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Managing Cambodia's mangroves for all

The Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary covers more than 25,000 hectares and protects one of Cambodia’s most important mangrove areas. These mangrove forests are a haven for saltwater crocodiles and Irrawaddy dolphins and serve as a stopover for migrating birds like the Asiatic dowitcher and the spotted greenshank. …  

20 Jan 2011 | News story

Meeting of the IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members in Islamabad

News Story: Islamabad The first meeting of the year 2011 of the IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members held on January 19, 2011 at Islamabad Hotel in Islamabad. Mr. Javed Jabbar, IUCN Vice President and the Regional Councillor chaired the meeting. …  

19 Jan 2011 | News story

Dr. Shahid Ahmad, facilitating the group presentation

Deliberations completed on upper lower riparian issues and options in Pakistan in a two-day workshop at Islamabad.

Islamabad – January 19, 2011 A two-day workshop on Upper Lower Riparian Issues and Options concluded today in Islamabad. The workshop was organised by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. …  

19 Jan 2011 | International news release

Revista Conservación Mundial, enero 2011

El Gran Plan: la conservación en los próximos años

Está disponible en forma impresa y en línea, el último número de Conservación Mundial. …  

19 Jan 2011 | News story
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IUCN Member Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) receives MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

“Continuing its tradition of encouraging creativity and building effective institutions to help address some of the world's most challenging problems, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced today that 11 organizations in six countries will receive the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Awards recognize exceptional Foundation grantees and help ensure their sustainability with grants of $350,000 to $1 million each, a large sum given that recipients' annual operating budgets are under $5 million.” …  

19 Jan 2011 | Article
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Minister of Maori Affairs, Hon. Pita Sharples shares his story to attentive conference attendees.

Indigenous peoples at centre of Sharing Power Conference

 On January 11-15, 2011, the first ever “Sharing Power Conference” was held in Whakatane, New Zealand and hosted by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP), Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa (Mäori Tribal Authority, and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (Mäori Tribal University). …  

18 Jan 2011 | News story

Two women bike the Silk Road to explore wilderness conservation across borders

Two women bike the Silk Road to explore wilderness conservation across borders

The Cycling Silk expedition is a year-long, two-woman field research expedition to explore and promote wilderness conservation and connectivity across borders. Shared with CEC by WCPA Chair Nik Lopoukhine. …  

18 Jan 2011 | News story

Mutual trust and science based dialogue are the need of the hour to resolve upper lower riparian issues in Pakistan.

Islamabad – January 18, 2011 IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature inaugurated a two-day Workshop on Upper Lower Riparian Issues and Options at Islamabad
We need mutual trust and science based multi-stakeholder dialogues to understand and resolve upper lower riparian issues and explore viable options. This was the consensus emerging from opening session of a two day consultative workshop on upper lower riparian issues and options, started today at a local hotel in Islamabad. …  

18 Jan 2011 | International news release

Mt. Everest range view from Mt. Amadablam.

Two women bike the Silk Road to explore wilderness conservation across borders

The Cycling Silk expedition launches today, a year-long, two-woman field research expedition that aims to explore and promote wilderness conservation and connectivity across borders. Over the course of 2011, Kate Harris and Melissa Yule, both young wilderness conservationists, are riding nearly 13,000 kilometers through the shattered mountains and vast deserts that span the Silk Road between Istanbul and northern India. Along the way, they are applying their academic training in biology, earth sciences, conservation, and sustainable development to investigate the natural and social impacts of existing and proposed transboundary protected areas. The 2011 expedition’s goals are to research and raise awareness about the importance of transboundary conservation in mountains along the Silk Road, and in wildernesses beyond. …  

18 Jan 2011 | International news release

Inner Niger Delta, Mali

Photography highlights beauty of Niger Delta

In Mali, part of the landscape gleams like a giant emerald in the middle of the arid brown African Sahel. The glittering jewel is the Inland Niger Delta. …   | French

18 Jan 2011 | News story

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