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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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 Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components concern: • ...
Conservation Oceania Conservation Oceania is a regular monthly update of our work, also featuring our Members, Commissions, and partners, in the Oceania region. Sign up to receive our newsletter...
Regional Director's Office    Mason Smith    Regional Director        Evia Tavanavanua    Personal Assistant to the Regional Director         Semisi Tawake     Regional Head of Finance and...
Declining freshwater quality Photo: Rassim Khelifa A recent paper published in Current Biology by Mekonnen and Hoekstra (2018) shows that freshwater ecosystems...
Suva, Fiji, 7 February, 2018 (IUCN) - Pacific island countries are demonstrating global leadership in their actions to help halt the world’s...
Photo caption: [L-R]: Mason Smith (Regional Director IUCN Oceania), Ingrid Swinnen (Team Leader Natural Resources, Governance, EU Pacific Delegation) and Kosi Latu (Director General, SPREP)  ...
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...
A team from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Oceania Regional Office comprising: Taholo Kami, Regional Director; Mason Smith...
IUCN’s objectives in attending this meeting were threefold. The first was to increase awareness amongst regional countries of IUCN’s recent accreditation to the GCF and highlight the comparative...
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group LeaderPeter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor: Graeme Worboys  IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist...
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...
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the Conservation Corridor site for more information on...
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved areas (CSVPA) refers to the values that...

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