Protected Areas

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Protected Areas” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Current Consultancy Opportunities 2019-04-24: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for a "Consultant(e)- formateur (trice) en gestion administrative et comptable de projets associatifs dans le...
Belize City, Belize. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration of Belize (MAFFESDI...
The MAFFESDI considers among its priorities the landscape restoration as one of the main strategies for the recovery of goods and services and a key contribution to climate change mitigation actions...
From 23 March to 7 April, the IUCN Mekong WET project, in collaboration with the Mekong Wetland University Network and the U Minh Thuong National...
Over 30 representatives, including university lecturers and government officials from Mekong WET target countries Thailand, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, along with university staff from Myanmar,...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas is the first global standard of best practice for area-based conservation. It is a programme of...
46 areas in 14 countries IUCN just listed 6 new areas to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, which now counts 46 sites in total. Discover the IUCN Green List areas here! By giving...
Discover the sites on the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas! Sites on the IUCN Green List are certified as being effectively managed and fairly governed, with long-term positive...
The Sesan, Sekong and Sre Pok (3S) rivers of Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam together form the largest and most important transboundary watersheds and...
In Cambodia, many parts of the 3S River Basin have been classified as Important Bird Areas (IBAs), in recognition of their exceptional avian diversity and significant role in sustaining water birds...
The 2019 World Protected Areas Leaders’ Forum (WPALF) was convened by Parks Victoria in Melbourne and the Wilson’s Promontory National Park from 25-...
Protected Area agency leaders met for the 11th time, in Victoria, Australia for this meeting that examined the multiple considerations involved in managing tourism in protected areas. Representatives...
GIS maps, storytelling and authoritative documents can now be combined to offer an enhanced experience of conservation and biodiversity data.
Increasing the visibility of conservation data, making them shareable and turning them into tangible conservation actions - these are the key challenges tackled by this new digital platform, launched...
IUCN Oceania has launched a second call for experts to serve on the Pacific Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) for the Biodiversity and Protected...
In order to ensure appropriate representativeness of the RAC, IUCN seeks expressions of interest from experts specifically from Pacific ACP countries to join the committee (Cook Islands, Fiji,...
The recent assessment using the IUCN Green List Standard has illuminated a unique natural and cultural landscape in Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve...
The IUCN Green List Standard is a unique and holistic approach to nature conservation, it examines protected and conserved areas across a number of components covering governance and equity, design...
The decision late last year by the Parties to the CBD to recognise “conserved areas” is stimulating new conversations at the national level on...
“Conserved areas” are an emerging topic in nature conservation at the global level.  The recent decision by the state parties to the CBD to recognise a new definition of conserved areas now considers...
Solutions for a Healthy Planet
 PANORAMA brings together real-world, case-based solutions to conservation and development challenges across several themes such as "protected areas" or  "marine and coastal conservation". These...

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