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Book cover Visualizing Sustainable Landscapes

Visualizing Sustainable Landscapes

IUCN’s visualizing sustainable landscapes is a manual aimed to support the environmental community who is using visualization techniques to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas when dealing with conservation and development situations. The manual contains various visualization techniques that will facilitate communication among various stakeholders from different ethnic groups, with different levels of educations and literacy and different needs.   …  

25 Sep 2013 | Downloads - publication

Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

Action to tackle Southeast Asia’s Extinction Crisis

Southeast Asia hosts a high proportion of the world’s uniquely diverse fauna and flora, but key threats in the region such as habitat loss, hunting and trade continue to drive much of its wildlife towards extinction. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ reveals a worrying concentration of Critically Endangered species in this biodiversity hotspot. …  

17 Sep 2013 | International news release

Online IUCN Red List Training Course

IUCN Red List Training Course Now Online

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding international, regional and national conservation. Prompted by the Red List’s increasing popularity and a growing need for Red List training around the world, IUCN in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed the first online IUCN Red List Training Course. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

The Duke of Cambridge and IUCN unite for wildlife

As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations, including IUCN. …  

12 Sep 2013 | International news release

Lorena Aguilar, IUCN Global Senior Adviser on Gender.

Getting serious about women’s role in tackling climate change

A water taxi network operated by women on the Nile that reduces emissions and provides fast, reliable public transport in gridlocked Cairo; a recycling project that empowers women as green entrepreneurs in Kathmandu; women on the coast of Liberia who help collect meteorological data to act as an early-warning system for storms, and poetry singers in temples in Jordan and Nepal who communicate climate change messages. These are just some of the examples of how women are addressing climate change and adapting to its impacts. …  

11 Sep 2013 | Article

Arabian Oryx

New Guidelines on conservation translocations published by IUCN

As the world’s biodiversity faces the incessant threats of habitat loss, invasive species and climate change, there is an increasing need to consider more direct conservation interventions. Humans have moved organisms between sites for their own purposes for millennia, and this has yielded benefits for human kind, but in some cases has led to disastrous impacts. In response to this complex aspect of conservation management, the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Reintroduction Specialist Group (RSG) and Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) have revised and published the IUCN ‘Guidelines for Reintroductions and Other Conservation Translocations’. …  

12 Aug 2013 | News story

Sydney Harbor National Park

IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 website goes live

Another step in promoting inspiring solutions for today’s conservation and development challenges has been taken with the launch of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 website. …  

11 Aug 2013 | News story

FFF workshop in Nepal

Proceedings of National Workshop on Implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal

The workshop report on “Validation of the Baseline Study and Discussion on Implementation of The Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal” is finalized. The workshop was jointly organized by IUCN Nepal, FAO Rome, and IIED, London on 2-3 July, 2013 in Kathmandu, Nepal.   …  

26 Jul 2013 | Downloads - document
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IUCN Annual Report 2012

IUCN Annual Report 2012

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. …  

25 Jul 2013 | Downloads - document

View of Kathmandu Valley from Shivapuri Nagarjuna National Park

MoU signed for promoting renewable energy technologies

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation, Nepal and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Nepal to support the national development and poverty alleviation goals through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Renewable Energy (RE) sector development in general and more specifically by contributing to the enhancement of the biodiversity conservation and livelihood of rural people through the promotion of renewable energy technologies in and around the Protected Areas of Far Western and Central Mountains and Hilly districts of Nepal. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story


Bio-energy Project
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    Bio-energy Project

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IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16