Protected Areas

Data collection in Grenada at BIOPAMA workshop, January 2016
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA) aims to address threats to biodiversity in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, while reducing poverty in communities in...
IUCN WCPA has a proud tradition of proposing global guidelines to protected area practitioners. For the full list of Best Practice Protected Areas Guidelines Series in the...
La región de América del Sur trabaja en dos temas principales relacionados con el cambio climático – la gestión del agua, y el papel de los bosques en la adaptación y la mitigación. Current...
La UICN tiene un largo historial de trabajo sobre las cuestiones relativas a la gobernanza, incluidos los vínculos entre los derechos humanos y la conservación. Algunas de las principales iniciativas...
Los ecosistemas prestan importantes servicios a la humanidad, como la regulación del clima y el agua. Tanto la Evaluación de los Ecosistemas del Milenio como la Plataforma Intergubernamental sobre...
Current Consultancy Opportunities   TERMES DE REFERENCE: Dans le cadre du PPI-OSCAN, nous cherchons un consultant-formateur en techniques et outils de Communication pour les...
2015 Newsletters (to 2014, 2013, 2012) December 2015: Responding to Climate Change Fifty shades of green? UNFCCC Paris COP21; Inspiring place: Parc Marin Mohéli, Comoros; Bill...
Coastline of Lampedusa (Italy)
Fishermen and divers will collaborate in this pilot case of an Interreg project that contributes to improve adaption to change in coastal zones...
Direct evidence of climate change is already being observed in the Mediterranean coast and in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). However, climate change is not explicitly incorporated in most management...
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon in Palau
Named for Dr Kenton R. Miller, one of the leading figures in international protected area conservation, the award honours innovation in protected...
“This year the Kenton Miller Award will be conferred for innovation in marine protected areas. The nominations we received were of very high quality” says Dr Kathy MacKinnon, Chair of the WCPA. “It...
A woman, balancing a tall bundle of long grasses on her head, looks out over a green valley
Driving along the winding hill roads of the Indian state of Uttarakhand from Dehra Dun to Pithoragarh, one cannot fail to be impressed by the...
Geographically, the state of Uttarakhand is centrally located in the Himalayan region. Mountainous regions account for 89% of the state’s area, and according to the latest forest report[1], 47% of...
urban river and recreation
The IUCN WCPA Urban Conservation Strategies Specialist Group works to strengthen the ability of the conservation community to serve urban people,...
Specialist Group Leader Ted TRZYNA The group focuses on expanding and improving management of urban protected and conservation areas, and on encouraging cooperation...
IUCN/Boris Erg, Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia
The IUCN WCPA Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group is the premier global network of transboundary conservation experts, consisting of more...
Specialist Group Leaders Maja VASILIJEVIC  Kevan ZUNCKEL  Its mission is "to promote and encourage transboundary conservation for the conservation...

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