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  • Western gray whale in Sakhalin Western gray whale in Sakhalin  Photo: Yuri Yakovlev

    IUCN seeks whale conservation experts to advise on energy development impacts


    IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals to serve on its independent scientific and technical advisory panel to minimize impacts on western gray whales during offshore oil and gas development near Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East....

  • Beijing Forest University, Dr. Balakrishna Pisupati. Lecture, conservation Group photo after Dr. Balakrishna presentation at Beijing Forest University Photo: Hanying Li

    #NatureForAll – reaching out to key Chinese institutions


    Dr. Balakrishna Pisupati, IUCN-CEC Regional Vice Chair for South and Southeastern Asia interacted with several senior officials of both the Government and academia on emerging issues of conservation during this recent visit to China as the Visitor of Minzu...

  • School Girls drawing their messages on postcards School girls in Bangladesh drawing their messages on postcards Photo: BLI Bangladesh

    Creative Thinking from the Children of Nigeria


    Second article of the Children as Champions of Climate Change - stories from all around the Planet series. Students surprised project leaders with their openness and creativity.

  • Natura è Benessere; Nature Is Wellbeing; children on the grass; rolling on the grass Feeling free ,by rolling on the grass. Photo: Angela Tavone

    #NatureForAll, Wellbeing for kids


    The #NatureForAll CEC-WCPA campaign and the Children&Nature Network proposals have been implemented in Italy. A Pilot Project launched by the Ministry of Public Health promotes educational initiatives in Nature and in Protected Areas to improve children’s...

  • Child drawing of a cow chasing a tree cutter. Cow chasing a man intending to cut down a tree Photo: Dial-a-Pad Kenya

    Giant postcard with 125,000 cards exposed on Swiss glacier


    Check out the first article of the Children as Champions of Climate Change - stories from all around the Planet series. More and more to come from different countries where children got engaged with Nature and took action by drawing...

  • CEC Deputy Chair,China,Nature Education, Forest Photo: Chinese Forest Society(CSF)

    CEC Deputy Chair visited China and Shared Nature Education Experiences with University Students and Foresters.


    Upon request from Chinese Society of Forestry (CSF) - both an IUCN member organization and a #NatureForAll partner - deputy chair of CEC, Katalin Czippan visited two provinces together with another 10 international and national experts. Katalin shared the...

  • Shark dive briefings to our diving team in Koh Tao Shark dive briefings to our diving team in Koh Tao Photo: Eco Koh Tao

    Sharks: Friends not foes!


    Blog by Ria Sen, member of the IUCN Comission on Education and Communication

  • Europark Conference 2018 Photo: Peter Paul van Kempen

    Young people launch powerful plan to involve them in parks


    Reconnecting people with nature was a hot topic during Europarc 2018, the yearly conference of Protected Areas in Europe. Involving youth in our organisations is a crucial step for this, according to Europarc’s director, Carol Richie: “It is not what you say...

  • Participants of the IUCN informal members meeting Photo: Peter Paul van Kempen

    Informal IUCN Members Meeting


    Informal Members meeting for West and East Europe, North and Central Asia was arranged in Prague (Czechia) 24-25 of September 2018 by IUCN councilor Michael Hošek and Ministry of Environment of Czech Republic.

  • IUCN Statement Photo: IUCN

    IUCN deeply alarmed at capital offence charge against Iran conservationists


    The International Union for Conservation of Nature is deeply disturbed as five IUCN member conservationists, including members of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC), are charged with crimes punishable by death in Iran.


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