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Our Members in the News: “Experiencing” the Ecotourism in the Mediterranean Protected Areas

The Shouf Biosphere Reserve is a partner responsible for the communication part in a Mediterranean project: “MEET ‐ Mediterranean Experience of Eco‐Tourism”, which is a 3‐year long project funded by ENPI‐CBC Mediterranean Basin 2007‐2013 Programme. …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

Kenya meeting, June 2014

Making the Green List Happen: a roundtable in Kenya, June 2014

The pilot Reference Groups (RGs) for the developing IUCN Green List of Protected Areas are spread across four continents, meaning that the internet and Skype have been very important collaboration tools for the past two years. There is however, no substitute for getting together to talk in more depth through the challenging issues we face, and to find common solutions. …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

The Green Turtle caught in Gio Hai is released to the sea in good health status

The Coexistence of the Nesting Green Sea Turtle and Touristic Activity in Tyre

 The southern sites of the Lebanese coast (Tyre Coast Nature Reserve, Abbassieh and Al Manssouri) are important nationally and regionally for the endangered green and loggerhead turtles. …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

Montague Island Nature Reserve, Australia

Green List of Protected Areas - From idea to reality

Prof Marc Hockings, Queensland University, Australia …  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

Work shop

Nature and Heritage Interpretation Workshop

Fifteen conservation organizations developing or engaged in ecotourism businesses in Sri Lanka came together, in late June 2014, to learn the key elements in nature and heritage interpretation. The training, offered by IUCN SL in collaboration with Kuoni, the Swiss travel company, and Whittall Boustead, the local agents for Kuoni, provided participants with practical skills in this important field. …  

23 Jul 2014 | News story

The IUCN information booth at the AMCDRR Market Place

The Bangkok Declaration 2014: Committing to Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia

Hosted by the Royal Thai Government, the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) was held in Bangkok from 22-26 June 2014, with the theme “Promoting Investments for Resilient Nations and Communities”. The objective was to assure a commitment to DRR from all participating stakeholders; ranging from national governments to civil society and international organisations. During this Conference, IUCN led a side-event and had an information booth.  

23 Jul 2014 | Article

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IUCN Red List wins 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is honoured this year, as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, with the announcement that it will receive the 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity. …   | Dutch

22 Jul 2014 | News story

IUCN guides the cement and aggregates sector to better manage biodiversity

IUCN, in collaboration with industry associations in the cement and aggregates sector, has launched a new guide to encourage companies to responsibly manage biodiversity throughout their operations. …  

22 Jul 2014 | News story

Rosewood saplings in the site prepared for plantation

Community conservation and reforestation in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand

On Friday 27 June, a Siamese Rosewood planting day and an environmental awareness-raising activity took place in Chachoengsao Province in Thailand, with 400 persons in attendance. This was organized with funding from organizations such as the Rotary Club of Bangkok, with IUCN providing technical assistance. The area selected for planting is a key biodiversity corridor; the Anglue Nai Corridor Forest.   …  

22 Jul 2014 | Article

Elaboración de maquetas - Taller participativo Perú

The implementation of the no-regret climate change adaptation measures in Canchayllo and Miraflores moves forward

In the Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve (RPNYC) in the Peruvian Andes, several workshops for the participatory development of sustainable grassland and water management plans and for strengthening technical and organizational capacities have been carried out. …   | Spanish

21 Jul 2014 | News story

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