Asia

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Asia” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas is the first global standard of best practice for area-based conservation. It is a programme of...
25 areas in eight countries IUCN will soon announce new sites on the IUCN Green List, which currently counts 25 protected and conserved areas. Discover the IUCN Green List areas here! By giving...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish species in six...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite Key features of SSG SG fishes include: They can inhabit...
CEM West Asia Regional Chair: Tamar KhafagaCEM West Asia Regional Co Chair:  Ashraf Al OtaibiCEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Madhav Karki Countries of the Region Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan,...
CEM North East Asia Regional Chair : Shikui DongCEM North East Asia Regional Co Chair : Lu WenCEM Steering Committee Focal Point Madhav Karki Countries of the Region China, Japan, Korea DPRK. Korea...
Below are the links to the meeting reports in English and Russian of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) and its preceding Panels since...
Meeting  Meeting date  Location Link to report  Отчет на русском языке   WGWAP-19 14 - 16 November 2018 Russian Federation Agenda (v. 16 November 2018)  Document...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is: To encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria...
CEM Central Asia Regional Chair:  Muhammad Zaheer KhanCEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Madhav Karki Countries of the Region Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan,...
On the 24th of October, Bangladesh celebrated the International Freshwater Dolphin Day 2018 for the first time. The event was mutually organized by...
The three-day long event starting from 24-26 October 2018, was joyously held at the Liberation War Museum. The Liberation War Museum have supported the event with logistics and organizing free tours...
On 5 October, 20 representatives from civil society, government, and the academic sector, representing seven countries which are part of the Mekong...
The learning event provided a platform to discuss the legal and institutional processes operating in each basin. The 1995 Mekong River Agreement, for example, is the only instance in Asia where...
On a visit to Quang Tri in 2016 we asked a forest ranger where the best forest was. He said it was in remote areas too inaccessible for illegal...
Yet in 2017 Vietnam exported almost $8 billion of wooden furniture. This is twice as much as coffee, four times more than rubber, and nearly 10 times more than cassava. Vietnam is the largest wood...
Upon request from Chinese Society of Forestry (CSF) - both an IUCN member organization and a #NatureForAll partner - deputy chair of CEC, Katalin...
In China, three top responsibilities of nature reserves are: conservation, scientific research and education. Among them, education has not been given enough attention in compare with conservation...
Regional ChairsKwai Hin Han and Kien Dang CEM SC Focal PointMadhav Karki Countries of the Region Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Phillipines, Singapore, Thailand,...

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