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

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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

Scorpaena notata on Mediterranean coralligenous assemblage (c) Andrea Molinari

Big Plan for nature needs Big Action now

Governments must take action and invest in nature to secure the diversity of life on earth and address today’s development challenges – urges IUCN at the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP11), which starts today in Hyderabad, India. …   | French | Spanish

08 Oct 2012 | News story

Biogas cook stove in use

Adapting to Climate Change in the Himalayas

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24 Sep 2012 | Article

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MFF India Small Grants Review

The small grant mid-term review is a useful mechanism through which the progress of projects is evaluated and reviewed by the MFF Secretariat, NCB members and MFF partners.  

21 Sep 2012 | News story
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Coastal Sustainability: Learnings from MFF India Projects

Coastal Sustainability: Learnings from MFF India

Many of us will never have to stand at lands end, watching the incoming tide, and wonder how to feed and protect our families. But more than 20 million people in India, living along its coasts and depending on a delicate balance between ocean and land ecologies, are doing exactly that today   

20 Sep 2012 | News story
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Bengal Tiger being Released into the wild from a boat in the Sundarbans
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