Planet at the Crossroads: Indo-German Biodiversity Programme @ 25WCC, Hawaii

1-10 September, 2016 The 25th World Conservation Congress (WCC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has brought together thousands of leaders, decision-makers, civil societies, businesses, and academia from around the world. The theme for this year’s Congress is ‘Planet at the crossroads’ and is being hosted in Hawaii...

Bringing nature into the national curriculum

A half-day workshop to explore how nature camp and environmental issues could be better incorporated within the National Education System in Nepal took place 4 July 2016. The event was hosted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in partnership with the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) under Ministry of...

Orientation Workshop on Mobilizing Biodiversity Data from ASEAN Protected Areas

Experts from the Biodiversity Information Facility nodes from Taiwan and Norway, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), and various ASEAN Member States convened to capture the wildlife of Mount Makiling Forest Reserve (MMFR), the 33rd ASEAN Heritage Park– on film, that is. ACB, in partnership with the Global Biodiversity Information...

Philippines’ Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park declared an ASEAN Heritage Park

PALAWAN province – The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1993, has been declared an ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Heritage Park. The declaration by the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) follows their recognition of the importance of their cooperation in conserving the Park due to...

GIZ PAME celebrates International Biodiversity Day with #‎selfieforbiodiversity‬ Photo Contest

The GIZ Protected Area Management Enhancement (PAME) project in the Philippines with its partner, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), celebrated the International Biodiversity Day last May 22, 2016 by sponsoring the Selfie for Biodiversity and Livelihood photo contest. A nationwide contest was announced...