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  • US Ambassador Ted Osius (right) joined the coastal clean up with volunteers

    Alliance’s action for a green Ha Long

    17.01.2017

    Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, 10 January 2016 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in collaboration with Bhaya Group, Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Ltd., and the Ha Long City People’s Committee organized a coastal clean-up called “Alliance’s...

  • Group photo during the workshop on Mapping Asia Plants (MAP): Southeast Asia Plant Database Development

    Workshop on Mapping Asia Plants (MAP): Southeast Asia Plant Database Development

    16.01.2017

    On Nov. 28 - 30, the Workshop on Mapping Asia Plants (MAP): Southeast Asia Plant Database Development was held in Beijing. The workshop was organised by the Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences (BC-CAS), a member of IUCN. In attendance were 24...

  • Rita Rani poses for a photo with Mele, which is a raw material for cottage-craft now locally grown by women’s community enterprise in Shyamnagar, Bangladesh © IUCN Bangladesh and Nabolok Parishad

    Nature: the decisive solution for the climate change crisis

    16.01.2017

    This blog, published in Thomson Reuters Foundation News, highlights how MFF harnesses the natural functions of ecosystems and women’s strength in resource management to bring about better solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Last updated - Thu, 19 Jan 2017
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