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left to right: Anon Sirisaengtaksin, PTTEP; Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN; Michael D. Sangster, TOTAL

Productive Landscapes, better lives

Joint initiative launched for poverty reduction in Doi Mae Salong, Thailand …  

28 Apr 2010 | News story

Nacula, Yasawa Islands, Fiji

Ridge to Reef – Managing Water Resources from Source to Sea

As more people live in urban environments and along coastal stretches, recognizing the impacts of water management from source to sea is vital. These links, across multiple habitats and ecosystems are often poorly understood. …  

27 Apr 2010 | News story

Earth Day 2010 celebration in Karachi

On occasion of the Earth Day, Children’s Museum for Peace and Human Rights organized an art exhibition at Frere Hall, Karachi. The artwork was contributed by children from 102 schools across Pakistan. The theme of the artwork was Global Warming.  Around 550 school children from various schools from all over Karachi participated in this event. …  

23 Apr 2010 | News story

Conservation for a New Era (Chinese edition)

Conservation for a New Era (Chinese edition)

In Conservation for a New Era, Jeffrey McNeely and Susan Mainka have compiled a broad and informative overview of the challenges and strategies for biodiversity conservation worldwide. The book looks to encapsulate the most essential qualities of conservation issues, while also taking into consideration the views of its diverse membership and the latest fieldwork on conservation. …   | Chinese

22 Apr 2010 | Downloads - publication

Workshop on Natural Resource Governance

Workshop on Natural Resource Governance

IUCN Sri Lanka is implementing the national component of the Global Project, Improving Natural Resource Governance for Rural Poverty Reduction. 

19 Apr 2010 | News story
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Book Launch: Conservation for a New Era (in Chinese)

April 20, 2010 (Tue)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue: SDX Joint Publishing Company, 22 Meishuguan Dongjie, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

  …   | Chinese

17 Apr 2010 | Event

Location of the Tropical Rainforest of Sumatra, Indonesia

Last refuge for Indonesia’s largest mammals.

The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra …  

16 Apr 2010 | Fact sheet

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

More than one in six mangrove species worldwide are in danger of extinction due to coastal development and other factors, including climate change, logging and agriculture, according to the first-ever global assessment on the conservation status of mangroves for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

09 Apr 2010 | International news release