Asia

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Asia” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Read the IUCN Green List brochure:         Latest News Open Call for the testing and application of the IUCN...
The IUCN Green List Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components...
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IUCN WCPA Regional Vice-Chair Southeast Asia Agus Budi Utomo Countries of the region Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand...
Find in the table below the date and links to the reports of the meetings of the various task forces:
Task Force Meeting date Meeting location Meeting Ref. Link to report   Noise Task Force  10-13 November 2017 Netherlands  NTF-13...
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group Leader Peter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor:...
MEKONG DELTA Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and climate change increasingly gained recognition as two priority policy issues in many national strategies and other policy...
SAN JUAN DE NEPOMUCENO and SANTA ROSA CAUCA Municipality Mainstreaming biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change considerations and decisions in spatial planning is an ongoing task in...
Below are the links to the meeting reports in English and Russian of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) and its preceding Panels since...
Meeting  Meeting date  Location Link to report  Отчет на русском языке   WGWAP - 18 15 - 17 November 2017 Russian...
How one project is rekindling interest in mangroves in the Maldives
Nishanthan Sobana and her husband are a young couple from Sri Lanka's Mannar District who finished school in the crippled economy of the war-torn...
Mannar is one of the districts in Northern Sri Lanka severely affected by the civil war. The escalation of conflicts in 2008 compelled people to flee, leaving many homeless and without livelihoods...
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Asia Regional Office Regional Director: Aban Marker Kabraji Address: 63 Sukhumvit Road, Soi 39, Khlonton-Nua, Wattana, Bangkok Thailand 10110 Tel: + 66 (2) 662 4029 Fax: + 855 (23) 662 4387...
The “Abaya vapi” or “Abaya wewa” is the first tank built in Sri Lanka (5th century BC)
Sri Lanka is a tropical island in the Indian Ocean comprised of 48 distinct agro-ecological regions which support rich biodiversity. IUCN started operating in the country in 1988 with the...

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