Workshop participants toured wetlands to consider WFE governance options.

Stakeholder Feedback to Shape Water for Food and Ecosystems Framework

Water stakeholders convened at an IUCN-MARD-organised workshop in Hue from 12-13 December to discuss a draft water management framework meant to foster multi-sectoral collaboration at national and local levels. …  

05 Jan 2009 | News story

Tài nguyên đất ngập nước ở Cần Giờ có thể được quản lý tốt hơn với cơ chế PES

VN Wetlands Education Network Explores Payments for Environmental Services

An IUCN-organised consultation meeting on Dec. 4 – 5 allowed experts to consider possibilities for conserving Viet Nam’s wetlands through a Payment for Environmental Services (PES) mechanism. …   | Vietnamese

30 Dec 2008 | News story

Trang (left) and colleagues at an IUCN book launch.

Gaining Professional Skills at IUCN

I have been working for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as an intern for nearly four months. Thanks to the help of many experts here, I have already gained many working experiences and lessons that are very important and useful for my career in the future. Indeed, I really love working here not only for the professional working environment, but also for the IUCN staff, who are very kind and willing to explain concepts and assignments to me. …  

26 Dec 2008 | News story

Một học sinh trường Hải An diễn giải bức tranh nói về bảo tồn rùa biển của mình

Thi tìm hiểu kiến thức cho học sinh hướng tới bảo tồn rùa biển

Khoảng 400 học sinh của hai trường cấp hai tại tỉnh Quảng Trị đã thể hiện kiến thức về bảo tồn rùa biển được học theo một giáo trình do IUCN Việt Nam xây dựng tại hai cuộc thi nâng cao nhận thức vào ngày 20 và 21 tháng 12 năm 2008. …  

24 Dec 2008 | News story
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A student at Hai An school explains how his drawings depict sea turtle conservation issues.

Student Contests Promote Sea Turtle Conservation

About 400 students at two middle schools in Quang Tri province demonstrated their knowledge of a sea turtle conservation curriculum developed by IUCN Viet Nam at awareness-raising competitions during the weekend of 20-21 December …  

24 Dec 2008 | News story


Kammandhaluwa is smiling and prosperous – With water from a Small Tank restored by a Women’s Society

The Wilpotha Kantha Ithurum Parishramaya (Women’s Saving Effort-Wilpotha), an NGO from Wilpotha in  Puttalam was one of the recipients of a small grants scheme, implemented by IUCN Sri Lanka under the Community Conservation Support Fund (CCSF) financed by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Sri  Lanka.   

22 Dec 2008 | News story

IUCN staff and partners discuss research into resource use in forest communities

Nghiên cứu để thông tin cho các dự án gắn sử dụng rừng với xóa đói giảm nghèo

Các nhà nghiên cứu được IUCN hỗ trợ tham gia Hội thảo ở tỉnh Bắc Kạn từ ngày 28-30/11/2008 đã hoàn thiện các kế hoạch nghiên cứu cho một tiến trình phân tích nhằm đưa ra những thông tin về người nghèo ở nông thôn sống phụ thuộc vào rừng ở Tỉnh Bắc Kạn. …  

05 Dec 2008 | News story

IUCN staff and partners discuss research into resource use in forest communities

Research to Inform Projects Tying Forest Use to Poverty Reduction

IUCN-supported researchers at a Nov. 28-30 workshop in Bac Kan Province finalised study plans for an analytical process aimed to generate information on the province’s forest-dependent rural poor.   

05 Dec 2008 | News story

A close shot of medicinal plant Yarsa Gomba (cordyceps sinensis)

TRAFFIC Releases New Report on the Rising Wildlife consumption in China

TRAFFIC’s yearly snapshot of wildlife trade in China was released on 10 November 2008 and it shows that in the past year, China has contributed to the illegal timber trade in Africa, increased its trade in herbal medicines and increased its consumption of wildlife. …  

04 Dec 2008 | News story

Mr. Stewart Maginnis presenting in “International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change"

IUCN-China Co-sponsors "International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change”

Going beyond just planting trees, the benefits of forest restoration include addressing climate change, conserving biodiversity, and protecting the world's water supplies. Discussed in the international workshop, “International Workshop on Forest Landscape Restoration and the Linkage to Climate Change,” is how Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) can tackle environmental issues facing China. …  

04 Dec 2008 | News story

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