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  • Blue Solutions Fair Crew 2018 Blue Solutions Fair Crew 2018 Photo: Blue Solutions

    Sharing and creating success stories: the Blue Solutions Fair in Thailand

    27.03.2018

    Around 40 participants from 12 different countries within the Asia-Pacific Region gathered in Pattaya, Thailand, where the Blue Solutions Fair took place from 13 to 16 March. The mission of this four-day event was to explore sustainable ways to address...

  • Aldabra Atoll in Seychelles Photo: Jim Thorsell

    New biosecurity project on Aldabra Atoll World Heritage Site

    22.03.2018

    The Seychelles Islands Foundation has recently started a new project funded by the Indian Ocean Commission and European Union to improve biosecurity measures for Aldabra, entitled, ‘Institutionalisation and implementation of biosecurity measures to ensure...

  • Aldabran giant tortoise on Ile aux Aigresstes, Mauritius Photo: Randy Thaman

    Aldabra Atoll UNESCO World Heritage

    22.03.2018

    The Blue Economy of Seychelles?

  • Dr Nguyen Ba Thu Dr Nguyen Ba Thu, a long-serving Vietnamese champion for protected areas and nature conservation and IUCN supporter, passed away on 13 March 2018. Photo: Nguyen Manh Hiep

    Dr Nguyen Ba Thu

    19.03.2018

    Dr Nguyen Ba Thu, a long-serving Vietnamese champion for protected areas and nature conservation and IUCN supporter, sadly passed away on 13 March 2018. Dr Nguyen Ba Thu was the former Director of Cúc Phương National Park, Viet Nam’s...

  • Wildlife in Nsumbu National Park, Zambia Wildlife in Nsumbu National Park, Zambia Photo: Kevin Emslie, C4ES

    Zambia endorses its first ever climate change framework and action plan for a protected area

    19.03.2018

    Nsumbu National Park is located across the districts of Mpulungu and Nsama in Zambia’s Northern Province and falls within the biodiverse Albertine Rift region of East-Central Africa, covering an area of approximately 2,020 km². Nsumbu NP hosts...

  • Liste Verte Maghreb Liste Verte Maghreb Photo: IUCN-Med

    Appel à candidatures pour devenir Membre du Groupe de la Liste Verte de l’UICN au Maghreb

    13.03.2018

    Le groupe de référence Liste Verte (EAGL) est au cœur du processus de la mise en œuvre de la Liste Verte de l’UICN des Aires protégées et doit être établi au niveau des pays/régions participants. EXTENSION DE LA DATE LIMITE POUR SUBMISSION : 16 AVRIL 2018

  • from left to right Professor Dale Webber, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Research at the UWI, Ms. Viviana Sanchez, acting IUCN Regional Director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Mr. Edmund Jackson, Environment and Climate Chang Photo: BIOPAMA

    15 Caribbean countries to benefit from partnership for people and biodiversity

    07.03.2018

    6 March 2018. Kingston, Jamaica -- The University of the West Indies (UWI) and IUCN (International Union of Conservation of Nature) Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, have renewed a five-year collaboration supporting Caribbean...

  • Aquatic training in Kenya Photo: Kenya Wildlife Service

    Exciting times ahead for PANORAMA - Solutions for a Healthy Planet

    27.02.2018

    Representatives of all five PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet partner organisations (GIZ, IUCN, UN Environment, GRID-Arendal, Rare) came together in Eschborn, Germany for the initiative’s second steering group meeting. The meeting was an...

  • Green List workshop in Kenya Green List workshop in Kenya Photo: Jennifer Kelleher/IUCN

    Protected area governance, equity and the Green List in Kenya

    27.02.2018

    An IUCN Green List workshop was co-organised by IUCN PAPACO and the IUCN Green List team in Kenya and held at the IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) in Nairobi, Kenya, bringing together key actors in conservation in Kenya including the...

  • Arquipélago de São Pedro e São Paulo Arquipélago de São Pedro e São Paulo  Photo: Canindé Soares

    Brazil on the verge of changing marine conservation history in the South Atlantic

    27.02.2018

    Brazil is on the verge of changing marine conservation history in the South Atlantic. After lagging behind other developing countries in Marine Protected Area coverage, with only 1.5% of its jurisdictional waters under some sort of protection, the Brazilian...

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