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  • Photo: Primary school students Recite Poetry on Wetlands Conservation © V.Sonim, IUCN Cambodia

    Celebrating World Wetland Day 2019 in Cambodia


    In Cambodia, the 2019 World Wetlands Day was celebrated on February 2 in Boeung Prek Lapov Protected Area Landscape in Takeo Province. WWD was organized by the Department of Freshwater and Wetlands Conservation of the Ministry of Environment, Wildfowl &...

  • Photo: IUCN / Corbett Nash

    The Restoration Initiative: A chance to learn from one another


    The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme partners gathered for a 5-day knowledge sharing and planning workshop. The workshop offered the first real-...

  • Photo: IUCN

    IUCN mourns the loss of leading conservationist Lew Young


    It is with great sadness that IUCN Asia announces that conservationist Dr. Lew Young passed away on 5th March 2019. His passing is a tremendous loss to the conservation community.

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