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  • Communities travel to and fro with their belongings between the islands of the Indian Sundarban.

    Community Conservation in the Indian Sundarbans

    26.05.2017

    In April 2017, Springer Journals published a special edition on Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. IUCN, in partnership with the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (SBR), Government of West Bengal, contributed a chapter on Participatory Wetland...

  • Toyota IUCN Red List event

    Highlighting the importance of private sector engagement in biodiversity conservation

    24.05.2017

    To highlight the importance of private sector engagement in biodiversity conservation and to raise awareness on the species extinction crisis, IUCN and Toyota Motor Corporation have jointly organised a partnership event 'THE ROAD AHEAD: TOYOTA and THE IUCN...

  • Potentail site survey in Stung Sen Core area, Cambodia

    Tapping into sustainable tourism to safeguard biodiversity

    22.05.2017

    As the sun rises and the flooded forests of Cambodia’s Stung Seng wildlife sanctuary come alive with the chattering and whooping of endangered monkeys with their elegant silvery-grey fur, fishermen from the Phat Sanday commune make their way towards the lake...

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