Oceania is geographically one of IUCN’s largest regional programmes, covering over 100 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean. The region comprises Australia, New Zealand and the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories making up Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The total human population is estimated at approximately 35 million, of whom nearly two thirds are resident in Australia.  Learn more

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Wind turbine in Sigatoka, Fiji

More Pacific Island nations join Energy Conservation initiative

Three Pacific Island nations have recently joined the Pacific SIDS Energy, Ecosystems and Sustainable Livelihoods Initiative: Managing the Ecosystem Implications of Energy Policies in the Pacific Island States (Pacific SIDS-EESLI) initiated by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).   …  

26 Aug 2015 | Article

Children in Yemen walking for long distances to get water. Waqf Fund can provide sustainable funding for water projects in the region.

World Water Week: A new course for water and development

Safeguarding the planet's water resources is critical to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is the message of this year's World Water Week, the annual global conference on water, which starts on Sunday with the theme 'Water for Development.' …  

20 Aug 2015 | News story

Elephants in action


The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme is happy to share with you the result of the latest developments to enhance the website to better respond to users’ information needs. …   | French

04 Aug 2015 | Article

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