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IUCN welcomes The Institute for Nature Conservation of Vojvodina Province

IUCN’s network in SEE is now strengthened by a new GO Member, The Institute for Nature Conservation of Vojvodina Province, whose membership application was approved during the 76th Meeting of the IUCN Council. …  

12 Jul 2011 | News story

Pierre-Yves Cousteau at work

Young Cousteau floats IUCN’s boat

Dedicated marine conservationist Pierre-Yves Cousteau has joined IUCN’s global team of Goodwill Ambassadors. …   | French | Spanish

12 Jul 2011 | International news release

Nu’utele Island, part of the Aleipata Islands, Upolu, Samoa

IUCN welcomes Samoa as new State Member

The Government of the Independent State of Samoa has officially announced its decision to join IUCN by endorsing the Union’s Statutes, becoming a State Member of the world’s largest and oldest environmental network. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has been designated by the Government of Samoa as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat. …   | French | Spanish

08 Jul 2011 | News story

Mapeo de actores, Cuenca del Plata y Gran Chaco.

Convocan a organizaciones para integrar mapa del Gran Chaco y Cuenca del Plata

6 julio 2011.- Organismos no gubernamentales, ONGs, organizaciones sociales, empresas privadas, públicas y mixtas, cooperativas, cámaras empresariales, instituciones educativas y de investigación y desarrollo, comunidades indígenas, campesinas y de pescadores, organismos internacionales y de cooperación internacional, podrán registrarse desde hoy y acceder libremente a un innovador mapa y a una base de datos que será la más completa en su tipo en la región –informaron los promotores de la iniciativa. …  

08 Jul 2011 | News story
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El alto comisario de Aguas y Bosques y la Lucha contra la Desertificación del Reino de Marruecos, Abdeladim Lhafi, la ministra de Medio Ambiente, y Medio Rural y Marino, Rosa Aguilar, y el consejero de Medio Ambiente de la Junta de Andalucía José Juan Díaz Trillo

Spain, Andalusia and Morocco agreed on a shared action plan

On 5 July several IUCN members signed in Malaga an agreement to collaborate for the Intercontinental Reserve for the Mediterranean. …   | French | Spanish

07 Jul 2011 | News story
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Southern Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus maccoyii)

Increased protection urgently needed for tunas

For the first time, all species of scombrids (tunas, bonitos, mackerels and Spanish mackerels) and billfishes (swordfish and marlins) have been assessed for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Of the 61 known species, seven are classified in a threatened category, being at serious risk of extinction. Four species are listed as Near Threatened and nearly two-thirds have been placed in the Least Concern category. …   | French | Spanish

07 Jul 2011 | International news release

Vida Silvestre, Uruguay

Plaguicidas ponen en peligro la biodiversidad de sitio RAMSAR en Uruguay

El proyecto “Evaluación participativa de plaguicidas en el sitio RAMSAR, Parque Nacional Esteros de Farrapos e Islas del Río Uruguay”, fue desarrollado por la organización Vida Silvestre Uruguay, con financiación del Programa de Fondos para Ecosistemas del Comité Holandés de UICN (EGP-UICN Holanda). …  

06 Jul 2011 | News story
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IUCN Science and Learning Officer and CEC Focal Point

CEC at the World Scout Jamboree

IUCN will be taking an active part in the upcoming World Scout Jamboree in Rinkaby, Sweden, with a team of people from the Commission on Education and Communication (CEC). …  

06 Jul 2011 | News story

Some of the IUCN Members during the IUCN Members’ meeting in Nairobi, Kenya.

IUCN Members in Kenya agree on the roadmap to the World Conservation Congress

IUCN Members in Kenya met in Nairobi on Monday this week to discuss the preparations for the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum and the World Conservation Congress. The meeting was attended by representatives from the IUCN membership, IUCN Commissions and the IUCN Secretariat. …  

05 Jul 2011 | News story
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Protected Areas of East Asia

Protected Areas of East Asia

IUCN-WCPA and the IUCN Asia Regional Biodiversity Conservation Programme present ‘Protected Areas of East Asia; Evaluating and strengthening implementation of the CBD Porgramme of Work on Protected Areas and the East Asian Regional Actions Plan’ 

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