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Story | 29 Mar, 2023
AFRIPAC: strengthening 5 countries' commitments to a UN Plastics Treaty
As the world moves towards an international, legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, IUCN and GRID-Arendal partner in a new project: AFRIPAC, "Effective Plastic Treaty Capacity Building for Africa." This project aims to empower five African nations´ negotiating skills for a strong…
News | 29 Mar, 2023
Strong regional commitment to One Health approach in Central Asia
Five Central Asian countries have jointly confirmed their interest to mitigate the risk of zoonosis emergence in the region by enhancing overall landscape resilience through the One Health approach. The commitments were shared today, closing out a three day regional workshop in Tashkent, co-…
Blog | 28 Mar, 2023
IUCN Rwanda joined Government of Rwanda to celebrate international day of Forests, Water and Meteo
Every year, Government of Rwanda joins the rest of the world to mark International Day of Forests, Water and Meteo. These three global events are an opportunity to highlight the importance of forests, water, and weather in our daily lives.
Page | 27 Mar, 2023
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is the ongoing process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or degraded forest landscapes. FLR is more than just planting trees – it is restoring a whole landscape to meet present and future needs and to offer…
Story | 29 Mar, 2023
Powerful voices and Indigenous wisdom at marine conservation congress
The 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) took place in Vancouver, Canada from February 3-9, 2023. This article summarizes several highlights of the conference from CEESP attendees.
Story | 20 Mar, 2023
In memoriam: Dr Kathy MacKinnon
It is with enormous sadness that IUCN and the World Commission on Protected Areas announce the sudden passing of Kathy MacKinnon, a stalwart of protected areas and of conservation globally.
Grey literature | 2023
A Blueprint to zero plastic waste
IUCN, with Searious Business, has developed a complete Do-It-Yourself guide to reducing plastic waste on any island anywhere in the world – a Blueprint to zero plastic waste. Plastic pollution is detrimental to our oceanic ecosystems, and the livelihoods and economies depending on it. To address…
Press release | 15 Mar, 2023
Vjosa, one of our last wild rivers, becomes Europe's first Wild River National Park
Today, the Vjosa River in Albania, one of the last wild rivers of Europe is declared a National Park by the Albanian Government, becoming the first Wild River National Park in Europe. In future, the Vjosa will be conserved as a living, free-flowing river, to the benefit of people and nature.…
Source to Sea (S2S) approach: from methodology to practice
The S2S approach is an interface between land and oceans that allows for integrated planning and implementation of integrated water resources management while preserving natural resources and generating environmental socio-economic benefits for current and future generations.
Project | 27 Dec, 2016 - 31 Mar, 2023
The work area of the Amazon 2.0 project is implemented in: Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Guyana, Suriname. Its mission is to strengthen forest governance models in indigenous and peasant territories of the Amazon biome.