• Tanami Indigenous Protected Area (c) Peter Taylor

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (c) Commonwealth of Australia (GBRMPA)

  • Traditonal gathering place of Ngemba and Paakandji peoples Goondabooka National Park (c) Penelope Figgis

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (c) Commonwealth of Australia (GBRMPA)

  • The Wunambal Gaambera people of the northern Kimberley have declared stage one of the Uunguu Indigenous Protected Area over 343,515 hectares of one of the most remote and spectacular coastlines in the world. © Commonwealth of Australia (DSEWPaC)

  • Snorkeling with Galapagos sharks (Carcharhinus galapagensis), Lord Howe Island, New South Wales © K Zischka

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ACIUCN presents the latest

SCIENCE INFORMING POLICY SYMPOSIUM SERIES

VALUING NATURE:

PROTECTED AREAS & ECOSYSTEMS

21-22 July 2014, The Shore Function Centre, South Bank, Brisbane

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Forums on the Great Barrier Reef Draft Strategic Assessment

NGO Forums | 28 Nov & 6 Dec 2013

Two roundtable meetings were held in Sydney and Brisbane for participants to obtain a thorough briefing on the GBR Draft Strategic Assessment from senior officials of the governments involved - an information exchange and opportunity to drill down into aspects of the assessments to assist in making submissions as well informed and useful as possible.

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Developments in Global Oceans Governance

Expert seminar | 07 Nov 2013

This seminar, sponsored by the Australian Committee for IUCN, the United States Study Centre at the University of Sydney and Humane Society International, provided the platform to lift the crucial debate of Global Oceans Governance to a higher level in Australia.

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Marine Key Directions Statement launched

News | 03 Oct 2013

The ACIUCN launches the Marine Key Directions Statement, a publication developed in consultation with 100 multi-disciplinary marine experts from universities, research institutions, government agencies and non-government organisations. The Statement provides a succinct overview of the key steps these marine experts believe are required to address current and emerging challenges in the future of Australia's marine environment.

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ACIUCN launches World Heritage publication

News | 25 July 2013

The ACIUCN launched its publication on the future of World Heritage management in Australia, the output from the third ACIUCN Science Informing Policy Symposium Series events, held in August 2012.

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Marine experts discuss the future of Australia's marine environment

News | 12-13 June 2013

On 12-13 June 2013, the Australian Committee for IUCN, in collaboration with partners Parks Victoria and the Nature Conservancy, hosted a symposium bringing together government, non-government, and private sector organisations to discuss key issues on the future of Australia's marine environment.

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Innovation is the Future of Conservation!

News | 26 May 2013

A new publication – Innovation for 21st Century Conservation - illustrates a richness of examples of innovation to achieve ecosystem and species conservation –- new partnerships and models for establishment of protected areas, and for the management, financing and governance of both protected areas and initiatives on other tenures.

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Welcome by ACIUCN Director, Penelope Figgis AO

News | 17 May 2013

The Australian Committee for IUCN is proud to announce the new ACIUCN website. Director, Penelope Figgis AO, invites Australian organisations to participate in the Committee's work within the global network of government, non-government, and expert discussions.

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