News | 20 Oct, 2022
Plastic waste and pollution affect every part of the globe and every ecosystem. Innovative solutions that use recycled plastic material for reusable food containers, construction materials, furniture, and partnerships for bottle-to-bottle recycling are highlighted in the eight business plans and…
Story | 23 Sep, 2022
Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment has renewed its support for World Heritage Leadership, a capacity-building programme jointly run by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of…
WCEL successfully hosted its 3rd International Environmental Law Conference at the University of Oslo. The conference focused on the Transformative Power of Law: Addressing Global Environmental Challenges.
Story | 13 Aug, 2020
Even though naturally perfectly equipped to roam the steep mountains of Central Asia, the snow leopard is facing extinction. Around 7,500 individuals live in the wild, according to the most recent estimates. There is a strong commitment of conservationists to prevent the extinction of the…
Story | 02 Feb, 2020
Cold Winter Deserts in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are among six globally significant biodiversity sites in Central Asia that could potentially qualify for World Heritage status, according to a new report launched today by IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage.