Asia

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Pakistan’s “Protected Areas Initiative” will prove to be a historic milestone for nature conservation in Pakistan. Article by Malik Amin Aslam Khan. 
“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” The above quote by famous naturalist Henry David Thoreau is from 1862 but the year 2020 has brought out its real significance. The world today has...
IUCN is providing capacity-building support to representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, and Nepal...
The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) River Basin has a total area of over 1.7 million km2 and is home to more than 600 million people, making it one of the largest and most populated river basins in...
Project title: Building River Dialogue and Governance for civil society organisations in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins (BRIDGE GBM) Location: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basins (...
NbS is defined as the “actions to protect, sustainably manage and restore natural or modified ecosystems that address societal challenges (e.g....
The strategic use of natural infrastructure, including forests and wetlands, can help infrastructure managers and policymakers address the interconnected challenges facing water, energy, and food...
Effective water governance in shared river basins is not simply a national matter but requires a framework of policies, laws and institutions that...
Water diplomacy should be a process that operates under the authority of sovereign national governments, requiring their ultimate agreement, but which also unlocks cooperation among multiple...
Nexus thinking (or “nexus”) refers to an integrated planning process that exploits the synergies between energy, water, food, and the environment to...
The countries sharing the GBM Basin fall into the category of ‘high to extremely high’ water-stressed areas. Unchanged, the current independent approaches to water, food energy, and the environment...
Seabed mining effects will probably not be confined to the sea floor, argues a Proceedings of the National Academy (PNAS) journal article from the...
Deep-sea mining activities are anticipated to begin soon for copper, cobalt, zinc, manganese and other valuable metals as interest has grown substantially in the last decade. Most research assessing...
CEM North East Asia Regional Chair : Shikui DongCEM North East Asia Regional Co Chair : Lu WenCEM Steering Committee Focal Point Madhav Karki Countries and Territories of the Region China - Japan...
CEM Central Asia Regional Chair:  Muhammad Zaheer KhanCEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Madhav Karki The Commission on Ecosystem Management Steering Committee decided at its meeting September 9-15...
Vu Gia-Thu Bon (VG-TB) is the ninth largest river basin in Viet Nam and stands out as the only large river system in central Viet Nam that discharges...
Recognizing the fact that upstream land and water use can have a disproportionate impact on estuaries and coastal environments, several management approaches have been developed to integrate land and...
Stand-alone Red List Authority
IUCN SSC Red List Authority Coordinator: Yulita Kusumadewi The mission of the Indonesian Plant Red List Authority (IPRLA) is to conduct comprehensive risk assessment for Indonesian Plant Species...

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