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IRUKA releases a new song for IUCN

Japanese Singer and IUCN Goodwill Ambassador IRUKA Releases A New Song for IUCN

Japanese singer IRUKA is pleased to announce the release of her new CD We Love You Planet! Echo to our Planet, a song dedicated to IUCN on the 10th anniversary of her service as an IUCN Ambassador. …  

29 May 2014 | Article

Colourful coral reef scene

IUCN welcomes 9 new Members and 2 National Committees

The IUCN Council has admitted 9 new Members to IUCN and officially recognized 2 National Committees. …   | French | Spanish

21 May 2014 | News story

IUCN team member - the Ministerial meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean, on Environment and Climate Change

Guidance to Indentify the Main Climate Risks and Resilience: SEARCH Toolkit

 On the occasion of the Ministerial meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean, on Environment and Climate Change, which was held on the13th of May 2014 in Athens, Greece, some projects took the opportunity to discuss and present what they do and what they have achieved. …  

18 May 2014 | Article

Islamic Perspectives on Ecosystem Management Forum

The Strong Relationship between Religion and Natural Environment

Specialists in Islam and other faiths, ecologists, ecosystem managers, scholars from botanic gardens were gathered in the Islamic Perspectives on Ecosystem Management Forum, which was organized by the Qur’anic Botanic Garden in collaboration with Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by Qatar Petroleum on the 22nd April, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.  …  

08 May 2014 | Article

IUCN ROWA team

You Have the Power to Change

A team from IUCN ROWA participated in the Tissot Cycling Race 2014 to promote green transportation.  …  

08 May 2014 | Article

Socotra World Heritage Site

Celebrate World Heritage Day: World Heritage is the Shared Wealth of Humankind

On 18 April 1982, on the occasion of a forum organized by the International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in Tunisia, the holding of the "International Day for Monuments and Sites" to be celebrated simultaneously throughout the world was suggested. This has been traditionally called the “World Heritage Day”.  …  

08 May 2014 | Article

Hawar Islands

Linking Tourism with Coastal World Heritage Sites Management in Bahrain

Bahrain hosted a regional workshop on Tourism Development and Coastal World Heritage Sites on the 14th of April. IUCN ROWA participated in this workshop in order to share their experiences in World Heritage sites management.  …  

08 May 2014 | Article

Cedar Book Cover

Memoirs of a Cedar

 The Shouf Biosphere Reserve was honored to publish the only book "MEMOIRS OF A CEDAR – A history of deforestation – A future of conservation" that states the distinctive facts about the cedars and the history of deforestation throughout the centuries …  

08 May 2014 | Article

EEG

Hundreds of Eco Advocates participate during Earth Day Celebrations in the UAE

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) celebrates Earth Day by a conducting Inter School Environmental Public Speaking Competition (ISEPSC) every year. The 14th cycle of ISPSC was organized on the 22nd and 23rd of April 2014 which attracted 530 students and 80 teachers across UAE. …  

08 May 2014 | Article

Al Hima Forum

Al Hima: Possibilities are Endless

 Hima no longer means small confined pieces of dryland, but a whole new approach of rangeland and natural resource management. …  

05 May 2014 | Article