Caribbean

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Caribbean” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
Read the Latest Issue 2018 September  Editorial, Protecting Mountains – region by region, Mount Lico: Mozambique’s time capsule, 2 headlines—2017 good...2018 not so good, take The Track to wild...
The IUCN Green List User Manual The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas programme guidance can be found in the IUCN Green List User Manual, which describes the procedures that entities...
Latin American and Caribbean countries are at the forefront of the first effects of ocean acidification on people’s lives, according to experts who...
Research suggests that rising seawater acidity is already impacting the ability of organisms such as shellfish and corals in the region to build shells and skeletons. This could undermine regional...
Manama, Bahrain, 26 June 2018 (IUCN) – The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System – the world’s second largest coral reef system after the Great Barrier...
For the past 10 years or so, the World Heritage site has been facing threats from potential oil activities and unsustainable tourism development. However, Belize recently announced a ban on oil...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is: To encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Who we are Since its creation in 1948, IUCN has been engaging business to help conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and...
The region has two regional committees and nine national committees.
Mesoamerican Regional Committee It was established in 1997 and officially recognised by the IUCN Council in October 2001. The Mesoamerica Regional Committee is made up of members from Mexico and...
Photo: D.B. Snyder, 2014 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish...
Photo: W. Palm Bch. Fishing Club, 2012 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to achieve global conservation and sustainable use of...

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