2010

Whitetip Reef Shark over Palau coral reef

UN green light for science-policy platform on biodiversity

IUCN welcomes the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly yesterday to establish a new international body designed to boost the global response to the loss of the world’s biodiversity and ecosystems. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Happy 2011

Un deseo para el Mediterráneo

Este año 2010 que finaliza, el Año Internacional de la Biodiversidad, ha concluido para el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN-Med) con la celebración de nuestros primeros diez años de trabajo y la organización de varios días de encuentro y debate durante el Foro Mediterráneo UICN en Málaga. …   | English | French

22 Dec 2010 | News story
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The Richness of the Gulf of Mannar

Harbouring over 3,000 species of fauna and flora, the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) is a heaven for fin fish, crustaceans (prawns and crabs), mollusks (oysters), echinoderms (sea cucumber), coelenterates (corals) and aquatic mammals (dugong). Vast areas of sea grass beds are also common in the area.   

22 Dec 2010 | News story
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Grey Lake glacier in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

CEC Contributes to IUCN Climate Science e-Learning Module

To help IUCN staff answer questions about climate change, IUCN is launching the Professional Updating Initiative on Climate Change Policy. CEC members Jack Byrne, Frits Hesselink and Andy Alm have contributed to content and online hosting. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Iron Gate, RO-SRB

Developing National Agri-environment Programme for Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia – One of results of the project Support for Agri-environment Policies and Programming in Serbia is the publication “Agri-environment Programme for Serbia”, launched today during the conference organized by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in cooperation with Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia, Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia and Serbian Environmental Protection Agency. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story

Chocó harlequin toad

Protection for new toad species discovered in Colombia

A new species of harlequin toad has been found in Chocó, Colombia during a field project supported by the SOS-Save our Species initiative in which IUCN is a partner. …  

21 Dec 2010 | News story

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IUCN European Union Update

IUCN's 8th newsletter on nature conservation policy in the European Union is now available. This edition focuses on Biodiversity and Development. …  

21 Dec 2010 | News story

Julie Buttier of France won the comic strip contest conducted as part of a November 2010 conference organized by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform.

Positive Visions for Biodiversity - Creating European Strategy

A conference in Belgium invited 230 guests from 43 countries to 'brainstorm' on Europe's biodiversity research strategy. CEC member Anne Franklin shares this report on the event, also attended by Katalin Czippan, CEC Regional Vice-Chair for Europe. …  

21 Dec 2010 | News story

ELAN - Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network

Development and Conservation organizations partner on adaptation

IUCN, CARE, and WWF have joined forces to build poor and marginalized people's resilience to the impacts of climate change by promoting sound ecosystem management into human adaptation. …  

20 Dec 2010 | News story
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Hungarian Ministry of Rural Development is preparing for the EU Presidency

Hungary takes on the Presidency of the EU on 1st of January 2011, and the environmental aspects of this responsibility will fall to the new ministry of Rural Development.  …  

20 Dec 2010 | News story

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