restoration site

Our members in the news - Forestation and Restoration

 Over the past three years, Al-Shouf Cedar Society has been engaged in forestation/restoration work in the Shouf Biosphere Reserve, mainly through the Mediterranean Mosaics (MM) project, which seeks to address the threat that socio-economic and climate changes pose to extensive semi-natural, biodiversity-rich landscapes and protected areas around the Mediterranean Basin. …  

02 Apr 2014 | Article

World Water Day

Everyone Has the Right to Have Freshwater: We should celebrate World Water Day everyday

The International World Water Day is usually held annually on the 22th March, since 1993, to give attention to the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.  …  

31 Mar 2014 | Article


Economic Valuation of the Hima System: Bani Hashem Villages – Jordan

Scaling up the Hima System in Jordan is the aim. Experts from different fields gather to create criteria for potential Hima system upscaling in Amman.  …  

31 Mar 2014 | Article

Women agriculture interventions

IUCN ROWA | BLOG - Happy International Womens Day

International Women's Day, is a day where you celebrate the inspirational change of certain women. Today, I am writing this blog to share a story..  

08 Mar 2014 | Article

World Wildlife Day Logo

Stop Wildlife Trade, Celebrate World Wildlife Day 2014

“For millennia, people and cultures have relied on nature’s rich diversity of wild plants and animals for food, clothing, medicine and spiritual sustenance. Wildlife remains integral to our future through its essential role in science, technology and recreation, as well as its place in our continued heritage. That is why the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the 3rd of March — the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) — as World Wildlife Day” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.  …  

06 Mar 2014 | Article

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

IUCN welcomes 21 new Members

The IUCN Council has admitted 21 new Members to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

05 Mar 2014 | News story

CBD meeting

Addressing National Targets and Plans for Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has aimed at supporting different parties in addressing national targets and plans for ecosystem conservation and restoration.  …  

02 Mar 2014 | Article

a fisherman from Tyre

Launching Sustainable Fisheries Management in Tyre - Lebanon

 IUCN ROWA in Partnership with The Association of the Development of Rural Capacities are holding a ceremony to launch the " Sustainable Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods of the Coastal Fishing Community in Tyre - Lebanon" Project funded by DROSOS foundation in Tyre Tomorrow. …  

23 Feb 2014 | Article

Student Scientific Poster Competition - Qatar

 During the International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem, the Student Scientific Poster Competition is open to students actively working towards an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree program. …  

17 Feb 2014 | Article

Qatar University

International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem-2014

 We are pleased to announce that the Registration of the First Workshop has commenced.
All the interested participants are requested to make their registartion at the earliest. …  

17 Feb 2014 | Article