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Hayedo de Serra de Sant Amand, en Ripollès (Girona).

13 particulares y 9 organizaciones ayudan a preservar uno de los mejores bosques maduros de Cataluña

Acciónatura, Miembro de UICN, ha formalizado la preservación efectiva a 25 años de 14.000 m2 del hayedo centenario de "Els Graus", en el Ripollès (Girona, España). Mediante una compensación económica de 2.479 euros, la propiedad cede a Acciónatura los derechos de explotación forestal para 25 años de esta reserva forestal, ahora ya destinada a conservar el bosque maduro, dejándola a evolución natural. Al ser una zona muy frágil, y para preservar sus valores, por el momento no es visitable abiertamente. …  

04 Mar 2015 | News story

Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica)

Wildlife crime - it’s everyone’s challenge

Statement by IUCN Director General, Inger Andersen on World Wildlife Day. …  

03 Mar 2015 | Article

Sundarbans cyclone

IUCN Director General joins French State visit to the Philippines to mobilise support for a global climate agreement

At the invitation of French President François Hollande, IUCN’s Director General, Inger Andersen, travelled with a high-level delegation this week to the Philippines to see first-hand the impacts of climate change on the island nation and mobilise support for a global climate deal which is expected to be signed later this year in Paris. …   | French

28 Feb 2015 | News story

SOS Mosaic

SOS is Your Story

The SOS story is made of many individual stories – those of the species, community members, rangers, law enforcers, project volunteers, community members, schoolchildren, species experts, logistics people and photographers to name just a few.  
 

26 Feb 2015 | News story

Manta Rays in the Maldives

Getting #SeriousAboutWildlifeCrime

What do camels use to hide themselves? Camelflauge of course! If you search the Internet for wildlife jokes, you will find many – some good, some not so good. But you will find them. …  

26 Feb 2015 | News story

Participants at the BIOPAMA short course on negotiation skills with a focus on Protected Areas Oct 2014

Capacity development in full swing

As part of the implementation of the capacity building programmes, BIOPAMA is holding a series of workshops in February and March 2015 throughout its regions. …   | French | Spanish

26 Feb 2015 | News story

African landscape

Blog: A picture is worth a thousand words. So how much is a video worth?

By Claire Warmenbol. That question came to mind when I watched the video of our WISE-UP project, recently broadcast on Deutsche Welle TV. It shows what the project does, no, it brings to life what the project does…in just over 6 minutes. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

The flowers bloom in Gran Paradiso National Park

Italy's secret wilderness

With the excitement still in the air following the launch of the Green List of Protected Areas (GLPA) at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, one of the first European sites to make the list - Italy's Gran Paradiso National Park - is already preparing for a brighter future. …  

24 Feb 2015 | Article

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

IUCN Congress 2016 fundraising campaign kicks off with appointment of Partnerships Coordinator

IUCN extends a warm ‘Aloha’ to Mark McGuffie as he takes on his new role of Partnerships Coordinator for the next IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaiʻi in September 2016. …  

23 Feb 2015 | News story

Asia Review 2013-2014

IUCN in Asia: delivering change through partnerships

IUCN Asia Review 2013-2014 is now available for download. In this issue we focus on the many partnerships we embarked on in the past two years, working together for people and nature in order to deliver positive change for the environment. …  

23 Feb 2015 | Article