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Traditional agricultural land use practices in the Dinaric Arc

Traditional agricultural land use practices in the Dinaric Arc

This recently finalized manual explores existing traditional agricultural practices in the transboundary sites NP Plitvicka jezera-NP Una, NP Durmitor-NP Sutjeska, NP Tara-Drina, Neretva delta, and Mountain Dinara, and identifies mechanisms for the maintenance and extension of these practices. Published by IUCN, SNV and WWF, it proposes an entire spectrum of measures that could revitalise the rural areas of the Dinaric Arc and enable farmers to focus on the type of management that would protect biodiversity. …  

10 Feb 2014 | Downloads - publication

Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus). 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status: Critically Endangered

A World Heritage sanctuary for the world’s most threatened cat

Doñana National Park, Spain …  

05 Feb 2014 | Fact sheet
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Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe

Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe

The Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe defines the concrete contribution of the IUCN European region to the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 adopted during the World Conservation Congress, Jeju 2012.   …  

16 Dec 2013 | Downloads - publication
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URBES Fact sheet #4: The Cities and Biodiversity Outlook

This URBES factsheet presents the Cities and Biodiversity Outlook and the ten key messages that the project has produced.  …  

09 Dec 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Sustainable tourism management in the transboundary areas of the Dinaric Arc region

Developing sustainable tourism across borders in the Dinaric Arc

Recently published IUCN’s manual ‘Sustainable tourism management in the transboundary areas of the Dinaric Arc region’ presents the practical steps that need to be implemented in order to secure sustainable tourism development. When well-planned and effectively managed, tourism can provide economic benefits to local people and increase the support for conservation of the natural and cultural resources it depends upon.   …  

14 Nov 2013 | Downloads - publication
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BiodivERsA Policy Brief #2 - CLIMIT

BiodivERsA Policy Brief #2: Managing habitats for land use and climate change adaption

IUCN has partnered up with BiodivERsA to help translate the results of the projects funded by the network into a series of policy briefs targeted primarily to EU policy-makers. IUCN has worked closely with the BiodivERsA scientists and experts within the IUCN network to identify key recommendations for EU policy. …  

02 Oct 2013 | Downloads - publication
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BiodivERsA Policy Brief #1 - RACE

BiodivERsA Policy Brief #1: Wildlife diseases on the increase

IUCN has partnered up with BiodivERsA to help translate the results of the projects funded by the network into a series of policy briefs targeted primarily to EU policy-makers. IUCN has worked closely with the BiodivERsA scientists and experts within the IUCN network to identify key recommendations for EU policy.  …  

02 Oct 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Publication "Invasive alien species: the urban dimension"

Invasive alien species: the urban dimension

Invasive alien species (IAS) pose a significant threat to biodiversity in Europe, and this threat is likely to increase in the future unless meaningful action is taken at all levels to control the introduction and establishment of these species and address those already introduced. IUCN has released a publication which compiles case studies from more than 15 European countries and beyond to showcase examples of concrete action at the urban level.  …  

28 Aug 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Cover of the publication "Mediterranean MPAs and climate change"

Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas and climate change

Climate change is likely to have drastic effects on the habitat of the Mediterranean flora and fauna, but its impacts will vary between Mediterranean regions and between marine protected areas (MPAs) within each region. This IUCN guide analyzes the threats and effects of climate change on Mediterranean marine biodiversity and provides MPA managers with tools to monitor and mitigate changes in their own MPA.   …   | French | Spanish

24 Jul 2013 | Downloads - publication

IUCN-WWF cover MPA guide publication

Guide for quick evaluation of management in Mediterranean MPAs

According to a recent survey conducted by the MedPAN Association over 80 Mediterranean marine protected areas (MPA) more than half of them did not yet have a management plan for the sites and 75% of the Natura 2000 sites (in EU countries) still did not have a management body. In order to reinforce the effectiveness of Mediterranean marine protected areas and to achieve a more unified approach, the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and WWF-Italy have worked in close collaboration with MPA managers to create an inclusive yet synthetic tool to assess MPA management. …   | French | Spanish

03 Jul 2013 | Downloads - publication

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