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Call for participants: Caribbean training for trainers 2015

The 11th edition of the Caribbean Marine Protected Area Management (CaMPAM) Training of Trainers on Marine Protected Area Management regional course will take place from 9 to 20 February 2015 in Granada. The EU-funded BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) programme is collaborating with the UNEP-CEP/SPAW CaMPAM Network and the Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Network (ECMMAN) project to deliver this course, and the Grenada Fisheries Division will provide local support to facilitate the training. …  

19 Dec 2014 | News story

Chivoko establish their locally-managed marine area Kereseka Parks

Doing the right thing in protected areas: Collective statement from the Governance Stream at WPC 2014

The IUCN World Parks Congress Stream on Enhancing the Diversity and Quality of Governance of Protected Areas has concluded with a powerful collective statement that summarizes the key topics deliberated at the Congress, highlights the current situation, and makes a strong set of recommendations for future action. …  

18 Dec 2014 | Article

Nigel - one of the locals - playing the didgeridoo

Arakwal awarded Green List honour

Dulcie Nicholls, elder of the Byron Bay Arakwal people, reached out her hand and embraced a delegation from IUCN to her home. The didgeridoo thundered into action and the New South Wales air was filled with a riot of energy and colour - a typically passionate display of cultural heritage as the spiritual connection was made. …  

18 Dec 2014 | Article

Luigi Eybrecht has been awarded with the  Jane Goodall Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award.

Nature's heroes rewarded for work in conservation

The IUCN’S World Commission on Protected Areas and the International Ranger Federation recognised the courageous work of rangers and protected area workers from all corners of the globe at an emotional awards ceremony at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia. …  

08 Dec 2014 | Article

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