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    IUCN recommends listing key habitats for species conservation as World Heritage


    The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for three sites nominated for their outstanding natural value. IUCN also recommends danger-listing for the Cerrado Protected...

  • Using nature to transform disaster risk reduction: it starts with two-way dialogue


    Fiji, 8-10 March 2017-IUCN convened representatives from both the disaster management and environment sector from 10 pacific countries during a workshop on ecosystem-based approaches to reduce disaster risk. It was a unique opportunity to initiate...

  • IUCN launches 2017 Energy Small Grants Programme


    Suva, Fiji, 24 March 2017 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Oceania Regional Office launched its 2017 Call for Proposals for its Energy Small Grants Programme this week. Applications for funding will remain open...

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    Ecosystem services for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction – a ‘win-win’ approach


    Nadi, Fiji, 10 March 2017 (IUCN) – The increasing incidence and severity of disasters are leaving more people vulnerable each year. The Oceania region is particularly prone to disasters with cyclones, floods, droughts and other natural hazards such as...

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    Promoting the conservation and wise use of Wetlands


    Nadi, Fiji, 8 March 2017 (IUCN) – The ​Wetlands are under pressure from local and global factors, including coastal development, destructive fishing practices, inappropriate agricultural practices and watershed changes, invasive species, ocean...

  • Republic of Marshall Islands builds upon conservation measures with IUCN Oceania


    Through coordinated efforts with the government of the Marshall Islands, the International Union for Conservation of Nature Oceania Regional Office (IUCN ORO) is providing support to prevent degradation of freshwater and coastal water resources through...


    Describing the environment across Fiji’s ocean


    Fiji is blessed with a diverse and rich marine environment that is worth billions of dollars to the economy and its values are deeply embedded in our culture. Fiji is also fortunate in that our country can rely on a wide range of practitioners and experts who...

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    IUCN award conservation champions at its tenth anniversary


    Suva, Fiji, 16 February, 2017 (IUCN) -  A milestone was reached yesterday for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as it celebrated its tenth anniversary marking a decade since its establishment in Oceania. As part of the event,...

  • IUCN welcomes Fiji’s new Environment Director


    Fiji’s Department of Environment (DOE) will continue to engage with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to address the country’s environmental commitments. This was highlighted during a briefing to welcome Fiji’s new Director of...

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    RIT visit CEPF funded project in Choiseul


    Members of the IUCN RIT for East Melanesia were honoured to join the Ecological Solutions Solomon Islands (ESSI) team as they conducted tribal meetings in South Choiseul last week.


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