Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Contributing to a sustainable future in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, IUCN ECARO focuses on good governance, long-term protection of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources


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  • Altai-Sayan, Russia

    Year of Ecology in Russia


    The Russian President has declared 2017 the Year of Ecology. This decision will draw public attention towards environmental issues, support the protection of ecological and biological diversity and reinforce ecological security of the country. The...

  • Western gray whale in Sakhalin

    IUCN and Sakhalin Energy renew their commitment to protect western gray whales


    An independent scientific panel created to protect critically endangered western gray whales in the Russian Far East will continue to monitor activities and provide recommendations to industry in the region for the next five years, according to IUCN.

  • TV show with Alejandro

    Developing capacities on the Ecosystem Services Assessment


    The second regional training ’Principles of Ecosystem Services Assessment for Policy Impacts’ was held beginning of February 2017, gathering more than thirty governmental officials, experts, researchers and civil society representatives from SEE region in...

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