Oceania

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Oceania” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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New insights into biodiversity of the Southwest Pacific Ocean
In 2016 and 2017, NOAA ran a programme of exploration on seamounts in the Central Pacific Ocean. Termed “CAPSTONE”, the programme aimed to explore the biology and geology of Pacific seamounts. As the...
On Friday 14th of September, Ms Sandeep K. Singh, Director of the Department of Environment from the Ministry of Waterways and Environment, launched...
Fiji is committed to 30% Marine Protected Areas for its ocean. Fiji is launching a report that forms an important building block for delivering on this commitment. Fiji has an amazing marine...
With the aim to increase understanding key aspects of marine spatial planning (MSP) in the Pacific region, more than eighty participants from...
In welcoming the regional participants, the Regional Director of IUCN Oceania Mason Smith highlighted the significance of marine spatial planning. “Whilst a lot has been achieved, there is still...
Members of the Global Judcial Institute on the Environment met with UN Environment in Vienna to further develop plans for the Judicial Portal. 
The Joint Working Group comprised of the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE), and United Nations Environment (UNE), led by WCEL Chair...
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...
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...
8 September, 2017 4th International Marine Protected Area Congress, Chile The 2017 Kenton Miller Award for Innovation in Protected Area Management ...
  The Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS) Act makes up 100% of Palau’s national marine area. Based on traditional and customary methods practiced throughout the Pacific Region, Keobel’s economic...
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...
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Superfly report to IUCN Special Initiatives Grant IUCN provided Superfly, Ltd. with a US$10,000 grant to create an enabling environment for bicycling in Solomon Islands rural areas. Bicycles...
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