Mesoamerica

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The Ordinary Assembly of the Sixaola River Basin Binational Commission (CBCRS), celebrated on may 23th and 24th, 2018 in Costa Rica, had the...
Cahuita, Talamanca, Costa Rica; May 2018. Representatives of the ministries and agencies of Costa Rica and Panama with presence in the zone, indigenous development associations of both countries, as...
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
With the disastrous impacts of palm oil on biodiversity from a global perspective, there are no simple solutions.
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i in September 2016, IUCN’s Members established the IUCN Oil Palm Task Force to undertake a situation analysis on oil palm and biodiversity...
It is expected to consolidate a tool for continuous improvement in the Selva Maya protected areas management, according to the same comparative...
Chetumal, Mexico, June 2018. The IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, along with the support of the protected area agencies of the three governments that share the...
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...
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...
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...
Global challenge, joint efforts Selva Maya is a strategic block of important natural ecosystems. It is the second largest tropical forest of America, after the Amazon rainforest. It possesses an...
Through the BRIDGE approach, which promotes dialogues for good water governance, the Binational Committee of the Sumpul river sub-basin has been...
San Ignacio, Chalatenango, El Salvador; May 2018. The Sumpul river sub-basin, located on the border between Honduras and El Salvador, corresponds to a sub-basin that, together with the Mocal river,...
Blue Solutions is a global project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB...
The Blue Solutions project provides a global platform to collate, share and generate knowledge and capacity for sustainable management and equitable governance of our blue planet.  It thus...
The IUCN ‘Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas’ (GLPCA) is a global programme to encourage, achieve and promote effective, equitable and...
The IUCN Green List Standard User Manual The GLPCA Standard is backed by a IUCN Green List User Manual describing the rules and procedures that entities involved in the GLPCA programme have to...

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