Agriculture in Nepal
Mattias Klum

The power of pictures: filmmaker joins team of IUCN Ambassadors

Swedish filmmaker and photographer Mattias Klum joins IUCN’s growing team of Goodwill Ambassadors to help spread the nature conservation message worldwide. …  

07 Nov 2011 | News story

Green business

How to help business become greener?

The impact of the private sector on the environment can be very detrimental. Getting companies on board with conservation organisations is crucial to try and reduce this impact and improve the status of species and habitats in Europe. A number of initiatives have been developed to help businesses become greener. A comprehensive European accreditation scheme for companies is now being discussed. …  

04 Nov 2011 | News story

Radhika Murti, Programme Officer for IUCN's Ecosystem Management Programme

Nature-based solutions to climate change

The impacts of climate change are already being felt: sea levels are rising, threatening island nations and coastal areas, storms are becoming more violent bringing floods and landslides, and droughts are intensifying. While richer nations can try to ‘buy’ protection in the form of engineered solutions, people in developing countries who are bearing the brunt of the impacts need a proven, accessible and affordable option. One such option already exists—conserving and managing nature. Healthy mangroves, forests and wetlands can form physical barriers against extreme weather and help to regulate floods. Radhika Murti of IUCN’s Ecosystem Management Programme describes how people are already using nature to shield themselves from the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. …  

06 Sep 2011 | Audio

IUCN KM Report

Knowledge Management in the IUCN Asia Region Programme

A knowledge management study was undertaken in the IUCN Asia Region to review the knowledge management needs and practices to help deliver the Asia Region Programme. A full report and action plan have been developed based on the surveys undertaken in October – November 2010.  …  

03 Aug 2011 | Article

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya of Nepal is Editor of Wildlife Times

Wildlife Times of Nepal - June 2011

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya shares the June issue of his magazine from Nepal.
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02 Jul 2011 | News story

Felicitation to Mr. Rajendra Khanal, In-Charge, IUCN Nepal

Felicitation to Mr. Rajendra Khanal, In-charge, IUCN Nepal

On the Occasion of World Environment Day, Hon. Bharat Mohan Adhikari, Deputy Prime Minister, Nepal, awarded Mr. Rajendra Khanal with the National Civil Service award-2011 on behalf of Jagriti Samaj Nepal. …  

05 Jun 2011 | News story
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Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Jhalanath Khanal visiting IUCN Stall

Students’ Conservation Conference and Exhibition 2011

IUCN Nepal participated in a national level Students' Conservation Conference and Exhibition organised by the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC). The three-day exhibition was inaugurated at a special ceremony by Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Jhalanath Khanal.
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05 Jun 2011 | News story
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Elephant leading the World Environment Day Campaign

IUCN Nepal Celebrates World Environment Day

IUCN Nepal observed the World Environment Day 2011 with its usual gusto amidst more than 3000 participants in the Green Environmental Parade. This year’s theme, ‘Forests: Nature at Your Service’, highlights the variety of services provided by the forests and urge us all to take action to protect them. …  

05 Jun 2011 | News story
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"Love, Not Loss" is a video about communicating biodiversity

Video in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hebrew and Spanish: Love. Not Loss.

This popular video is now available in six languages. Screen it at your next event and start people talking about how to 'communicate biodiversity'. …  

24 May 2011 | News story

Post tropical storm Stan, Mexico

Dealing with disasters...naturally

IUCN calls for effective management of the natural environment to strengthen the resilience of communities to cope with disasters. The devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan shows the catastrophic impact that the sheer force of nature can have on communities, no matter how prepared a country is. …  

09 May 2011 | News story

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16