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  • Children with their origami dolphins after origami session Children with their origami dolphins after origami session Photo: IUCN/Fayed Masud Khan

    Bangladesh celebrates first ever International Freshwater Dolphin Day

    16.11.2018

    On the 24th of October, Bangladesh celebrated the International Freshwater Dolphin Day 2018 for the first time. The event was mutually organized by Bangladesh Forest Department, IUCN Bangladesh,CNRS and UNDP Bangladesh under the project, "Expanding the...

  • Participants stand under event banner at closing ceremony Left to right: Sabyasachi Dutta from the Asian Confluence, Chamaporn Paiboonvorachat from the MRC, and Prithviraj Nath from the Asian Confluence at the workshop closing ceremony  Photo: © BRIDGE/IUCN

    Mekong and Brahmaputra-Meghna Basins: Opportunity to collaborate and improve transboundary water management.

    09.11.2018

    On 5 October, 20 representatives from civil society, government, and the academic sector, representing seven countries which are part of the Mekong and Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins, met in Bangkok to identify cross-basin learning and collaboration...

  • Shark dive briefings to our diving team in Koh Tao Shark dive briefings to our diving team in Koh Tao Photo: Eco Koh Tao

    Sharks: Friends not foes!

    05.11.2018

    Blog by Ria Sen, member of the IUCN Comission on Education and Communication

  • Participants of the 'Elaboration of the Gender Roadmap for Laos NBSAP' workshop Participants of the 'Elaboration of the Gender Roadmap for Laos NBSAP' workshop in Vientiane, Lao PDR Photo: Oulaykham Phommachak / IUCN

    Integrating gender considerations into Lao PDR’s National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

    31.10.2018

    On 4 and 5 September, 38 representatives across government ministries, academia, civil society and international organisations attended the “Elaboration of the Gender Roadmap for Laos NBSAP [National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan]” workshop in Vientiane...

  • MARPLASSTICs theory of change workshop MARPLASTICCs Theory of Change workshop at the Marriott Queens Park, Bangkok Photo: Siriporn Sriaram

    MARPLASTICCs workshops guide pilot initiatives to tackle plastic pollution in Thailand and Viet Nam

    29.10.2018

    Marine plastic pollution is a global problem which needs to be tackled at the national level, using methods that are appropriate for the context of each country.

  • Nature based agriculture training Photo: IUCN

    Nature based agriculture and farmer field school demonstrations in Munger, Bihar

    29.10.2018

    On June 15, 2018, IUCN with support from ITC Ltd. and implementation partner, Pravah, organised a farmer field school demonstration for 53 farmers from three different agriscapes of Kharagpur, Asarganj and Munger Sadar at Maniarchak, Bihar. The objective was...

  • 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...

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