2013

Sovann Morm, Head of Community Fisheries Coalition in Beoung Chhmar Ramsar Site

Fisheries Conservation expected to improve fishers’ livelihood

Through the Prime Minister's Sub-Decree 37, all commercial fishing lots around Tonle Sap Lake were abolished in favour of community fishing and fish conservation. Local fishers can now catch more fish and have access to fishing grounds that were previously off limits. Mr. Sovann Morm, Head of Community Fisheries Coalition in Beoung Chhmar Ramsar Site, bore testimony on 21 June 2013 to the fact that sustainable fisheries resources management will improve local livelihood around Tonle Sap.  …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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Plov Touk Commune: discussion on site selection

Integrated key stakeholders’ opinion for selection of community fisheries conservation zones and setting a priority action plan

 A five-day field visit and meeting were conducted by IUCN and the Fisheries Action Coalition Team (FACT) from 19 to 21 June 2013 in order to understand the real situation on the ground, and to identify sites for fisheries conservation for effective implementation of the EU-Non State Actors project (EU-NSA).  …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Nexus discussed at Royal Geographical Society

The national policy conference for the water sector or 'Future Water Conference' recently hosted its annual meeting at the Royal Geographical Society in London, June 25. With this year's theme 'Building resilience: A sector fit for the future', its host John Vidal, Guardian environment editor, made it clear during his opening speech that a ‘nexus based approach’ is what is needed. …  

10 Jul 2013 | News story

Cover of arborvitae Issue 44

IUCN Focuses on Poverty and REDD+ in Upcoming Forest Conservation Magazine

The autumn edition of IUCN’s long-standing forest conservation publication Arborvitae will explore the latest challenges and future prospects for implementing REDD+ strategies that address the needs of the poor.  …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article

In the Cendrawasih Bay National Park - Birds Neck area, West Papua

IUCN from A to Z

An alphabetical journey through the work of IUCN. …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article

The Right to Responsibility - new book for peer review

We’re pleased to announce that Natural Justice and the United Nations University – Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) have just released a new book for peer review, entitled: The Right to Responsibility: Resisting and Engaging Development, Conservation, and the Law in Asia    …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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Community-based networks of Odisha

Community-based forest networks of India and Nepal have been suffering from serious neglect and left at disadvantage due to lack of legal recognition. A brief review of literature on community-based forest networks found that they lack certain attributes that are necessary to be considered as equal partners in the activities aimed at forest conservation and livelihood improvement. …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference

CEESP Members Nigel Crawhall and Trisha Kehaulani Watson-Sproat attended the World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference. Marine Protected Areas Connections has produced a special edition on Tribal and Indigenous Peoples on MPAs which includes a report on the WIN Conference.   …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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Luc Bas

Editorial: Luc Bas

Dear Members, Dear Readers, …  

10 Jul 2013 | Article
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The event was presided over by H.E Yea Saut

Balancing conservation and development of Kampot Province through the Coastal Use Zoning approach

Kampot Province, 25 June 2013 - IUCN Cambodia cooperated with the Kampot Provincial Hall to organize an inception workshop on Coastal Use Zoning at the Kampot Diamond Hotel. This aimed to discuss the process and strategy for Kampot Coastal Use Zoning with consideration of the seargrass survey results. …  

09 Jul 2013 | Article
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