For the conservation and protection of the region’s natural heritage. Learn More >
A principle and process that defines the way by which genetic resources may be accessed, and how the benefits that result from their use are shared between people, institutions, or countries that use and provide these resources.Learn More
Data is contributed by a community of partners who are equipped with the necessary skills that enable the use of a common structure, and collaboratively develop knowledge products that inform responsible biodiversity conservation.Learn More
Businesses depend on biological resources as the main source of raw materials of their product and so must be involved in the conservation and sustainable management of biodiversity.Learn More
Climate change is one of the many drivers of biodiversity loss. It forces life forms to adapt either by shifting habitat or by modifying life cycles.Learn More
Taxonomy identifies both indigenous and invasive alien species. Invasive alien species are identified and measures to prevent their establishment are set in place to protect indigenous species and biodiversity.Learn More
Each and every species on Earth has an important role in the ecosystem. However, many in the ASEAN region are facing increasing environmental pressures, and illegal wildlife trade has already resulted in the degradation of the region’s habitats.Learn More
"Making nature’s values visible." An initiative that aims to evaluate the costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystems degradation, and compare the economic benefits of biodiversity conservation and the costs of failure to take protective measures.Learn More
"You cannot protect what you do not know." Promoting the richness and the values of biodiversity is the first step to inspire people to take action in conserving and sustainably managing biological resources.Learn More
The ASEAN Heritage Parks are the best of the best protected areas in the ASEAN region, and were established to generate greater awareness, pride, appreciation, enjoyment and conservation of ASEAN’s rich natural heritage.Learn More
The ASEAN covers some 170,000 kilometers of coasts and oceans. The most common habitat building species found in coastal environments in the ASEAN region are coral reefs, seagrasses, and mangroves.Learn More
The total area of peatlands in the ASEAN region is estimated to be about 250,000 square kilometers, which is 60 per cent of the world’s tropical peatlands, and about a tenth of the total global peatland resource.Learn More
Places of land or seas or both that straddle or border between states / provinces / regions / autonomous areas / areas beyond the limit of national sovereignty or jurisdiction, whose constituent parts are especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed cooperatively.Learn More
The genetic resources for food and agriculture is the result of the interaction between the environment, genetic resources, and management systems and practices used by culturally diverse peoples.Learn More
Cities in South East Asia occupy only 2% of its total land area but it’s 200 billion urban inhabitants consume 75% of their total land resources and produce the equivalent amount of environmentally destructive waste.Learn More
The AHPs are protected areas of high conservation importance, representing a complete spectrum of ecosystems of the ASEAN region.Learn More
A historic partnership for climate and biodiversity. (L-R) Dr. Faye Cruz, Head of the ...
A screenshot of the ASEAN Heritage Parks 3D exhibition. Twenty young and talented writers, artists, and ...
With long arms to swing them effortlessly, white-handed gibbons are among the fastest of primates. They can “fly” up to 40 feet through the air, allowing them to cross rivers and large forest openings.