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  • Plantation by KVK in-charge Plantation by KVK in-charge Mr. Mukesh Kumar Photo: IUCN\ Patanjali Kumar

    IUCN in collaboration with ITC Ltd. celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity (22nd May)

    29.05.2018

    IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, in collaboration with ITC Ltd. celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity on May 22, 2018 at Munger, Bihar, India. An interactive session on 'Biodiversity for Sustainable...

  • Dr Ananda Mallawatantri sharing his vast experience on ISEA with the participants Dr Ananda Mallawatantri sharing his vast experience on ISEA with the participants Photo: © PEDRR

    Contributing to greening post-crisis recovery for resilient reconstruction

    28.05.2018

    Organized by UN Environment together with the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR), the seminar was titled, “Greening post-crisis recovery for resilient reconstruction”. The seminar was held in Geneva from 25-27 April 2018.

  • An IUCN volunteer is collecting turtle' s eggs for incubator center in Con Dao National Park Photo: An IUCN volunteer is collecting turtle' s eggs for incubator center in Con Dao National Park © IUCN VN/Bao Ngan

    Announcement of volunteers list for marine turtle conservation volunteer programme in Hon Cau Marine Protected Area

    27.05.2018

    On behalf of organizers, IUCN would like to express our sincere thanks for all applicants of marine turtle conservation volunteer programme 2018 in Hon Cau Marine Protected Area.

  • Group photo of Nepal ToT participants Group photo of Nepal ToT participants Photo: © IUCN Nepal

    Nepal’s ecosystem-based adaptation experts trained to train local communities

    23.05.2018

    In November 2017, a two-day national level workshop and a four-day Training of Trainers (ToT) were carried out in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of IUCN’s “Enhancing Capacity, Knowledge and Technology Support to Build Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Developing...

  • biodiversity Students attending the workshop on biodiversity organized by IUCN. Photo: © IUCN/ Bounthang Singhaphan

    Ecosystem education for kids in Lao PDR

    21.05.2018

    On 3 May, IUCN Lao PDR organised an event in Nakai district, Khammouan province, where the Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA) is located. The event, which aimed to bring awareness to local communities about the importance and benefits of conservation...

  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

    18.05.2018

    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...

  • A farmer plants rice seedlings in a paddy Straight-row transplanting reduces the cost of rice seed  Photo: © NEWS

    Less is more: Climate-smart agricultural techniques maximise income and land productivity

    16.05.2018

    In Badadiya village in Odisha, India, agriculture generates little income – yet many households are forced to rely on it for lack of viable alternatives. Most of the land in the area is being converted to prawn farms, and the damage to the environment and to...

  • training Training attendees, before patrol exercise  Photo: @ IUCN

    Patrol teams trained to defend Lao PDR’s protected areas

    14.05.2018

    Since February 2018, IUCN has been working with local communities and government officials to extensively train patrol teams in three parts of Khammouan Province, in and around the Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA).

  • A reef with several kinds of colorful coral A healthy reef ecosystem in Koh Rong NMP Photo: © MFF Cambodia

    Koh Rong National Marine Park: A first for Cambodia

    14.05.2018

    On 8 February 2018, the Cambodian government announced the establishment of the Koh Rong National Marine Park (NMP) – a first for the country. The park covers over 52,000ha – an area two thirds the size of Bangkok – along the coast of Preah Sihanouk and...

  • ROAM presentation at Uttarakhand Summit IUCN presents ROAM study findings at Uttarakhand Summit Photo: IUCN\ India

    IUCN presents ROAM findings at the Summit on Climate Resilient Mountain Agriculture organised by the Government of Uttarakhand, India

    11.05.2018

    On 2-4 May 2018, the Uttarakhand Watershed Management Directorate organised a Summit on Climate Resilient Mountain Agriculture in Dehradun, the state capital. IUCN India was invited to present the key findings of the restoration opportunity assessment study...

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