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SOS Call for Proposals now open

The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.  …   | Chinese

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Imagen cortesía Carlos Duarte (IMEDEA).

Sector hotelero cuenta con una guía para la sostenibilidad

UICN y Grupo Agrisal, a través de un esfuerzo conjunto, impulsaron la traducción al español de la guía de buenas prácticas ambientales “Biodiversity: My hotel in action”, con la cual buscan brindar al sector de la hotelería una herramienta que fomente su sostenibilidad. La guía “Biodiversidad: Mi hotel en acción”, se presentó el pasado 20 de junio, en El Salvador y se espera que facilite la toma de acciones ambientalmente amigables desde un enfoque práctico de la gestión hotelera diaria.
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24 Jun 2011 | Article
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Egyptian woman carrying bricks

Egypt gender strategy completed

IUCN and partners have completed the development of a national gender strategy for Egypt. The “National Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change in Egypt” was completed in Spring, with IUCN in its role as a leading member of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance. …  

24 Jun 2011 | Article

Mohamed Talaat El Hennawy, Manager , Wadi El Rayan Protected Area, Egypt.

World Heritage in Egypt

Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, is Egypt's only natural World Heritage Site. It contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales: Archaeoceti. …  

21 Jun 2011 | News story

A marine turtle in the Red Sea, Egypt

Multiple ocean stresses threaten “globally significant” marine extinction

An international panel of experts warns in a report released today that marine species are at risk of entering a phase of extinction unprecedented in human history. …  

20 Jun 2011 | News story

Premio Red Life para UICN-Med

Ideas to save the Mediterranean

The International Union for Conservation of Nature Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) has recently received one of the awards to the 10 best ideas to save nature. …   | French | Spanish

17 Jun 2011 | News story
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Reflexiones Mediterráneas 2010

Mediterranean Reflections 2010

By the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation - IUCN-Med …   | French | Spanish

16 Jun 2011 | Downloads - document

Arabian Oryx

A grain of hope in the desert

The regal Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx), which was hunted to near extinction, is now facing a more secure future according to the latest update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Its wild population now stands at 1,000 individuals.   …   | French | Spanish

16 Jun 2011 | News story

Christophe Lefebvre

Christophe Lefebvre élu à la présidence du Comité français UICN

Le Conseil d’administration du Comité français de l’UICN a élu Christophe Lefebvre comme nouveau Président de l’organisation, succédant ainsi à François Letourneux. Sa candidature présentée par Nausicaa / Réseau océan mondial a été acceptée à l’unanimité des membres constitués par 2 ministères, 10 organismes publics et 36 ONG …  

10 Jun 2011 | News story

The Diversity of Life in African Freshwaters: Under Water, Under Threat.

The diversity of life in African freshwaters : under water, under threat : an analysis of the status and distribution of freshwater species throughout mainland Africa

The diversity of life in African freshwaters : under water, under threat : an analysis of the status and distribution of freshwater species throughout mainland Africa …  

09 Jun 2011 | Downloads - publication