Protected Areas

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Protected Areas” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
Please visit our theme and region pages for more specific information.

2018 - Innovation & Excellence in Protected and Conserved Area Financing and Resourcing
Deadline for submissions Note that the deadline for submissions has been extended! Submit your nomination by 31 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International...
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018, brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
A key part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project is testing the application of the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard Indicators – which were...
You can use the name or code of each site to find out more about it using the Natura 2000 Network Viewer. Austria Lendspitz-Maiernigg (AT2130000) ESG Nr. 4 Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (...
Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean San Jose, Costa Rica Ph: ++ (506) 2283 8449 Fax: ++ (506) 2283 8472 Email: ormacc@iucn.org
Indigenous issues and rights constitute an integral part of the human rights standards that support the rights-based approach applied by IUCN.
Costa Rica (IUCN). August 9 is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous...
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
The IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme Protected areas are widely regarded as one of the most successful measures implemented for the conservation of biodiversity, drawing upon traditional and...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Read more about the World Parks Congress 2014 outcome the Promise of Sydney. What is a protected area? A protected area is a clearly defined geographical space, recognised, dedicated and managed,...
Read up on the latest protected area news: LATEST Protecting the Planet newsletters  publications see the latest articles below
For information about the IUCN Global Protected Area Programme, please write to wcpa@iucn.org For information about the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, please write the respective Region,...
IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) today has issued new guidance to help practitioners assess ecosystem services within important...
The report, “Tools for measuring, modelling, and valuing ecosystem services: Guidance for Key Biodiversity Areas, natural World Heritage sites, and protected areas”, is the result of collaboration...

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