Story | 06 Apr, 2021
Gland, Switzerland, 06 April 2021 – More than 10,000 young people will connect and exchange ideas online at the first-ever International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Youth Summit, from 6 to 16 April. The outcomes of the Summit will be presented to the IUCN…
Story | 30 Aug, 2019
By Patricia Parkinson - WCEL and CEESP members discussed the importance of cultural impact assessments as a critical tool for environmental planning at the IUCN Oceania Regional Conservation Forum.
Story | 03 Oct, 2018
WCEL Chair Antonio Benjamin, CEESP Chair Kristen Walker-Painemilla, and CEC Chair Sean Southey attended the Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods Conference in Halifax, Canada from 28-30 May 2018.
Story | 11 Jul, 2018
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members presented and participated in the event.
Story | 22 Apr, 2018
IUCN Indigenous Peoples Member Organisation representative Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos delivered the following statement to the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York City last week.
Story | 13 Oct, 2017
CEESP News - by Hanna Jaireth, member of IUCN CEESP, WCEL, WCPA
One of the technical papers in a broad blueprint for the next generation of environmental laws in Australia calls for a more strategic national approach to marine and coastal governance, including nationally consistent laws…
Press release | 22 Jun, 2017
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific and technical advisory panel on the restoration of the Rio Doce watershed in Brazil, following the 2015 collapse of the Fundão tailings dam at the…
Story | 03 Oct, 2016
Originally published in Global Water Forum, Monday 3 October 2016. To maximise downstream water quantity, you remove vegetation – all of it, including the trees. To counter rising carbon dioxide levels, you plant trees – lots of them. How should we do both?
Story | 03 Aug, 2016
Are you working in conservation? In forest, marine, climate change areas or others? Has water made an unexpected appearance in your work? Then we are looking for your story.
Story | 01 Feb, 2016
Each year, 2 February marks World Wetlands Day, to celebrate our planet’s wetlands but also to draw attention to the challenges that their degradation brings.