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  • Primary school students Recite Poetry on Wetlands Conservation Photo: Primary school students Recite Poetry on Wetlands Conservation © V.Sonim, IUCN Cambodia

    Celebrating World Wetland Day 2019 in Cambodia

    18.03.2019

    In Cambodia, the 2019 World Wetlands Day was celebrated on February 2 in Boeung Prek Lapov Protected Area Landscape in Takeo Province. WWD was organized by the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation of the Ministry of Environment, Wildfowl &...

  • group photo - 40 people with banner in back Photo: IUCN / Corbett Nash

    The Restoration Initiative: A chance to learn from one another

    14.03.2019

    The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme partners gathered for a 5-day knowledge sharing and planning workshop. The workshop offered the first real-...

  • Lew Young at Intercol Conference Photo: IUCN

    IUCN mourns the loss of leading conservationist Lew Young

    11.03.2019

    It is with great sadness that IUCN Asia announces that conservationist Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019. His passing is a tremendous loss to the conservation community.

  • A woman sets fish out to dry, Phuket, Thailand. Photo: Siriporn Sriaram, IUCN Thailand

    New toolkit helps development practitioners integrate gender into sustainable coastal resource management in Asia

    08.03.2019

    In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, IUCN, through its Mangroves for the Future programme, in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), have launched a Gender...

  • Participants to the Master Class on the Prevention and Mitigation of Human-Elephant Conflict Photo: IUCN

    Elephants and people: Exploring options for co-existence in Asia

    06.03.2019

    Analysing and understanding the complexities of human-wildlife conflicts and applying appropriate implementation methods and processes adapted to the local context, are critical in the prevention and mitigation of Human-Elephant Conflict (HEC).

  • Participants to the MFF Completion Workshop Photo: IUCN

    Asia’s largest coastal resource management programme sets sights on further growth

    06.03.2019

    The continuous application of Mangroves for the Future’s (MFF) knowledge and governance structures to leverage and scale up MFF investments, share knowledge and influence national policy development, is critical in contributing to sustainable coastal resource...

  • Oil water separator in the foreground and white water tank in the background of one boat cruise in Ha Long Bay Photo: Oil water separator in the foreground and white water tank in the background of one boat cruise in HLB © IUCN Viet Nam

    Call for participation and paper submission

    01.03.2019

    Ha Long Bay Management Board and IUCN would like to invite businesses, scientists, and professionals from Vietnam and abroad to attend and deliver presentations at "Workshop on technology and management solutions to wastewater from tour boats and tourism...

  • Community Forest Group members in Namey Nichu area Photo: Raphael Glemet

    Nature-based solutions in practice: the example of the Namey Nichu watershed in Bhutan

    01.03.2019

    As part of the BMUB-IKI funded Scaling Up Mountain Ecosystem Based Adaptation project, an IUCN delegation from the Asia Regional Office and Nepal Country Office visited Bhutan in January to learn about the implementation of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES...

  • TOC workshop participants Photo: IUCN ESARO

    How South Africa will beat plastic pollution

    22.02.2019

    Through the MARPLASTICCs project, IUCN is working with South Africa, one of the world’s top 20 contributors of marine plastic pollution, to close the plastic tap.

  • Plastic waste in a canal, Bangkok Photo: Siriporn Sriaram, IUCN Thailand

    IUCN joins Fortune 500 companies to address plastic leaks in their supply chains

    22.02.2019

    IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle Initiative, have joined the strategic committee of a newly launched Plastic Leak Project (PLP), which aims to...

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