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Participants at BIOPAMA training for terrestrial protected area management in working groups, July 2015, Trinidad

Boosted capacity for Caribbean’s terrestrial protected areas

It is estimated that approximately 22 per cent of the land mass in the English-speaking Caribbean is designated as protected areas. 25 professionals tasked with the important job of protecting many of these important resource areas underwent a one week training programme focused on terrestrial protected areas from July 6 to 11, 2015 in Trinidad and Tobago.  The training programme was led by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) under the framework of the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme. …   | French

28 Jul 2015 | News story

Southern coast of Upolu island, Samoa

Pacific protected area and other conserved areas agenda advanced at key regional fora

A series of Pacific regional workshops and gatherings provided an important opportunity to review and enhance the frame for the Pacific protected area agenda, with the participation of numerous regional partners, IUCN commissions and members. These events represented the occasion to directly engage with the Pacific stakeholders on BIOPAMA initiatives and invite input, exchange and collaboration. …   | French

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Doñana National Park

IUCN grants top management Green List award to iconic Doñana

Gland, Switzerland, 22 July 2015 (IUCN) – One of the most biodiverse areas in Europe – Doñana National Park and Natural Reserve – was granted IUCN’s Green List status today in recognition of the successful conservation efforts of its managers. …   | Spanish

22 Jul 2015 | International news release

Beryl Nyamgemoh

New BIOPAMA staff to manage the observatory for East African Community

The Biodiversity and Protected Area Management (BIOPAMA) Programme is pleased to welcome a new team member, Ms Beryl Nyamgemoh. …   | French

16 Jul 2015 | Article

Building capacity at BIOPAMA training, Grenada, Feb 2015

Caribbean training strengthens regional informal networks

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) managers in the Caribbean have begun to strengthen their informal networks and share initiatives and best practices as a result of undergoing capacity building in part funded by the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme. …   | French

10 Jul 2015 | Article

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