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Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Bhaba Krishna Bhattarai, Joint Secretary of NPC and Dr. Yam Malla, Country Representative of IUCN Nepal signing the MoU

MoU Signed Between NPC and IUCN Nepal

Government of Nepal/ National Planning Commission and IUCN Nepal Country office signed MoU for conservation and management of natural resources. …  

31 Jul 2012 | News story

Hon. Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai deliberating speech

Symposium Organized for Conservation of Bagmati River System

Kathmandu: ‘Symposium on Issuses and Challenges for the Conservation of Bagmati River System’ is organized to develop appropriate concept and way for making Bagmati River System of Kathmandu Valley lively and valued by all. …  

10 Jul 2012 | News story

Congress participants during the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Last few hours for discounts on Congress fees

2012 is a busy year for environmental decision-making, with many large-scale conventions taking place. But the IUCN World Conservation Congress is a unique event with a unique audience. It is the only global summit that represents every aspect of conservation, bringing together leaders of all levels – from governments and international NGOs to academia and local charities. …   | French | Spanish

05 Jul 2012 | News story

Green Rally in World Environment Day

World Environment Day Celebrated

 Kathmandu: Like other countries, Nepal is also celebrating World Environment Day on Tuesday with a dedication to conserve natural resources and promote green economy for the sustainable development of the nation. …  

20 Jun 2012 | News story

Nabin K. Ghimire, Secretary, MoFSC delivering general remarks on opening session

A Three Day Workshop Concluded

Kathmandu: A three day project planning workshop titled ‘Enhancing Livelihoods and Food Security from Agroforestry and Community Forestry Systems in Nepal’ is concluded today. …  

14 Jun 2012 | News story

Surrounding communities rely on the river for transportation

Water for peace in south Asia

Bangladesh and India have some of the most intricate and complex river systems in the world. The Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna, the three major rivers, along with their tributaries drain an area of about 1.75 million square kilometres supporting a population of 620 million people. …  

14 Mar 2012 | News story

Kristen Carusos

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week - final reflections

During Asia Pacific Forestry Week (APFW), private enterprises, non-governmental organizations, and influential players in the environmental and forestry sector came together to debate the challenges and opportunities that Asia's forests face. Kristen Carusos of IUCN’s China office gives her take on the proceedings. …  

22 Nov 2011 | News story

Southern White Rhino subspecies (Ceratotherium simum simum) Dr Richard Emslie

Another leap towards the Barometer of Life

The latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ illustrates the efforts undertaken by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and its partners to expand the number and diversity of species assessed, improving the quality of information in order to obtain a better picture of the state of biodiversity. With now more than 61,900 species reviewed, another big step forward has been made toward developing the IUCN Red List into a true ‘Barometer of Life,’ as called for by leading experts in the magazine Science in 2010. …   | French | Spanish

10 Nov 2011 | International news release

IUCN Nepal Programme Framework 2013-16