Asia is a land full of natural and cultural wonders. But the region faces critical challenges, including poverty, water shortages and climate change. IUCN works with states and civil society in the region to build solutions together.
Effective visitor management practices in protected areas were highlighted at the 11th Meeting of the World Protected Areas Leaders Forum (WPALF) held in March 2019 in Victoria, Australia.
The Korea National Park Service (KNPS) and the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation of Thailand (DNP) recently enhanced their knowledge about marine national park management.
IUCN is sad to announce that Mr Mahfuz Ullah, IUCN Regional Councillor for South and East Asia from 2008 to 2012 and former Chair of the National Committee of IUCN Members in Bangladesh, has passed away.