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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Innovation and inspiration are keys to progress in our national parks and protected areas’ conservation objectives. The Kenton Miller Award...
  Nominate Now Deadline 15 December 2018. The Miller award will be presented at the III Latin America and Caribbean Congress of Protected Areas, Lima, Peru, March 17-20 2019.  Criteria for...
The Packard Award is made to individuals or groups to recognize outstanding service to protected areas. This award recognises both protected area...
Nominate Now Deadline 15 December 2018. The Packard award will be presented at the III Latin America and Caribbean Congress of Protected Areas, Lima, Peru, March 17-20 2019.  Criteria for selection...
Mediterranean Ecosystems Management Programme   This project represents an ambitious initiative to develop plant conservation actions in the South and East of the Mediterranean region (including...
Conventions Center, Lima Peru, 17-20 March 2019
Under the theme ”Solutions for welfare and sustainable development”, the III Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Protected Areas will be held in March 2019. A space for experience exchange,...
A key part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project is testing the application of the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard Indicators – which were...
You can use the name or code of each site to find out more about it using the Natura 2000 Network Viewer. Austria Lendspitz-Maiernigg (AT2130000) ESG Nr. 4 Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (...
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...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
Dr Kathy MacKinnon, a British zoologist, has won the Midori Prize for Biodiversity, a prestigious conservation award.
Dr MacKinnon is Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), the largest global network of protected area experts.  WCPA is one of six Commissions whose members give their time...
Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney

Wildlife conservation that uses community partnerships is working for people and threatened species across Africa, write Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney of IUCN's Sustainable Use and Livelihoods...

We work in partnership to safeguard species and build healthy protected area systems as a foundation for nature and human wellbeing across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We aim to build capacity...
IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation together with the Mediterranean Trust Fund visited Lebanon and has been welcomed by IUCN ROWA between...
In line with this new dynamic to support MPAs, IUCN facilitated meetings with high level officials to invite Lebanon to adhere the Mediterranean Trust Fund and get benefit into supporting existing...
Chair Peter JacobsPatrizia RossiMike TollefsonFausto Sarmiento Editor Mountain Update Gillian Anderson Senior Advisor Graeme Worboys WCPA Regional Representatives Southern Africa (Eastern...

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