North America

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “North America” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Over the years, IUCN or the Panel has released a number of statements and public letters on various topics and concerns related to the potential...
Public Statement / Letter Subject From To Reply Public statement dated 17 May 2018 (English and Russian) Acoustic monitoring during Sakhalin Energy's 2018 seismic survey Western...
Below are the links to the meeting reports in English and Russian of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) and its preceding Panels since...
Meeting  Meeting date  Location Link to report  Отчет на русском языке   WGWAP-19 Planned for 14 - 16 November 2018 Russian Federation       WGWAP - 18 15 - 17...
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...
Find in the table below the date and links to the reports of the meetings of the various task forces:
Task Force Meeting date Meeting location Meeting Ref. Link to report   Noise Task Force March 2018 Switzerland NTF-14 Report   Noise Task Force  November 2017...
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...
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...
Seismic surveys used in oil and gas exploration and development employ powerful, repeated airgun pulses. This noise is dangerous for nearby animals...
Responsible Practices for Seismic Surveys Building on IUCN’s scientific research and conservation practice and on the 10+ years’ experience of the WGWAP, in 2016 IUCN released a detailed manual on...
Neil CoxManager, Biodiversity Assessment Unit Neil Cox is the Manager of the Biodiversity Assessment Unit, a joint initiative of the IUCN Species Survival Commission and Conservation International's...
From time to time, IUCN together with WCPA and other partners produces books and journal articles on topics related to protected areas. Some of...
The Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development by the Secretariat of Convention on Biological...
CEESP News -- Communities Conservation Research Network (CCRN) From every part of the world (except Antarctica), over 400 people will converge on ...
The conference will bring together people from many different backgrounds – including community representatives, researchers, Indigenous organizations, governments and nongovernmental organizations. ...
CEESP News - by Aroha Te Pareake Mead, CEESP Chair, 2008-2016 The work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and...
  The work of IPBES has direct relevance to CEESP at many different levels.  IPBES has made clear that inclusion of indigenous and local knowledge in ecosystem assessments is essential. In the IPBES...

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