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Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General

Ghost Forest art project praised by IUCN Director General

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefevre, has accepted the role of ambassador for a major art installation called “Ghost Forest”, by British artist Angela Palmer. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Floods in Pakistan – interview partners available

Well-managed floodplains can help reduce the impact of disasters such as flooding, and help to decrease the vulnerability of cities and agricultural areas which lie in the path of devastating floods such as those recently experienced in Pakistan. The floods have not only caused damage to human life, which totals around 1,400 deaths so far and displacement of more than 3.2 million people, but also the loss of agriculture crops and key infrastructure. …  

11 Aug 2010 | Media advisory

Mekong at sunset

Keeping the giant catfish in Thailand's Mekong River

There were roast chickens and rice, pig’s heads and beer – all borne in a solemn procession as offerings to an unlikely recipient, the Mekong giant catfish. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Indigenous leadership should be integral part of the Integrated District Development Vision of Quetta, said Mr. Munir Ahmed Badini in IDDV draft review meeting held by IUCN Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010: A   meeting to review the draft of Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV) for Quetta district was organized by IUCN Balochistan to seek recommendations/ suggestions from the partners and stakeholders i.e.; Government of Balochistan and line departments, researchers, civil society, academia and media. Mr. Abdul Latif Rao shared the IDDV draft with the participants through a detailed presentation. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan

Quetta, August 5, 2010 (IUCN) – Environment Protection Agency of Balochistan in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organized a Workshop titled “Mapping of EIA Processes in Balochistan” at Quetta Serena today. The workshop was conducted & facilitated by Mr. Ahmad Saeed & Mr. Muhammad Aqib of IUCN Pakistan. …  

05 Aug 2010 | International news release

Gibbon Surveys

Gibbon Surveys

This report presents the key findings from trips to the Nam Phui National Protected Area (NPA) for surveys of White-handed Gibbons (Hylobates lar) and to Dong Khanthung Provincial Protected Area (PPA) for surveys of Pileated Gibbons (Hylobates pileatus), as well provides some initial recommendations for the conservation of these gibbon species in the future.

29 Jul 2010 | Downloads - publication
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