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  • Group photo of ARMC Meeting participants Asia Regional Members Committee Meeting participants Photo: © IUCN

    IUCN Asia Regional Members Committee Meeting

    25.10.2018

    The Asia Regional Members Committee (ARMC) meeting was held in Huangshan City, Anhui Province, China from 11 to 12 September under the chairmanship of Prof. Ma Keping. The meeting was supported by the Bureau of International Co-operation, Chinese Academy of...

  • Third Tripartite Partnership Meeting of IUCN Members in China, Japan, and Korea Third Tripartite Partnership Meeting of IUCN Members in China, Japan, and Korea Photo: © IUCN

    Third Tripartite Partnership Meeting of IUCN Members in China, Japan and Republic of Korea

    25.10.2018

    The third Tripartite Partnership meeting was held on 8 and 9 September 2018 at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) International Conference Center in Beijing, China. The meeting was organised by the Biodiversity Committee of the Chinese...

  • Wildlife club members at Independent school receiving training and planting mangrove seedlings in the wetland site Wildlife club members at Independent school receiving training and planting mangrove seedlings in the wetland site Photo: Green Islands Foundation

    Future Wetland Guardians of the Seychelles

    24.10.2018

    Wetlands are extremely important. However, in the Seychelles, many people refer to wetlands as marshes, which is perceived as synonymous to dirty water.

  • Participants of the FFF phase II launching workshop Participants of the FFF phase II launching workshop Photo: IUCN

    Second phase of FFF launched in Nepal

    22.10.2018

    The second phase of Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), a global partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), IUCN and Agricord, was launched on...

  • grupal del Comité Directivo de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN Group photo of the Steering Committee of IUCN Species Survival Commission gathered in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: SSC/IUCN

    Experts on species conservation gather in Bangkok

    17.10.2018

    The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Steering Committee will meet in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 15th to 18th, to examine its role and actions to address the challenges of biodiversity conservation. 

  • Western gray whale and salmon set nets near Sakhalin Island Western gray whale and salmon set nets near Sakhalin Island Photo: No attribution

    Western gray whales at great risk from salmon nets – IUCN-backed study

    11.10.2018

    Gland, Switzerland (IUCN) - A new IUCN-backed scientific article published today finds that threatened western gray whales are at “very high risk” of entanglement in coastal salmon nets near Russia’s Sakhalin island, which often leads to their injury or death...

  • Participants at the biodiversity training in Munge Photo: IUCN

    Training on Biodiversity Registers and Biodiversity Management Committees in Munger, Bihar

    05.10.2018

    IUCN India with support of ITC Ltd. has initiated a “Sustainable Agriscapes for Future” programme in the Munger district of Bihar. Under this programme, one of the objectives is to revive the ecosystem services which would not only help carry out sustainable...

  • A small boat moves through a canal near a small, gold pagoda among wetland vegetation Workshop participants in boats pass Golden Rock Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda at Moeyungyi, a Ramsar site and part of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Photo: © Elaine Mumford/IUCN

    Shaping the future: Indo-Burma’s wetlands experts rework Ramsar Regional Strategic Plan

    05.10.2018

    Members and partners of the Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI), including government representatives, academics, international organisation partners of Ramsar and others, gathered in Yangon in late July to workshop the IBRRI Strategic Plan for...

  • Individual mangrove growing, Thailand Early stages of mangrove growth, Thailand Photo: Ana Grillo

    Mangroves For the Future video: A look back

    05.10.2018

    IUCN Asia and Mangroves for the Future (MFF) have produced a video showcasing MFF’s growth and impact in Asia. This video was recently premiered at the 15th meeting of the MFF Regional Steering Committee that took place in Bali, Indonesia, at the end of...

  • Solar panels installed in Sikkim Photo: IUCN

    Demonstration of decentralized solar energy in the Indian Himalayan states

    04.10.2018

    Under the Government of India’s National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), IUCN is implementing the project ‘Coping with Uncertainties: Building Community Resilience and Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change in the Indian Himalayan Region’.  As...

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