Securing Coastal Livelihoods
As more people live in urban environments and along coastal stretches, recognizing the impacts of water management from source to sea is vital. These links, across multiple habitats and ecosystems are often poorly understood. …
27 Apr 2010 | News story
The Red Sea is home to one of the world's richest coral reef systems which, like almost all other reefs around the world, is suffering from the impacts of climate change. Coral bleaching is threatening not only the reef, but the tourism and fishing industries and the coastal communities who depend on it. … | French
01 Apr 2010 | News story
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, signed a Euro 2.3 million (or US$3.4 million) Pacific Mangrove Initiative project with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), on Monday December 7th.
02 Oct 2009 | Media advisory
Herbivorous reef fishes not only have a key role in keeping algal growth at bay and thereby enabling corals to grow and reproduce, they are also important players in the long-term health and survival of coral reefs in the face of climate change and other threats. These are the findings of a new report published by IUCN and its institutional partners released today. …
24 Aug 2009 | News story
IUCN is organising four-day workshop aimed at coral reef managers is being held in Marsa Alam, Egypt, 18th - 21st June 2009. The focus of this training workshop is on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation for tourism and coral reefs in the red sea.
For more information please contact Ameer Abdulla, Senior Specialist with IUCN's Global Marine Program;firstname.lastname@example.org / +34 65398 4609 …
16 Jun 2009 | News story
18 May 2009 | News story
KARACHI February 22: Three members of the sub-committee of National Assembly's Standing Committee on Environment joined school children of Karachi in planting mangrove saplings in the mud flat between Jherry and Gharo creek in the Port Qasim area. …
22 Feb 2009 | International news release
10 Dec 2008 | International news release