Press release | 20 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 July 2022 (IUCN) - At the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress, twelve rangers and ranger teams from around the world received an International Ranger Award today for their extraordinary commitment to protecting nature and helping local communities.
Blog | 20 Apr, 2021
In the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), there are no female chiefs or heads of wards across the 40 villages in Walungu. The low level of representation in these leadership spaces means that women face an uphill battle when it comes to accessing land rights.
Story | 05 Sep, 2019
Lions and their landscapes are a major part of Africa’s lifeblood indicator. Facing a catastrophic decline in lion population and habitat, a fresh report is the first to look in detail at the wider ecosystem services lions and…
Story | 22 May, 2019
IUCN, the government, partners, and a key local governance working group collaborate to ensure sustainable land management in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Mangai landscape – through the application of the restoration opportunities assessment methodology.
Story | 04 Oct, 2018
Establishing the Governance Working Group in the Mangai landscape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a crucial step in managing forests landscapes
Story | 13 Nov, 2017
CEESP NEWS - By Rainforest Foundation UK
The Rainforest Foundation UK has launched Rainforest Parks and People – an interactive website aimed at increasing the transparency and accountability…
Story | 28 Apr, 2017
Beyond conservation science, World Heritage is driven by human motivations such as pride, and passion. Bantu Lukambo and Josué Kambasu Mukura were recognised at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress as Heritage Heroes for their outstanding contribution to the conservation of Virunga National…
Story | 04 Sep, 2016
The public has spoken, choosing Bibhuti Lahkar as the people’s choice Heritage Hero, for his dedication to the conservation of India’s Manas Wildlife Sanctuary. The result of last week’s online voting was announced at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i, USA.
Story | 02 May, 2016
IUCN is shocked by the attack recently carried out by elephant poachers in Garamba National Park, which killed three rangers and injured another two, including the park’s manager Erik Mararv.