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Taller Equidad y REDD+ Perú

El enfoque de equidad factor crucial en las estrategias de REDD+

Como parte de la iniciativa “Equidad y REDD+” la UICN, en coordinación con CI-Perú, MINAM y el IIED organizaron dos encuentros con actores claves de Perú, con el objetivo de identificar lecciones aprendidas para garantizar la incorporación de la dimensión de equidad en la implementación de proyectos de cambio climático y conservación de bosques …  

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Wadi Al-Hitan (Egypt)

Three North African natural World Heritage sites assessed as ‘under concern’ by last IUCN report

TABE’A II report is an update of the 2011 TABE’A report prepared by the TABEA Programme. Its main objective is to assist state parties in the Arab Region to enhance their performance in the World Heritage convention (1972). TABE'A II is tracking the conservation status of natural World Heritage sites in the Arab region and has recently been released in the 39th World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany. It is noteworthy to mention that the first TABE’A report was a pilot report of IUCN Conservation outlook assessment. Since the first report, the recent conservation outlook assessments have more information; therefore the resulting assessments are more accurate. This report included an update of the conservation status of all natural and mixed world heritage sites in the Arab Region, from which three are located in North Africa: Ichkeul National Park (Tunisia) and Tassili n’Ajjer National Park (Algeria) exhibit some concern in regard to conservation status, while the conservation outlook of Wadi Al-Hilan (whale Valley, Egypt) is good.  …  

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Posidonia oceanica

Se renueva el apoyo de España a las actividades de UICN en el Mediterráneo

El Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente junto con la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo y la Junta de Andalucía han renovado el compromiso de apoyar las actividades del Centro de Cooperación de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza hasta 2017. …   | English

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Canchayllo-Perú

Planes de manejo de pastos y agua de Canchayllo y Miraflores son construidos de forma participativa

Desde marzo del 2014, se elaboran con las comunidades, el equipo de la RPNYC y el proyecto EbA Montaña, los planes de manejo de pastos y agua en las comunidades de Miraflores y Canchayllo como parte de las medidas robustas de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas (AbE). …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance

Enhancing hydro-diplomacy to facilitate the review of the draft IGAD Regional Water Resources Protocol

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Water Unit in collaboration with the International Union for the Conversation of Nature (IUCN) conducted a two-day training course on Hydro-diplomacy and International Water Law to officials hailing from IGAD member states water sector ministries in Naivasha, Kenya from 7 to 8 July 2015. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Taller de género

La comuna Zuleta reconoce el rol fundamental de mujeres y de jóvenes en las tareas de conservación del páramo y generación de alternativas productivas sostenibles

Artículo preparado por Juana María González para Comunidades de los Páramos   …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Hydrodiplomacy training 6-8 July 2015 
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Enhancing hydro-diplomacy to facilitate discussions on the draft IGAD Regional Water Resources Protocol

The IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) component of BRIDGE Africa is supporting IGAD to finalize its draft Protocol on Regional Water Resources and convened a second regional meeting on July 6th-8th 2015 in Naivasha, Kenya, attended by senior government officials who form the Technical Advisory Committee, members of  IGAD on Water Resources, legal experts from the IGAD Member States as well as staff from the IGAD Secretariat that reviewed the IGAD draft Protocol on Water Resources. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Bumblebee

IUCN’s bumblebee campaign – what’s all the buzz about?

There’s been a lot of buzz recently around IUCN. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has launched a new campaign – this time to benefit bumblebees. In Europe, there are 68 species of bumblebee, of which a whopping 24% are threatened with extinction. This is alarming as bumblebees are critical in protecting our food security through the pollination of crops such as tomatoes, peppers, and other fruits and vegetables. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

New Solar Home System installed in a church building on the island of Mo'unga'one in Tonga.

The Value of Life Cycle Analysis to combat against “Greenwashing”*

You probably know that burning fossil fuels emits carbon dioxide (CO2) - one of the greenhouse gases that cause the global warming of the planet - and other pollutants. But we often forget that CO2 emissions and contamination also occur during the extraction, refining, and transportation of oil products. For Small Island Nations like those in the Pacific, transportation of fuels plays a proportionately larger role in generating the carbon footprint of fuels.   …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Comuna Zuleta. Dialogo de saberes sobre biodiversidad.

La agrobiodiversidad como mecanismo para la conservación de especies y la seguridad alimentaria

Artículo preparado por Doris Chalampuente para Comunidad de los Páramos.  …  

22 Jul 2015 | News story

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