Febrero

Historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site

UNESCO evalúa los daños a Machu Picchu

En respuesta a los recientes impactos provocados por las lluvias torrenciales en el Santuario de Machu Picchu, Nuria Sanz, Jefe la Sección de Latinoamérica y el Caribe del Centro de Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO, llevó a cabo una visita técnica, del 6 al 10 de febrero.
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19 Feb 2010 | News story

Female Sclater's black lemur (also called blue-eyed black lemur)

UICN revela lista de los primates más amenazados

Gland, Suiza, 18 de marzo de 2010 (UICN) – Los parientes vivos más cercanos al hombre – simios, monos, lemures y otros primates- están al borde de la extinción y requieren medidas de conservación urgentes, de acuerdo con el reporte “Primates en peligro: los 25 primates más amenazados del mundo, 2008-2010”. …   | English

18 Feb 2010 | News story

 Red List

La Lista Roja Mediterránea Online

El programa mediterráneo de Listas Rojas de UICN tiene el placer de anunciar una nueva sección regional en la página web de la Lista Roja de UICN. Esta sección destaca los resultados de la iniciativa de Listas Rojas Mediterráneas, un proceso activo que persigue evaluar más de 2000 especies Mediterráneas siguiendo los criterios de las Guías y Directrices para la elaboración Listas Rojas Regionales de UICN. La iniciativa proporciona información sobre el estado de conservación de la flora y la fauna en la región Mediterránea, un área considerada como punto caliente de biodiversidad, tanto a nivel terrestre como marino. …   | English

18 Feb 2010 | News story
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Calotropis gigantean

Beating back biofuel crop invasions

The risk of biofuel crops becoming invasive and outcompeting native species is increasing as more advanced crops are planted. This can be managed to reduce the impact on local livelihoods and the environment, according to a report by IUCN. …  

18 Feb 2010 | News story

EPLP No 78 Payments for Ecosystem Services

Payments for Ecosystem Services: Legal and Institutional Frameworks

Analysis and engagement with partners working on ecosystem services transactions, policies and laws over the past 10 years have demonstrated a  need to better understand the legal and institutional frameworks that have the potential to promote or hinder the development of payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes. …  

17 Feb 2010 | News story

EPLP No 78 Payments for Ecosystem Services

Payments for Ecosystem Services: Legal and Institutional Frameworks

Analysis and engagement with partners working on ecosystem services transactions, policies and laws over the past 10 years have demonstrated a clear need to better understand the legal and institutional frameworks that have the potential to promote or hinder the development of payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes, as well as the complex legal considerations that affect ecosystem services projects. In response, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre and The Katoomba Group have worked on a joint initiative to analyze the legal and institutional frameworks of water-related PES schemes and projects in four Andean countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. …  

17 Feb 2010 | News story

Pavan Sukhdev, Study leader, Study on the cost of loss of biodiversity

Can economics really save wild nature?

Global policy makers and business leaders should urgently address the growing biodiversity crisis, according to Pavan Sukhdev, a Special Adviser to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Green Economy Initiative.  Speaking at the annual Earthwatch Oxford lecture on 10 February, Pavan outlined the role business can play in redefining economics for the 21st century around a new sustainable model, which fundamentally values and protects the natural world. …  

17 Feb 2010 | News story

Dilmah Conservation and IUCN Sri Lanka in partnership

Dilmah Conservation and IUCN Sri Lanka in partnership to protect the environment and promote sustainability

The Founder of Dilmah, Mr Merrill J. Fernando and IUCN Sri Lanka Country Representative Dr. Ranjith Mahindapala formalised on 11 February 2010, a Memorandum of Understanding which would unite Dilmah Conservation and IUCN in a series of projects designed to promote biodiversity conservation and conservation and sustainable development. 

17 Feb 2010 | News story
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Participant at the CEPA workshop in Peru

CEPA Workshop for Protected Areas in Peru

Professionals charged with promoting biodiversity in Peru gained access to tools and methods that will help them achieve results. They attended a workshop on CEPA - Communication, Education and Public Awareness offered by IUCN CEC member Marta Andelman at the Peruvian Natural Protected Areas Forum.
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16 Feb 2010 | News story

Sell the Sizzle - The New Climate Message

The New Climate Message

A new guide explains how to develop tangible, desirable and aspirational visions of a positive low carbon future. Download "Sell the Sizzle - The New Climate Message" by Futerra. …  

16 Feb 2010 | News story