Success Stories

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Success stories shared on this page are intended to help the #NatureForAll community grow the important work being undertaken to connect people with nature exponentially. Rather than providing a “one size fits all” solution, #NatureForAll aims to foster enabling environments to reduce barriers and connect people with nature in different regions, contexts and realities.


As individual organizations we know how to adapt good practices; we know how to measure impact; we know how to inspire and communicate. Now we need to share our successes, collaborate, and amplify our reach to engage new audiences to connect with and fall in love with nature. Working with the incredible network of IUCN Member Organizations and Commission Members, and with other committed partners, we can succeed in this bold and transformational vision. #NatureForAll will spark the change and ignite action for conservation!

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The following success stories  are a part of #NatureForAll's community of practice, and are here so that we can learn from one another, increase knowledge, overcome barriers, and scale up projects that connect people with nature.  Find a #NatureForAll Success Story by thematic area or discover the collection below. 


Share Your Story

#NatureForAll partners are encouraged to share how they aresuccessfully inspiring new audiences to connect with nature and take action to support is conservation. Share your story.

Not a partner? Sign up here.  

Typically, 30 minutes are needed to write up the first draft of a success story.

Please submit your completed template to:

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#NatureForAll will be highlighting  stories from the PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet  initiative, which provides a wealth of further success stories in nature conservation and sustainable development.

PANORAMA is a partnership between Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the  International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Environment, GRID-Arendal, and Rare.

You can find relevant stories here, with more stories on the PANORAMA web platform.  

Desert Knights - South Africa

A 7‐day event designed to promote cross‐border tourism activities in the Ai/Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. The event combines night‐time mountain biking and a day of canoeing and aims to contribute towards unlocking the tourism potential of the park through staging of a world class annual multi-stage MTB event.