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Transport is the Pacific’s largest energy use, consuming 48% of Pacific fossil fuel imports. Sea transport is a significant component.

Oceania Centre for Sustainable Transport launched

The University of the South Pacific and IUCN have joined forces to launch an Oceania Centre for Sustainable Transport. …  

13 Dec 2013 | News story

Fiji’s Minister of Environment and Attorney General, Mr. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum highlighting the ten key actions during the conference

IUCN applauds ‘ten key actions’ for Pacific conservation

IUCN applauds the declaration of ‘ten key actions’ made today by high-level representatives from government, the private sector and civil society at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas. …  

06 Dec 2013 | News story

Viliame stuck in mud during the survey.

Locals need not rely so much on external consultants

“Pacific Islanders do not need to rely so much on external consultants," says Dr. Milika Sobey, Water and Wetlands Programme Coordinator of IUCN Oceania Regional Office while speaking at a panel discussion this week at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas.   …  

06 Dec 2013 | News story

Taholo Kami at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas held in Suva, Fiji.

Chair of conservation roundtable announced

Mr. Taholo Kami, the Regional Director of IUCN Oceania Regional Office, was officially handed back the title of Chair of the Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation this morning at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas.   …  

06 Dec 2013 | News story
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Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism of Palau, Honourable F. Umiich Sengebau and Regional Director of IUCN Oceania Regional Office, Mr. Taholo Kami during the signing last night.

Furthering commitments to nature: Palau and IUCN team up

The government of the Republic of Palau signed a Memorandum of Understanding last night with IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, sealing a partnership to further conservation commitments for both parties. …  

05 Dec 2013 | News story

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9th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas

Natural Solutions : Buidling Changes for a resilient Pacific - 2-6 December 2013, Fiji …  

02 Dec 2013 | Event
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NAILSMA joins IUCN

IUCN Oceania welcomes NAILSMA, The North Australian Indigenous Land & Sea Management Alliance Ltd, into the Union following their membership approval at the 82nd meeting of the IUCN Council.   …  

28 Nov 2013 | Article

The Golden mantled tree kangaroo.

PNG’s Tenkile Conservation Alliance joins IUCN

The Tenkile Conservation Alliance (TCA) has become the first organisation from Papua New Guinea to join IUCN. Today IUCN welcomed the TCA into the Union following their membership approval at the 82nd meeting of the IUCN Council.   …  

28 Nov 2013 | News story

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IUCN Nature Fiesta

 A side event of the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas.  …  

27 Nov 2013 | Event

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Enabling the wise use of wetlands through integrated wetland management

An innovative action planning toolkit on wetland conservation and management is now available online. Funded by the European Commission, as part of the HighARCS project, the Wetland Resources Action Planning (WRAP) Toolkit offers researchers, technical planners and policy-makers a systematic approach to conserving and sustainably managing aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity at any site scale. The toolkit provides a suite of methods and practices, together with insights from lessons learned. …  

19 Nov 2013 | News story


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