2013

protected area, papua new guinea

Strengthening environmental law and promoting best practices for the management of coastal resources

IUCN Oceania convened meetings in Papua New Guinea with a range of stakeholders to extend its activities under the project, Strengthening Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle of the Pacific (Phase II), funded by the Asian Development Bank. …  

02 Sep 2013 | Article

An oldman in the Jiddat Al Harasis desert, Oman

Protected Areas Rangers in Oman: Positive Biodiversity Conservation

Natural resources are being utilized in a non sustainable way; Biodiversity in many parts of the world is being degraded and threatened due to many reasons such as poverty, weak awareness, and among other reasons, weak legislations and \or weak enforcement.  …  

01 Sep 2013 | Article
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Meeting with The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Mohammad Khan Achakzai

Meeting of the IUCN Regional Director with Balochistan government officials

Ms. Kabraji updated the Chief Minister, Dr. Malik Baloch about the initiatives and interventions carried out by IUCN, particularly in the coastal areas of Balochistan. …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

Rebecca Welling, Project Officer, IUCN Global Water Programme

Blog: Sharing learning on water diplomacy at World Water Week

By Rebecca Welling. When you think about water diplomacy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Law? Transboundary conflict? States and Ministers agreeing on pertinent issues? …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

Food for such traditional ceremonies and feasts is directly linked to the management of nearby coral reef systems and is an important component in maintaining cultural and economic vitality in a village such as this in Papua New Guinea.

PNG and IUCN seal environment partnership

The Government of Papua New Guinea through the Department of Environment and Conservation has signed a new partnership with the world’s oldest and largest conservation network - IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature. …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

The Sustainability Management School is a business school in Switzerland.

Sustainability Management School Opens in Switzerland

The Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) is launching Masters and Bachelors programs. SUMAS is a business school in Switzerland focused totally on sustainability. It is the first of its kind. …  

30 Aug 2013 | Article

Snow Leopard Leo

IUCN welcomes Snow Leopard born in Bronx Zoo, calls for more local conservation action

IUCN celebrates the birth of the son of Leo the Snow Leopard, himself a rescued orphan from Pakistan in 2005. The cub was born on April 9 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

11A-03-53, Dave Hamman Photography

Save The Rhino Trust Namibia speaks with SOS

One of Save the Rhino Trust Namibia’s (SRT) largest-ever grants came from SOS - Save Our Species for the calendar year 2012. Through this grant, SRT was able to enhance its Field Patrolling and Monitoring Programme and continue its valuable contribution towards the ongoing protection of the unique free-ranging, desert-adapted population of the South western subspecies of black rhino (Diceros bicornis bicornis). Reflecting on the outcomes from the project to date and rhino conservation in general, SRT spoke with SOS.   …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

IV Encuentro de la Alianza Nacional de Organizaciones Forestales Comunitarias de Guatemala

IV Encuentro de la Alianza Nacional de Organizaciones Forestales Comunitarias de Guatemala

 Recientemente, la UICN participó en el IV Encuentro Nacional de Organizaciones Forestales Comunitarias de Guatemala, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Santa Elena, Flores, Petén. Este evento buscó generar un espacio de información, diálogo, consenso y posicionamiento de las Organizaciones Forestales Comunitarias en lo relacionado con la forestería comunitaria, la gestión forestal, ambiental y pública, el medio ambiente y el desarrollo rural. …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story
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Serrania del Chiribiquete, Colombia.

Se amplía Parque Nacional Natural Serranía de Chiribiquete

 El Parque está en el corazón de la Amazonía colombiana, pasa de tener 1’298.954 hectáreas a 2’782.353 hectáreas. Con la ampliación en más del doble del Parque Nacional Natural de Chiribiquete, la quinta parte de la Amazonia colombiana estará protegida dentro del Sistema de Parques Nacionales. …  

29 Aug 2013 | Article
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