect endangered vulture species in the region, through both in-situ and ex-situ methods of conservation over a period of three years. The...
Water represents one of the greatest challenges for Central Asia. As its population grows -projected to be 90 million people in 2050- so does the...
The Central Asia Nexus approach highlights the interdependence between water, energy and food security and the use of natural resources - water, soil and land - that underpin that security. Central...

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