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Dickinson's Cypripedium (Cypripedium dickinsonianum) - Endangered

IUCN Red List raises more red flags for threatened species

Almost 80% of temperate slipper orchids and over 90% of lemurs are threatened with extinction, according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The newly assessed Japanese Eel has been listed as Endangered, while the Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo – the mascot of the 2014 FIFA World Cup – remains Vulnerable as its population continues to decline. …   | French | Spanish | German | Dutch

12 Jun 2014 | News story

Taller de formación sobre geoportales. Sede de OREDD en Tánger.

Training Workshop for the Alboran Sea Geoportal

From the 10th to the 11st of June, the Regional Observatory for Environment and Sustainable Development (OREDD) of the Tanger-Tetouan region has been the headquarters for a workshop about data infrastructures and geoportal. Coordinated by the IUCN center for Mediterranean cooperation (IUCN-Med), this workshop was organized into the framework of the POCTEFEX-Alboran project. …   | French | Spanish

10 Jun 2014 | News story

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IUCN Moroccan Member: Association of Integrated Resource Management awarded the Equator Prize

Of the 121 countries which applied this year, Morocco is one of the three laureates of the Equator Prize, thanks to the action of AGIR association, an IUCN Member. …   | French

10 Jun 2014 | News story

Nets

Conservation without Borders in the Alboran Sea

Al Hoceima has been the meeting place of more than 30 fishermen coming from the two sides of the Alboran Sea, who gathered between the 31st of May and the 1st of June for a workshop about traditional fishing. This meeting was promoted by the IUCN center for Mediterranean Cooperation in the framework of its POCTEFEX-Alboran project, in collaboration with the IUCN member association AGIR and the Rif Siglo XXI association. …   | French | Spanish

06 Jun 2014 | News story

The participants with the CEPF project team, Natural Reserve of Al Mujib

Boosting South-South Cooperation on Protected Areas management

In the Framework of IUCN-Med/CEPF (Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund) project#62748# on “Promotion of the value of key biodiversity areas in North Africa, through the involvement of civil society organizations into their conservation and management”, a Study Tour to Jordanian Protected Areas took place between 26 and 31 of May 2014 in collaboration with the Royal Society for Conservation of Nature in Jordan. …   | French

06 Jun 2014 | News story

Sydney Harbour National Park

Nature's A-list to debate a sustainable future for the planet

Internationally recognized experts, politicians, CEOs, activists and indigenous leaders will be at the forefront of a series of public debates during the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 taking place this November in Sydney, Australia. …   | French

05 Jun 2014 | News story

Barbary sheep

Barbary sheep on the edge of survival in North Africa

A workshop was organized the 27-29 May 2014 in Tunisia, aiming to address the current conservation situation of the Barbary sheep in this country. …   | French

04 Jun 2014 | News story

Workshop

Eighteen Mediterranean protected areas met in Roma to create a new offer of sustainable tourism

In the meeting organized on the theme “creating an appealing ecotourism product” participants debated on how to spread the most innovative principles in the field of ecotourism in the Mediterranean. …   | French

04 Jun 2014 | News story

Poster of the 2014 WED in Malaga

Malaga invites to act for the World Environmental Day

As the World Environment day will be celebrated the next 5th of June, the city of Malaga developed its own initiatives to sensitive her youngsters to the conservation of their environment. …   | French | Spanish

03 Jun 2014 | News story

Forest Communication Network

Forest Communicators of the Mediterranean have their own network

Rabat, 13-15 May 2014 - Rabat hosted the first Mediterranean Forest Communicators workshop on 13-15 May 2014 where more than 25 experts, administration’s representants and journalists from 10 different countries gathered in order to exchange knowledge and experiences. …   | French

29 May 2014 | News story