Nature Lovers return mangroves to Pulau Dua
Well-known for its importance as a breeding site for water birds, Pulau Dua was established as a nature reserve in 1937. Unfortunately, in recent...
Mangroves act as a natural barrier between land and sea and prevent coastal erosion. They also provide shelter for marine wildlife. Udin is one of many fishermen in the area who suffered the...
Recycling water on Manora Island
Once a small fishing village with clear seawater, serene beaches, creeks and islands covered with lush green mangroves, Karachi has now been...
Lying southwest of Karachi city is a small island called Manora. Traditionally a fishing village, the island now hosts naval installations because of its strategic location. Its sandy beaches are...
New farming methods secure livelihoods of communities in India
Pampa Dolui is from Udayan, a small village among the mangroves of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha, India. Her early childhood memories are of...
Besides extreme weather, communities in Odisha also faced other challenges – especially in recent years. “People don’t work anymore. Everyone now is renting out their fields for shrimp cultivation,...
Mary Matline Smiles Again!
The northern province of Sri Lanka has gone through some tough times. Between 1980 to 2009, a civil war left over 60,000 people dead, 20,000 missing...
While hundreds and thousands struggled to recover from the tsunami disaster, it was only after the war ended in 2009 that communities could really reorganise their lives and regain a sense of...
Toward a regional MPA network and community to fight climate change impacts in the Mediterranean
Held every four years, IMPAC is a high quality international congress aiming to assist Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) managers and practitioners to...
During this congress, IUCN-Med, in collaboration with the NOAA, World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), the EU transatlantic project and the support of MedPan (the network of Marine...
Conserving Southeast Asia’s Seas Opinion Editorial by: Ms. Sally Yozell, Director, Stimson Center's Environmental Security Program Dr. Steen Christensen, Coordinator, Mangroves for the...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Conservation of Posidonia Oceanica meadows in Andalusia coast
Proyecto LIFE + NATURALEZA (LIFE 09/NAT/ES/00534) CONTEXT Posidonia oceanica belongs to Posidoniaceae family, with just one gender (Posidonia). It is a superior plant that develops a system of...
UPDATE (Sept 13): Watch the following plenary sessions live on the IUCN Asia facebook page: -- September 14 -- 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Opening Plenary: Leaders Forum 10:30 - 12:00...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2017-09-13: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for a consultant to Terms of Reference Capacity Needs Assessment and Capacity Building Strategy...
Country Name Affiliation Brunei Dato Haji Apong Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Brunei Liaw Lin Ji...
U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues to be held in Bangkok, Thailand
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
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