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This blog post by Steve Bernacki, independent consultant for IUCN and technical advisor, reflects on a recent trip to Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and...
As we drive across three Cambodian provinces north of the Tonle Sap lake to meet local communities and government officials, we pass through a mixed-use landscape of rubber, mango, cashew and cassava... Read more
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based... Read more
An IUCN knowledge basket on the interrelationships between people and nature
People benefit from flows of resources and services provided by nature, yet this relationship remains insufficiently recognized in planning and policy. People benefit from nature in terms of food... Read more
Da Nang City, the third largest city in Viet Nam, is taking important initiatives to protect nature. Known as the most livable city in Viet Nam, Da...
GreenViet, a local NGO in Da Nang City, has led local communities in wildlife conservation since 2013, particularly through its efforts to protect the Endangered red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix... Read more
Why a focus on natural resource governance? Natural resource governance refers to the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are... Read more
Call for Proposals IUCN, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Myanmar Environment Rehabilitation-conservation Network (MERN) and CEPF are pleased to invite local and international civil... Read more
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today that it is establishing an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory...
The Rio Doce Panel will advise the Renova Foundation, an organisation formed by the Brazilian mining company Samarco, and its shareholders BHP Billiton and Vale, to manage the remediation and... Read more
The IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the Species...
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Chair - Kristen Walker Painemilla (visit Chair's page here)  Deputy Chair - Ameyali Ramos Ameyali Ramos ( Mexico) is an environmental geographer who specializes in indigenous... Read more
The Specialist Group on Local Economies, Communities and Nature focuses on how economic approaches can be used to explore the relationship between...
The initial focus of Specialist Group would be rural communities, including indigenous communities, and small island states and territories, operating at the subsistence/ household and hybrid... Read more
  CEESP Mandate, 2017 - 2020 CEESP Bylaws Code of Conduct of IUCN Commission members  
IUCN is working with partners to establish an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths.... Read more

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