Prof Brian James Furze

Dr Brian James Furze joins as Project Director of Ecosystems for Life

Dr Brian James Furze has joined IUCN as Project Director, Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative. His main responsibility is to implement and strengthen the Ecosystems for Life project. …  

01 Apr 2013 | News story

Fish catch in Orissa

MFF India Small Grant Projects - Call for Proposals

MFF India invites proposals for the  third cycle of its Small Grants Projects (SGP) …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

Ms. Meena Gupta speaks at the World Conservation Congress in Jeju in September 2012

IUCN Council elects Ms. Meena Gupta as Vice Chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee

The IUCN Council in its first meeting held on January 30, 2013 at Gland, Switzerland has elected Ms. Meena Gupta as vice-chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee.   …  

07 Feb 2013 | News story

Wild Asian Buffalo (Bubalus arnee)

Conservation planning for wild buffalo in central India

A three day workshop held in India and attended by the IUCN SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group has identified methods of protecting the Wild Asian Buffalo (Bubalus arnee), a species listed as Endangered on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

18 Jan 2013 | Article

Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative is a civil society led multi-stakeholder dialogue process to promote better understanding of the management of natural resources in the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna region

Experts call for a techno-economic feasibility study to restore water ways between Bangladesh and North East India

Guwahati, Assam, India, 10 January, 2013 (IUCN): An international policy dialogue of experts and civil society members from Bangladesh and India in Assam on Thursday called for a techno-economic feasibility study in the Ashuganj-Karimganj river route along the Kushiyara River to extend the protocol route up to Silchar for regional connectivity. It also suggested installing night navigation facilities as a mandatory provision for both countries along the protocol routes to improve Inland Navigation and Integrated Water Resources Management Goals.  

10 Jan 2013 | News story

The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

Western Ghats World Heritage site, India

Himalaya’s little brother is bursting with biodiversity

Western Ghats World Heritage site, India …  

18 Oct 2012 | Fact sheet

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In a nutshell: Hyderabad Biodiversity summit - Week One

At the 2010 Biodiversity summit in Nagoya, Japan, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity agreed the ‘Big Plan to save nature’ with its 20 Aichi biodiversity targets to be met by 2020. Today, the Parties meet again, this time in Hyderabad, India to discuss what progress has been made so far in turning the Big Plan into reality. …  

14 Oct 2012 | News story

Biodiversity

2020 global biodiversity targets centre stage at UN conference

An estimated 5,000 delegates from all over the world have gathered in the historic Indian city of Hyderabad to find solutions to the most pressing issues facing biodiversity conservation. …  

09 Oct 2012 | News story
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Inauguration of the 11th meeting of Parties, Hyderabad India

CBD COP 11 underway in Hyderabad : Aichi Biodiversity Targets 2020 gets center stage

The Convention on Biological Diversity, 11th meeting of Conference of the Parties (CBD COP 11) got underway at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India. An estimated 5000 delegates from all over the globe have congregated at the CBD COP 11 venue in this historic Indian city to find solutions to the most pressing issues facing biodiversity conservation. …  

09 Oct 2012 | News story


Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans
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