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9th Pacific Island Conference

9th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas

Natural Solutions : Buidling Changes for a resilient Pacific - 2-6 December 2013, Fiji …  

02 Dec 2013 | Event
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NAILSMA joins IUCN

IUCN Oceania welcomes NAILSMA, The North Australian Indigenous Land & Sea Management Alliance Ltd, into the Union following their membership approval at the 82nd meeting of the IUCN Council.   …  

28 Nov 2013 | Article

The Golden mantled tree kangaroo.

PNG’s Tenkile Conservation Alliance joins IUCN

The Tenkile Conservation Alliance (TCA) has become the first organisation from Papua New Guinea to join IUCN. Today IUCN welcomed the TCA into the Union following their membership approval at the 82nd meeting of the IUCN Council.   …  

28 Nov 2013 | News story

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IUCN Nature Fiesta

 A side event of the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas.  …  

27 Nov 2013 | Event

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Enabling the wise use of wetlands through integrated wetland management

An innovative action planning toolkit on wetland conservation and management is now available online. Funded by the European Commission, as part of the HighARCS project, the Wetland Resources Action Planning (WRAP) Toolkit offers researchers, technical planners and policy-makers a systematic approach to conserving and sustainably managing aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity at any site scale. The toolkit provides a suite of methods and practices, together with insights from lessons learned. …  

19 Nov 2013 | News story

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Registration now open for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

Registration is now open for the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC), the landmark global forum on protected areas held every 10 years. The event takes place in Sydney, Australia 12-19 November 2014, with the theme 'Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions' designed to help deliver IUCN’s three priority areas of IUCN's work programme. …  

14 Nov 2013 | News story

Ocean, our planet's 'blue heart'

No time to lose for our planet’s “blue heart”

A strong commitment to conserve and sustainably manage the ocean, including areas beyond national jurisdiction, was among the outcomes of the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress, whose ministerial segment closed yesterday in Ajaccio, Corsica. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story

Marine Protected Areas cover almost 3% of the ocean

World nearing 3% of ocean protection

Marseille, France, 24 October 2013 – Marine protected areas now cover 2.8% of the global ocean – an area larger than Europe – according to the official map released today based on data provided by the World Database on Protected Areas, run by IUCN and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). …   | Spanish

24 Oct 2013 | International news release

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Marine Protected Areas - an investment well worth its price

Halfway through the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress taking in Marseille, we asked Carl Gustaf Lundin, Director of IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme to tell us about the most important issues discussed so far. …  

23 Oct 2013 | News story

The survey covered 30 villages in eastern Viti Levu.

Alien invasions: gauging the costs to manage them

The costs of managing invasive alien species and their impacts are not well understood in the Pacific. IUCN Member, Landcare Research, recently completed a first-of-its-kind economic survey of the impacts of five key invasive species in eastern Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. …  

17 Sep 2013 | Article

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