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Located approximately 25 km off the coast of Balochistan province, Astola is Pakistan’s largest offshore island. Also known as “Jezira Haft Talar” (Island of the Seven Hills) due to the small, rocky mountains that span the 6.7 km2 island, this scenic spot has...
Monaco, 4 April 2017 (IUCN) – The Arctic Ocean urgently needs protection as melting sea ice is opening up previously inaccessible areas to activities such as shipping, bottom trawl fishing and oil exploration, according to a scientific report launched today...
The importance of collaborative protected area management through active stakeholder engagement took centre stage at the second Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) workshop held in Hakone, Japan from 13-15 February 2017.
Clamote Rodrigues, Diana, Fischborn, Marie