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.

Photo: IUCN IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group Introduction 2018 See Presentation Photo: IUCN WCPA TAPAS...
IUCN WCPA Asia Scott Perkin Eastern and Southern AfricaBeatrice ChataignerLeo Niskanen Eastern Europe and Central AsiaOliver AvramovskiBoris ErgThomas Pezold...
The Caves and Karst Specialist Group consists of karst specialists from around the world. The group operates to provide support, advice and liaison...
  Jay Anderson Specialist Group Leader   Terms of Reference The specific terms of reference are: Fostering the proper protection of important caves and karst areas; Advising land...
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 between protected area agencies...
The IUCN WCPA Science and Management Theme promotes the use of science to support effective protected area management.
Thematic Vice-Chair Marc HOCKINGS   IUCN WCPA Science and Management Theme TOR 2017-2020 Most of the work under the theme is carried out through the Management Effectiveness Specialist Group...
IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016:   We are delighted to announce that the Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas is now finalised, has been approved by the IUCN...
  WCPA Chair Dr Kathy MACKINNON   Email: kathy.s.mackinnon@gmail.com   WCPA Deputy Chair Ms Julia MIRANDA LONDOÑO Email : julia.miranda@parquesnacionales.gov.co         WCPA Regional Vice...
IUCN WCPA Wilderness Specialist Group
Working within the IUCN WCPA and the World Wilderness Congress, the Wilderness Specialist Group establishes linkages between the World Wilderness Congresses, IUCN’s World Parks Congresses and IUCN's...
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, while addressing the 5th IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) in Durban, 2003, challenged conservationists...
  WCPA Young Professionals Vice Chair: Mariasole Bianco   The Young Professionals (YP) Network of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) was launched as a...
The IUCN WCPA Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group is the premier global network of transboundary conservation experts, consisting of more...
Specialist Group Leader Kevan ZUNCKEL  Its mission is "to promote and encourage transboundary conservation for the conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and...
The IUCN-WCPA World Heritage Network is one of the largest thematic groups within IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas, bringing together more...
  IUCN WCPA World Heritage Vice-Chair Cyril Kormos         World Heritage Network TORs 2017-2020 Natural World Heritage sites are internationally recognised as the world’s most significant...
#NatureForAll brings together a diverse coalition of partners to collaborate, scale up actions, and broaden their reach to engage people from all...
WCPA and CEC Joint Task Force Leaders : Sean Southey Karen Keenleyside IUCN WCPA-CEC #Nature for All Task Force TORs 2017-2020 #NatureForAll is a global movement to inspire love of...

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