Thailand is a major hub for the international trade in illegal freshwater turtles and tortoises, finds a new report, Pet freshwater turtle and tortoise trade in Chatuchak Market, Bangkok, Thailand, launched today by TRAFFIC, the wildlife monitoring network, a...
In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event.
Are Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) a viable way of financing management of river basins and coastal environments? What steps are needed to develop PES schemes? What experiences and lessons learned have been generated from attempts to develop PES...
Reuters Foundation and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) launch 2008 Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting.
Using conservation and environment to create a “peace park” to support international efforts to resolve the entrenched geopolitical situation between the two Koreas, while protecting the environment.
Using traditional protected areas, and other community-based natural resource management tools in Nepal, Pakistan and Tibet.
From June 22 to 25, 2008 scientists, practitioners, and students will gather in Ha Noi to attend the fourth Asian Wetlands Symposium (AWS). The Ministry of Environment of the Government of Vietnam, IUCN Viet Nam and The Ramsar Centre, Japan are co-...
Livelihoods and Landscapes programme conducts socioeconomic assessments for forest restoration and community development in Huayuan Village.
At the end of November 2007, IUCN co-organized the “Mangrove Restoration for climate change adaptation and Sustainable Development” workshop in Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh city in partnership with other local and international partners.
IUCN Lao joined in this years celebrations of Ramsar's World Wetlands Day, with the theme 'Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People'.