India

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Over the last decade, IUCN has been working with governments, civil societies and academics in Asia on trans-boundary hydro-diplomacy through its...
On 19 June 2017, Oxfam in Bangladesh launched a five-year project to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the trans-boundary Brahmaputra-Meghna river...
Driving along the winding hill roads of the Indian state of Uttarakhand from Dehra Dun to Pithoragarh, one cannot fail to be impressed by the...
Geographically, the state of Uttarakhand is centrally located in the Himalayan region. Mountainous regions account for 89% of the state’s area, and according to the latest forest report[1], 47% of...
Whales, dolphins and propoises are arguably the best known and most commonly seen marine mammals; over 25 species are found in India. The size and...
IUCN, through the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative, Terra Conscious and the Goa Forest Department organized a series of workshops on 28 and 29 June towards strengthening Marine Mammal...
Sixth Regional Steering Committee meeting of the South Asia Vulture Recovery Programme was held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 28 June 2017. Representatives...
The meeting was chaired by Mr. Prakash Mathema, Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal and co-chaired by Dr. Tej Pal Singh, Deputy Regional Director, IUCN Asia...
As the sun rises and the flooded forests of Cambodia’s Stung Seng wildlife sanctuary come alive with the chattering and whooping of endangered...
Located in the Tonle Sap biosphere reserve, the unique wetlands ecosystem of Stung Seng provides food and shelter for a number of species and acts as an important fish nursery. Surrounding floating...
IUCN has been working with Ultratech Cements Limited to enhance the company’s performance towards biodiversity conservation. A key component of the...
Workshop sessions were designed based on the BET Module I: 'Understanding Business and Ecosystem linkages.' Key technical sessions included the basics of business and ecosystesm services, business...
India’s National Green Tribunal convened the “World Environment Congress” from 25-26 March, 2017 in New Delhi where judges, lawyers, scientists, and...
By ensuring diverse geographical and knowledgeable representation, the sessions brought forth healthy discussions and results-oriented resolutions to problems. WCEL was one of the many enthusiastic...
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, India
Words by Prabal Kr. Das One of India’s most committed conservation workers is also one of the most low-profile. Working in Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, below the radar of public exposure, he truly...
IUCN has been working with Tata Steel since 2013, to enhance company’s performance toward biodiversity conservation. In pursuit of this, Tata Steel...
Monitoring and reporting plays a vital role in sustainable management of biodiversity. It provides better understanding of implementation progress as well as increased corporate accountability and...
On this year’s International Day of Forests (21 March), the Government of Bangladesh has unveiled two new publications on Asian Elephants in the...
IUCN has recently investigated the total number of resident wild elephants in Bangladesh and it gives an official estimate of 268 elephants, all residing in south-eastern forest areas of the country...
A new video on the importance of transboundary cooperation for equitable and sustainable water resources development was launched today by IUCN, on...
The video was produced as part of the BRIDGE Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (BRIDGE GBM) project, an initiative launched by IUCN Asia in 2016, and supported by The Asia Foundation, to develop a regional...

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