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Julia Marton-Lefèvre formally opening the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum in Incheon, Republic of Korea

The 5th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum Commences in Incheon, Republic of Korea

IUCN lays the foundation for the World Conservation Congress with the 5th Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon, Republic of Korea  

28 Sep 2011 | News story
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Ganga Brahmaputra Meghna Basin

Bangladesh and India formulated methodology for joint research

Bangladesh and India two neighbouring countries joined hands to start research as a part of a regional initiative of IUCN, styled “Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative.” …  

24 Aug 2011 | News story

Carp fingerlings

Stocking of carp fingerlings in Tanguar Haor promoting fish stock, biodiversity and livelihood

Total of twenty-three thousand carp fingerlings among which 12000 “Catla Catla” locally known as Katla and 11,000 “Labeo Rohita” locally known as Rui were released in a nursery waterbody named Rangamatia of Tanguar Haor on 12 August, 2011 under the flagship programme of IUCN, styled “Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor.”  …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

Bagmati River at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal

Strengthening environmental flows in South Asia

Environmental Flows means ensuring sufficient water is available for all sectors, including the environment. How to achieve this was the focus of a two-day training workshop organised by IUCN in Kathmandu, Nepal from 5-6 August 2011.  …  

17 Aug 2011 | News story
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Purnima Rani Das from Chandpur

Speak up and change your life

In Bangladesh, IUCN and partners are transforming the lives of women and poor fishermen by giving them better access to natural resources and a louder voice in decisions on how these resources are managed.  …  

11 Aug 2011 | News story

Programme Coordinator briefing IUCN

Population pressures identified as the major threat for the Sundarbans biodiversity

Speakers at a daylong workshop in Khulna city on 25 July identified population pressures as the number most significant threat to the biodiversity of the Sundarbans. …  

27 Jul 2011 | Event

Dhon Ching Marma, a student of class V, got the first prize.

Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari

 Inter-school art competition in Khagrachari. …  

25 Jul 2011 | Event

Dr Istiak Sobhan, Programme Coordinator, welcoming the journalists

Interactive session with the media

To strengthen relationships with the media and keep them up to date with IUCN activities, the Bangladesh Country Office held a meeting with a group of environmental journalists on 30 June 2011.  

05 Jul 2011 | Event

School children participating in the art competition

Art competitions to raise awareness for elephant conservation

Various art competitions for school children were held in Chittagong, Khagrachari and Rangamati districts from 17 to 21 June 2011 to raise awareness for elephant conservation. …  

05 Jul 2011 | Event

Professor Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Chief Executive, Wildlife Trust of Bangladsh, receiving the award on behalf of WTB from honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh receives national award for conservation

The Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh (WTB), a member of IUCN since 2008, received the Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation from the honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 1 June 2011. …  

08 Jun 2011 | News story


Deer are common in the Sundarbans.