Mo Koh Similan National Park, Thailand
The District Department of Fisheries and the  consultant visited the OAPC certified farm in Laemfapha sub-district, Samut Prakan Province.

Organic aquaculture training for healthier ecosystems

Creating market incentives for more sustainable shrimp farming and healthier ecosystems – that is the aim of the Mangroves and Markets project. In Thailand, this project has been conducting organic aquaculture training as a first step in this move toward more sustainable aquaculture. …  

30 Sep 2014 | Article

Mai Rood, a coastal community in Trat province, Thailand

Rising sea 'could ruin east coast in 30 years'

Mitigation plans urgently needed; locals more aware now of dangers, experts say. Climate change is putting people living in the eastern part of Thailand at risk, as a study shows a significant part of the eastern coast would not exist in 30 years without mitigation plans. …  

29 Sep 2014 | News story

Mekong film screening and panel discussion

Mekong film screening and panel discussion

How can two seemingly opposite demands - sustainable development of a region and the rising demands for energy and economic growth - be met?

29 Sep 2014 | Event

10th Mai Khao Turtle Fun Run and Mini Marathon 2014

IUCN in Fun Run to Help Protect Marine Turtles

Over 600 runners came together in Phuket, Thailand, to run for the protection of marine turtles at the 10th Mai Khao Turtle Fun Run and Mini Marathon 2014 organized by IUCN Member Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation. The event highlighted the successes that can be achieved through the collaboration of public and private stakeholders in the protection of endangered species and their habitat. …  

24 Sep 2014 | Article

IUCN and Absolute World Group at Thailand Property Awards 2014

IUCN addresses environmental sustainability at the Thailand Property Awards

On 11th September in Bangkok, over 500 of the property industry’s leaders in Thailand gathered at the Conrad Hotel for a Gala Dinner and Property Awards Ceremony. Started in 2006, the Thailand Property Awards recognise quality in architecture, design, construction and development, rewarding the best condominiums, housing developments, villas, commercial buildings and hotels.   …  

17 Sep 2014 | Article

Phuket Governor delivers ITOP Forum flag to the next Host - Jeju, South Korea.

Coastal resources and Island Tourism – is sustainability possible?

On 20-22 August, over 300 delegates from 11 famous tourist Islands from around the globe converged on Phuket for the 18th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy Forum (ITOP) where they were welcomed by Maitri Inthusut, governor of Phuket, The Forum aims to promote co-operation among member island cities in the area of art, culture and tourism, with this year’s theme being ‘Sustainable Maritime Tourism Networks’. …  

15 Sep 2014 | Article

13A-069-018 Reef Manta Ray Ventral Shot, Maldives _ Guy Stevens, SOS SAve Our Species, Manta Trust

A good news story unfolds for mantas and sharks

What did it take to get here? And what will it take to go further? asks Isabel Ender, Conservation Strategy Manager with the Manta Trust, an SOS Grantee. …  

11 Sep 2014 | News story

Host Country Agreement signed between IUCN and Indonesia

Landmark agreement signed between IUCN and the Indonesian government to protect biodiversity

Bangkok, 24 August 2014 – IUCN and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia have signed a Host Country Agreement which lays the foundations for future collaboration on efforts to protect and conserve the country’s rich biodiversity while also ensuring sustainable use of natural resources and promoting the development of nature-based solutions to global challenges. …  

27 Aug 2014 | Article

World Ranger Day 2014, Thailand

To rangers with love & admiration

What do you want to be when you grow up? This question is often asked of children. But how many kids answer: “I want to be a ranger"? …  

20 Aug 2014 | Article

A field ranger keeps a close watch over a wild rhino to which he has been assigned in an African Game Park.

Rising murder toll of park rangers calls for tougher laws

With poachers responsible for more than half of ranger deaths over the past two years, IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the International Ranger Federation (IRF) call for a toughened stance against wildlife crime globally, marking World Ranger Day celebrated across the globe on 31 July. …   | French | Spanish

29 Jul 2014 | News story

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