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Rio Tinto Utah Site Visit

IUCN and Rio Tinto sign an agreement

On July 12th, IUCN and Rio Tinto, a leading international mining group, will begin their collaboration to improve biodiversity and land use management in the company’s operations. …   | Spanish

12 Jul 2010 | News story

Pseudocyphellaria dozyana. Especie reportada, pero apenas ahora se realiza el primer registro desde hace mas de 45 años.

CDF Galapagos Lichen Survey Leads to Wealth of New Discoveries

A Galápagos lichen survey conducted 16 June 2010 by an international scientific team of lichenologists, botanists, professors, graduate students, and naturalists taking part in a lichen workshop convened 14-18 June by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) uncovered a bounty of new findings: more than 60 species newly reported from Galápagos, and an estimated ten species new to science. …   | Spanish

05 Jul 2010 | News story

Cérémonie d'ouverture du forum

5ème Forum côtier et marin ouest-africain : La conservation de la biodiversité au centre des débats

Organisée sous le thème : « La biodiversité, notre sécurité dans un monde en changement. Sauvons-la ! », la rencontre qui a regroupé près de 200 invités de profil varié s’est déroulée du 28 juin au 1er juillet 2010 à Nouakchott en Mauritanie. …  

05 Jul 2010 | News story
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COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan

Bringing a business voice to the biodiversity negotiations

IUCN and WBCSD brought together several businesses to input into and strengthen the IUCN position papers going into the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity which will take place in Nagoya, Japan this October. …  

02 Jul 2010 | Event

Prof. Roger Ngoufo, Chair of the IUCN National Committee of Cameroon

New IUCN Committee for Cameroon

IUCN extends a warm welcome to the new National Committee for Cameroon, which was officially recognized by Council at its 74th Meeting. …   | French | Spanish

01 Jul 2010 | News story

Climate Change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Scholarship Programme

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scholarship Programme has been established with the funds received on the occasion of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize award to the IPCC. …  

01 Jul 2010 | Article

Historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site

World Heritage Sites under the spotlight

The phrase ‘World Heritage Site’ conjures up images of some of the world’s most beautiful places – sites considered to be of Outstanding Universal Value because of their natural or cultural significance. …   | Spanish

01 Jul 2010 | Audio

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria

The protected wonders of Sahara

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park is a World Heritage Site in the Algerian Sahara desert. The plateau is a magnificent "lunar" landscape of sandstone forests, canyons and lakes and is twice the size of Switzerland. …  

01 Jul 2010 | Audio

Mt Kilimanjaro, 1993

Climate and human pressures on Kilimanjaro

Declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania is unique for its inactive volcano surrounded by forests and plains, and covered by snow. …  

01 Jul 2010 | Audio

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Responsible biofuels and beyond

During the recent Convention on Biological Diversity meetings in Nairobi, IUCN and WWF convened an event on how to safeguard biodiversity in the face of rapidly expanding biofuel markets.  …  

25 Jun 2010 | Article