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ASEAN to recognise biodiversity heroes

JAKARTA, 27 March 2017 – What is biodiversity? Ask people what they think it means, and chances are only a few can accurately define it. Fewer still can explain its significance to human survival. The immense communication gap between the biodiversity conservation community and the general public is a major factor hampering efforts to achieve […]

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ASEAN, EU launch 40th anniversary of partnership; commit to new programmes on environment

JAKARTA, 13 March 2017 – In the framework of the annual review of European Union and ASEAN cooperation, known as the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC), the EU and ASEAN marked the beginning of a year dedicated to the 40th anniversary of their dialogue relations with the start of new cooperation programmes and a youth photo […]

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ASEAN to enhance biodiversity conservation and livelihoods of people in its Heritage Parks

CANCUN, 13 December 2016 – The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) launched a documentary video on the Small Grants Programme (SGP) that aims to improve biodiversity conservation and the livelihoods of people in the ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs). The video was launched on the sidelines of the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties […]

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PRESS RELEASE: ACB participates in COP13

Almost 6,400 participants, including representatives of the countries parties, observer countries, and international organizations?attended the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) to negotiate agreements and commitments that give impulse to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity as well as the implementation of the Strategic Plan […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Conference on ASEAN Heritage Parks opens in Myanmar

ASEAN Heritage Parks constitute a network of 38 protected areas that encompass ecosystems and species that best represent ASEAN.  As Secretariat of the AHP Programme, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity facilitates knowledge sharing and skills building for AHPs, including the conduct of a regional conference every three years. “The 5th AHP Conference is another milestone in […]

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