IUCN Vice President at MWI Subforum


中国,贵阳 — 2014年7月12日,由世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)、北京林学会、贵州省水利厅、全球水伙伴中国委员会共同主办的大都市水源地保护分论坛,在生态文明贵阳国际论坛2014年会期间成功举行。 …  

13 Jul 2014 | Event
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2013A-058, Manta Ray, Wildaid, SOS Save Our Species, Shawn Heinrichs

SOS Marine: WildAid Launches Campaign to Reduce Consumption of Manta Ray Gills in China

Influencing consumer behaviour toward protecting a species such as the iconic Manta Ray is a nuanced and lengthy process gaining awareness, changing attitudes and finally changing actions. It is work that SOS Grantee WildAid, has been doing for some time using a toolkit including celebrity ambassadors, social media, television and billboard advertising to win hearts and minds. First and key, however, is up to date market information: in this case the manta gill plate consumer market of Guangzhou, China – where 99% of the world’s consumption occurs.   …  

09 Jul 2014 | News story



2014年6月12日,IUCN生态龙门项目活力农耕讲座在广东省惠州市龙门县顺利举办。来自澳洲、马来西亚和惠州的活力农耕农场主与培训师们为听众展示了当今全世界有机农地应用面积最广的系统农法——澳洲活力农耕技术。广东省林业厅、龙门县农业局、水果办、农田镇政府、达能CSR、香港地球之友、以及水源地各村农户朋友们出席了讲座活动。 …  

12 Jun 2014 | Article



12 Jun 2014 | Article

The only live adult Saola ever seen by the outside world. This female was captured in 1996 in Laos by local villagers, and transferred to a nearby menagerie, but survived only a few weeks. Copyright 1996 by W. Robichaud/WCS.

New Funding to Tackle Biodiversity Crisis in Indo-Burma Hotspot - Small grants invest in the capacity of civil society to protect rare species

Bangkok, Thailand: A new portfolio of grants to protect the highly threatened biodiversity of the Indo-Burma region was announced today by IUCN and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) to mark International Biodiversity Day on May 22, 2014. …  

27 May 2014 | International news release


Deadline Extended for Registration: International conference on large-scale ecosystem restoration and sustainable development

On May 29-30th, 2014, world decision-makers, scientists, practitioners and advocates will meet in Washington, DC, to discuss the potential of large-scale ecosystem restoration to further global development goals and sustainable livelihoods. The deadline for registration has been extended - register now!   …  

15 May 2014 | Event

Lake Bogoria lesser flamingos

World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the protection of migratory birds and their habitats. On the second weekend each May, people around the world take action and organize public events such as bird festivals, education programmes and birdwatching excursions to celebrate WMBD.   …  

10 May 2014 | News story


First ever partnership agreement signed between CEC and Chinese partners

On March 19th, on behalf of CEC, Steering Committee member Hanying Li and IUCN China representative Dr. Chunquan Zhu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with IUCN member the Beijing Forest Society (BFS) and the Beijing Forestry and Parks Department of International Cooperation (BFPIC). This marks the first framework collaboration between CEC and Chinese partners. …  

22 Apr 2014 | News story

Indo-Burma Biodiversity hotspot

CEPF ready to roll out grants in the Indo-Burma region

Following the announcement of the second phase of CEPF support of Indo-Burma biodiversity hot-spot and review of proposals, new grants are now in process to be awarded.  …  

27 Mar 2014 | Article