Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Marine Biodiversity At the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), States committed themselves "to address, on an urgent basis ... the issue of the conservation and sustainable use...
Barrage collapse highlights risks and need for alternative energy sources - The collapse of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy dam after heavy rains last month...
In a welcome move, the Laos government this week announced a review of safety standards at dams currently under construction and a suspension of approvals for new projects. While a lot of attention...
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...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
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....
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
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
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...
A two-day Young Researchers’ National Conference Water and Environment was organized by the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET)...
The conference aimed to provide an ideal academic platform to young researchers and scholars from all over the country to present, share and exchange their latest findings of water and environment...
Conservation and governance practitioners are often so focussed on implementing their projects that they sometimes forget about the importance of...
The event was conducted as part of a three-day BRIDGE GBM Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Network Workshop that aimed to provide a platform for GBM CSO Network Members to initiate a dialogue on the...
Mangrove ecosystems are under threat from a changing set of pressures. Historically, the primary threats to mangroves have come from conversion for...
Survey responses from experts asked to choose up to three main threats to mangroves indicate that the main threat chosen was agriculture, representing both land conversion for agriculture and...
Project’s Official Name: BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance Water resource management implies making many complex decisions that may affect the environment. We refer to environmental...
Kisumu, Kenya 16 - 18 May 2017 The workshop engaged key stakeholders from the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi (SMM) basin in a joint basin visioning process.
First Sio-Malaba-Malakisi basin stakeholders’ consultative workshop: initiation of a Benefit Opportunities Assessment Dialogue   Agenda   Agreements and RBOs to strengthen the management of...

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