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Students of Motufoua Secondary School, Tuvalu.

New project in Nauru, Niue and Tuvalu to motivate locals' engagement in energy market

The recent launch of the Low Carbon Islands project, by IUCN, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Global Environment Facility, will encourage households in the Pacific islands of Nauru, Niue and Tuvalu to be active participants in the energy market.   …  

14 Jun 2013 | News story

Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás". Santa Fe, Argentina.

New book shows the power of ecosystems to protect us

Healthy and well-managed ecosystems reduce the risk of disasters and strengthen our ability to adapt to the effects of climate change, according to a new book launched by the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR). …  

21 May 2013 | News story

Bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Action is needed to preserve the world’s most inspiring natural sites

IUCN recommends taking action to tackle major threats to natural sites ahead of the 37th World Heritage Committee this June, including the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania. …  

15 May 2013 | News story

The weir on Talise River.

IUCN urges careful planning with renewables

"Renewable energy interventions are good, but do not overlook the potential impacts on the environment." This is IUCN's advice to the 13 SIDS DOCK Pacific members currently meeting in Nadi, Fiji. …  

08 May 2013 | News story

Community mangrove restoration

Momentum for nature’s ‘blue carbon’ solution to climate change

Efforts to restore marine ecosystems that store vast amounts of carbon have received a boost with the launch of a new website that provides the latest blue carbon science and policy. …  

02 Apr 2013 | News story

One of the islands in the Vava'u group.

Energy loan to take shape for Tonga

In March IUCN Oceania signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tonga Development Bank to begin a project that seeks to build capacity for energy loans in the Kingdom.   …  

26 Mar 2013 | News story

IUCN Members' Assembly

Congrès de l'UICN en 2016 : une opportunité verte !

Après le Congrès mondial de la nature qui a eu lieu en 2012 à Jeju en République de Corée, l’UICN commence à se préparer pour le prochain Congrès en 2016 et est déjà parti à la recherche du pays qui l’accueillera. Veuillez noter que le calendrier du processus de sélection du pays hôte a été modifié. …   | English | Spanish

15 Mar 2013 | News story

Alan Saunders, Regional Programme Coordinator, IUCN Oceania

New Regional Programme Coordinator appointed

 Mr. Alan Saunders has been appointed Regional Programme Coordinator for IUCN Oceania. …  

15 Mar 2013 | News story
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Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands serious about green economy transition

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo is convinced that vital economic sectors in Solomon Islands should move to a green economy approach. …  

07 Mar 2013 | News story

Bluefin tuna

Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world

Considering the extent of the fisheries resources that are extracted from our region, we could say that Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world,” says Dr Transform Aqorau - Director for the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) at the Solomon Islands PM’s Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment. …  

06 Mar 2013 | News story

Oceania Regional Office