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  • A monk blesses Muansila FCZ in Kho Tai Village as part of the official designation ceremony A monk blesses Muansila FCZ in Kho Tai Village as part of the official designation ceremony Photo: © Living River Association

    Fish Conservation Zones lead to stronger communities, fewer conflicts and more fish

    06.12.2018

    Fish Conservation Zones (FCZs) are areas that are closed to fishing in order to protect habitats and restore fish populations. Besides their use for conservation, FCZs can also be a valuable tool for strengthening local communities and reducing local conflict...

  • Launching of Eco-tourism report on the Astola Island Launching of Eco-tourism report on the Astola Island Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Astola Island Ecological Baseline Study on the Cards - Says Adviser to the Prime Minister

    03.12.2018

    Islamabad, November 30, 2018   The Astola Island Ecological Baseline Study was on the cards of the Government. This was stated by Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Changeduring the IUCN Pakistan National Committee...

  • Sumatra rhino ssc Photo: Ridho Hafizh Zainur Ridha/WWF-Indonesia

    Rescue of critically endangered Sumatran rhino brings new hope for the species

    30.11.2018

    KUTAI BARAT, 28 November 2018: The Government of Indonesia and Sumatran Rhino Rescue, a groundbreaking alliance of leading international conservation organizations have successfully rescued and relocated a critically endangered but healthy female rhino to a...

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