25 Sep 2014 | News story
The Marumaru Atua has set sail from Rarotonga, Cook Islands, the first of four Pacific voyaging canoes that will sail to Sydney for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, conveying the message to the world about Our People, Our Islands, Our Ocean, Our Future.
17 Sep 2014 | Article
Nick Cox, BIOPAMA Programme Manager at the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme, talks about his conservation perspectives and shares insights on choices, challenges and opportunities for a programme like BIOPAMA to achieve results, always keeping in mind the conservation goal.
17 Sep 2014 | Fact sheet
The Andros West Side National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the Western Atlantic/Caribbean region, located in the Astros Island, the Bahamas. It was first established in 2002 under management of The Bahamas National Trust and it encompasses areas of significant wetlands, extensive mangroves, and pine upland habitats that support exceptional natural systems on Andros. The Andros West Side National Park is also the home of the national bird of the Bahamas, the endangered West Indian flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber).
15 Sep 2014 | Interview
Nick de Goede is the Park Manager for /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (ARTP), on the Republic of South Africa side. He is one of the champions working in African protected areas that the IUCN Programme on African Protected Areas and Conservation, in collaboration with BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme), AFD (French Agency for Development) and FIBA (Fondation international pour le Banc d’Arguin), is supporting to deliver the African messages at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014.
10 Sep 2014 | News story
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme is pleased to announce the commencement of an important new partnership that will see the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) as the host organization for the Regional Observatory for Protected Areas and Biodiversity in the Pacific Islands region.