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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

Promoting and Supporting Effective and Equitable Governance

In Oceania, millions of people are directly dependent upon nature’s bounties for their daily food, housing and medicine. Good environmental governance will...

Promoting and supporting effective and equitable governance of natural resources

La UICN tiene un largo historial de trabajo sobre las cuestiones relativas a la gobernanza, incluidos los vínculos entre los derechos humanos y la conservación...

Protected area solutions

PANORAMA, Solutions for a Healthy Planet, through its “protected areas solutions” thematic community, profiles specific case studies of such solutions, their...
Gokyo and its associated lakes with Nogjumba glacier in Everest Region Photo: © IUCN Nepal/Amit Poudyal

Protected areas

There are now more than 10,900 protected areas in Asia. IUCN works to help build healthy protected area systems across the region as a foundation for nature...
Protected Area Photo: IUCN

Protected Areas (PAs)

Protected Areas (PAs) are one of the oldest techniques used to protect places and resources for achieving conservation-related goals, and are widely recognized...

Protected Areas and Climate Change

Protected areas are now recognised as decisive tools for sustainable development and the fight against climate change. Beyond conserving species and...
flamingos in west asia Photo: Mudhafar Salim

Protected Areas, Biodiversity & World Heritage Programme

The Protected Areas, Biodiversity & World Heritage programme with this three thematic areas work in harmony to help ecosystems to be resilient and continue...

Quality and effectiveness

But assessing management effectiveness using these methods is not enough to address the core question: Are protected areas achieving a sufficient quality of...
canaima national park venezuela Photo: @ Rebecca Miller

Red List of Ecosystems

Everyone knows that coral reefs are in danger, and that the rainforests are disappearing – or do we? What do we actually know in scientific terms? How much of...
Stabilising soil planting grasses in Chennai,  India Photo: © MFF Secretariat

Regional Projects

Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonder, with a lot of its greatest assets contained in forests, mountains, wetlands, marine habitats and other...

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