Tourism

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Photo: Anna Spenceley Anna Spencely IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group Leader Email: Anna Spenceley   Sue Snyman...
Photo: IUCN WCPA TAPAS Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: generating sustainable revenues for conservation...
On 8 February 2018, the Cambodian government announced the establishment of the Koh Rong National Marine Park (NMP) – a first for the country. The...
The road to establishing the Koh Rong National Marine Park wasn’t easy. There were many challenges, including unregulated land claims, terrestrial forest degradation, road expansion, illegal...
Cat Ba is the largest of the 367 islands that make up the Cat Ba Archipelago, home of the Critically Endangered Cat Ba langur. Located near Hai Phong...
In 2017, Cat Ba welcomed 1.7 million tourists and according to the new tourism development plan, it is aiming for 5 million tourists by 2020 and 10 million by 2030. To manage this huge projected...
Throughout 2017, the Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project supported various community based initiatives in Koh Yao Yai, Phang Nga. The projects...
Community-based tourism has been the major focus of the island's conservation schemes. The Thai Union-IUCN Partnership Project encouraged the community members to develop integrated management plans...
Project title:  Strengthening community capacity and livelihood resilience through integrated coastal and marine resource management  Location: Koh Yao Yai sub-district, Phang Nga, Thailand...
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 12 & 13 Mar 2018 and Cat Ba – 14 Mar 2018 Participants: journalists in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Provinces who are interested in environment...
IUCN, in collaboration with the Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Merlin Beach has established a unique conservation-oriented Butterfly Sanctuary on...
The goal of this project is to augment the wild population of native butterflies by providing the host plants needed for developing caterpillars and the flowering nectar plants that the adult...
On the 15th and 18th of January 2018, IUCN, in collaboration with the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Phuket Marriott Resort and...
The team of divers worked to relocate the old, unmarked mooring bases from the shallow reef to the deeper sandy area, affixing them to large, highly visible orange DMCR buoys. Their presence will...
Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn...
Mannar is one of the districts in Northern Sri Lanka severely affected by the civil war. The escalation of conflicts in 2008 compelled people to flee, leaving many homeless and without livelihoods....
IUCN Pakistan organized the Closing Ceremony of its USAID funded project titled: “Integrated Approach to Education, Capacity Building and Livelihood...
In his opening remarks, Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Country Representative appreciated the generosity of the American people, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID...
Ha Long Bay has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twice for its outstanding universal values. But what are those values and why do...
After a first round of tour guide training in December 2016, IUCN organized the second session on August 26-27 as part of the USAID Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance. The session attracted 41 tour guides and...

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