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  • A participant is discussing with experts Photo: A participant is discussing with experts © James Tallant

    Myanmar continues development of its national Red List

    19.02.2019

    On January15-18, 2019, more than 30 of Myanmar’s top mammal experts met in Nay Pyi Taw to continue the development of a National Red List of Threatened Species.

  • Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR) and the Bonn Challenge Photo: IUCN ARO

    Forest landscape restoration in Asia – Promoting human wellbeing and ecological integrity

    13.02.2019

    Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR) and the Bonn Challenge. The workshop, ASEAN’s Leadership in Forest Landscape Restoration: Supporting the Bonn...

  • Photo: Mekong Giant Barb caught and released into the FCA at Phlov Touk CFi © Phlov Touk CFi

    Two years after the Tonle Sap project ended, impacts clear

    11.02.2019

    On December 19-21, 2018, we revisited Kampong Phluk, Phlov Touk and Boeung Chhmar, three fishing communities on the Tonle Sap where we established Fish Conservation Areas (FCAs) as part of an EU-funded project that ran from 2013 to 2016. We wanted to see...

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