Asia

Viet Nam

  • Jake Brunner - Head, IUCN Indo-Burma Group signed the CoC along with the representative of WWF Viet Nam Photo: Jake Brunner - Head, IUCN Indo-Burma Group signed the CoC along with the representative of WWF Viet Nam © IUCN Viet Nam

    IUCN Viet Nam signs Code of Conduct on combating plastic pollution

    14.01.2019

    Today, IUCN Viet Nam joined 58 embassies, UN agencies, international organisations, and international NGOs in signing a Code of Conduct on Combating Plastic Pollution at the Embassy of Canada in Hanoi.   

  • Sustainable Blue Economy Participants, Nairobi, Kenya Photo: IUCN ESARO/ SIB-Kenya

    Building the global momentum on marine/aquatic plastics litter

    10.01.2019

    Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector, students, and plastic sector actors, IUCN joined the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya,...

  • Expert is discussing with staff of HLB Management Board about the waste water system in boat cruise Photo: Consultant is discussing with staff of HLB Management Board about the waste water system in boat cruise © IUCN Viet Nam

    IUCN Advisory Mission to Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site

    05.01.2019

    In July 2018, at the request of Quang Ninh Province, IUCN hired two consultants, Janet Mackay, Director of Tourism Recreation Conservation Consultants (TRC) and Wim Vrins, a solid waste management specialist, to advise on tourism and waste management in Ha...

  • Trainees were practising the monitoring techniques at the site Photo: Trainees were practising the monitoring techniques at the site © IUCN Viet Nam

    A species list isn’t enough for protected area management

    14.12.2018

    Ha Long Bay (HLB) and Cat Ba Archipelago (CBA) are world famous for their karst seascapes that display outstanding aesthetic and geographical features and possess rich biodiversity. According to the HLB Management Board, scientists have so far identified 17...

  • Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations meet in Geneva to discuss a potential new global convention on plastic pollution Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations meet in Geneva to discuss a potential new global convention on plastic pollution Photo: © Alexis McGivern/Gallifrey Foundation

    Geneva meeting deliberates on global convention to address plastic pollution

    06.12.2018

    Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations from around the globe have come together this week in Geneva to discuss a potential new global convention to beat plastic pollution.

  • Floating bed with seedlings, Viet Nam Seedlings growing on a floating bed in Tri Ton, An Giang, Viet Nam. Photo: ©Gian Tang Phuong/IUCN

    Blog: Floating agriculture drifts from Bangladesh to Viet Nam

    27.11.2018

    Floating agriculture is an age-old practice in Bangladesh. Haseeb Md. Irfanullah of IUCN Bangladesh writes on the recent introduction of this famous, traditional farming system to the Mekong Delta as an example of south-south cooperation.

  • Participants were discussing in the meeting Photo: Participants were discussing in the meeting © IUCN Viet Nam

    A nexus assessment of the 3S river basins: initial results and feedback

    26.11.2018

    Over the last 18 months, IUCN, ICEM, and IWMI have been preparing a water-food-energy-environment (WFEE) nexus assessment of the Srepok, Sesan, and Sekong (3S) River Basins in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam on behalf of the US State Department’s Nexus Futures...

  • Corals Red Sea Corals at Ras Mohammed National Park, Egypt Photo: mindgrow [CC BY-SA 2-0]. from flickr

    IUCN lists 15 new sites as world’s best protected areas

    24.11.2018

    Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 24 November 2018 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognising best practice in...

  • Volunteers were collecting the trash from the beach in Vung Ha islet, Ha Long Bay Photo: Volunteers were collecting the trash from the beach in Vung Ha islet, Ha Long Bay © IUCN Viet Nam

    Zero waste programme: mutual benefits for both the environment and the private sector

    23.11.2018

    Through the Ha Long-Cat Ba Alliance (HLCBA), a USAID funded initiative to address the environmental problems in Ha Long Bay and Cat Ba Archipelago, IUCN and its partners are influencing the business sector, especially boat cruises and travel agents, to raise...

  • MARPLASSTICs theory of change workshop MARPLASTICCs Theory of Change workshop at the Marriott Queens Park, Bangkok Photo: Siriporn Sriaram

    MARPLASTICCs workshops guide pilot initiatives to tackle plastic pollution in Thailand and Viet Nam

    29.10.2018

    Marine plastic pollution is a global problem which needs to be tackled at the national level, using methods that are appropriate for the context of each country.

Pages

Keep up with the latest in conservation, subscribe to one of our IUCN newsletters

Go to top