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  • South Sikkim IUCN workshop Photo: IUCN\ Jhony Lepcha

    Orientation training cum exposure visit to promote organic farming in South Sikkim


    On November 26-27, 2018, IUCN organised a two-day orientation training cum exposure visit on “Bio-pesticides, Bio-composting, Bio-fertilizer and Vermi-composting to support Organic Farming” at Mamley-Kamrang watershed, South Sikkim. The collaborating partners...

  • Women farmers at workshop Photo: IUCN\ Patanjali Kumar

    From invasive to compost: Water hyacinth for compost preparation in Munger, Bihar


    The IUCN India - ITC Ltd. partnership project on ‘Sustainable Agriscapes for the Future’ found that water bodies of the Kharagpur Agriscape cluster are infested with different invasive species, especially water hyacinth. This invasive is...

  • Stranded turtle Stranded turtle in Goa Photo: Terra Conscious

    Collaborative marine stranding network: Ocean Watch - Goa


    In recent years, with increasing social awareness and interest in marine science, there has been an increase in reporting of stranding incidents of marine species in the media. In an effort to systematically document such marine stranding incidents along the...

  • 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


    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


    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


    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...

  • Fishermen with their catch on the Meghna River, Bangladesh Fishermen with their catch on the Meghna River, Bangladesh Photo: © Enamul Mazid Khan Siddique/Oxfam Bangladesh

    New report lays groundwork for benefit sharing in Meghna River Basin


    IUCN’s Building River Dialogue and Governance (BRIDGE) Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) project has developed a profile and preliminary scoping study on Benefit sharing opportunities in the Meghna Basin for Bangladesh and India. The document is the first of...

  • Floating bed with seedlings, Viet Nam Seedlings growing on a floating bed in Tri Ton, An Giang, Viet Nam. Photo: ©Gian Tang Phuong/IUCN

    Blog: Floating agriculture drifts from Bangladesh to Viet Nam


    Floating agriculture is an age-old practice in Bangladesh. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah of IUCN Bangladesh writes on the recent introduction of this famous, traditional farming system to the Mekong Delta as an example of south-south cooperation.

  • Dr. T.P. Singh, Paul Hugentobler and SCCC and IUCN senior staff Dr Tejpal Singh (centre left) and Mr Paul Hugentobler (centre right) exchange MoUs at the signing ceremony. Photo: Elaine Mumford/IUCN

    Siam City Cement Group collaborates with IUCN to enhance biodiversity conservation in Asia


    Bangkok, Thailand, 27 November 2018 - Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature to implement robust sustainable environmental development standards for...

  • Participants were discussing in the meeting Photo: Participants were discussing in the meeting © IUCN Viet Nam

    A nexus assessment of the 3S river basins: initial results and feedback


    Over the last 18 months, IUCN, ICEM, and IWMI have been preparing a water-food-energy-environment (WFEE) nexus assessment of the Srepok, Sesan, and Sekong (3S) River Basins in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam on behalf of the US State Department’s Nexus Futures...


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