Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.
In Shyamnagar, Bangladesh, approximately 17,000 hectares of land (nearly the area of Washington D.C.) are being used for shrimp cultivation.
Mangrove forests are among the most productive ecosystems on earth. They provide a variety of ecological and socio-economic services benefitting millions of people living in coastal areas. Mangrove ecosystems are important nursery and feeding habitats for...
In November, IUCN ran a week-long training course on restoration for all national park managers in Myanmar, funded as part of a long-running collaboration with the Norwegian Environment Agency.