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Bombus cullamanus, critically endangered

Nearly one in 10 wild bee species face extinction in Europe while the status of more than half remains unknown - IUCN report

The first-ever assessment of all European wild bee species shows that 9.2% are threatened with extinction, while 5.2% are considered likely to be threatened in the near future. A total of 56.7% of the species are classified as Data Deficient, as lack of experts, data and funding has made it impossible to evaluate their extinction risk.
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19 Mar 2015 | News story

Fidel Torres

Cultura Comunitaria y Biodiversidad

Artículo preparado por Fidel Torres, Coordinador de Proyectos del Instituto de Montaña-Perú, “Comunidades de los Páramos”de la UICN. …  

19 Mar 2015 | News story

cycads Uganda

6,400 seeds of Critically Endangered cycads planted in Western Uganda

Mpanga Falls in Western Uganda is known as one of the world’s largest areas where the endemic cycad species Encephalartos whitelockii occurs. This cycad species is classified as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The remaining population is estimated at about 8,000 individual plants. …  

19 Mar 2015 | News story

Little Sydney

“Little Sydney” Conference registration is open

IUCN, along with the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), have now opened registration for the “Little Sydney: Protecting Nature in Europe” Conference, the biggest European protected areas event of the year, scheduled to run May 28-31 in Hainburg, Austria. …  

19 Mar 2015 | News story

Lake Ohrid Region (16/08/2014)

First Management Planning Workshop to begin for transboundary Lake Ohrid region

 The first management planning workshop in a series of five will take place on 25 and 26 March 2015 in the Korça region, Albania. The workshop is carried out in the framework of the 36-month European Union-funded project “Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region”.
 

19 Mar 2015 | News story

Pitcairn Island, South Pacific

Great British win: world's largest marine reserve to be established around Pitcairn Islands

IUCN joins other leading conservation groups in congratulating the British Government for its decision to create the world’s largest marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, a UK Overseas Territory (OT) in the South Pacific.  

19 Mar 2015 | News story

Freedom, SOS, Save our Species, Eagle, Darshan

Darshan the Eagle, an ambassador for threatened animals, set a new world record

March 14th 2015, SOS partner Freedom’s Darshan the Eagle set a new world record with the highest recorded bird flight from a man-made structure, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai (829.8 metres). …  

18 Mar 2015 | News story

Jane Smart, Director, IUCN Global Species Programme & Bertrand de Montmollin, Chair, IUCN National Committee for Switzerland

IUCN Red Lists standards applied at National, Regional and Global Level: IUCN Swiss National Committee takes a first step towards strengthening joint collaboration

“National, Regional and Global Level: how to better collaborate? How can Red List processes be better implemented at national and regional levels, and how can these national and regional experiences retro-feed global processes?” …  

18 Mar 2015 | News story

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Avis de vacance de poste : Coordonnateur Unité Opérationnelle du PAGE GUINEE

Dans le but de renforcer son équipe en charge du Partenariat pour l’Amélioration de la Gouvernance Environnementale en Afrique de l’Ouest (PAGE) en Guinée, le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale de l’UICN recherche :
Coordonnateur Unité Opérationnelle du PAGE GUINEE …  

17 Mar 2015 | News story

Pulinguí San Pablo, Ecuador

Tejido en fibra de alpaca: alternativa productiva que aporta a la conservación.

 El 2 de marzo del presente año dio inició el Curso de Perfeccionamiento en Tejido en Fibra de Alpaca, para los miembros de las Asociaciones de Trabajadores Pulinguí San Pablo y de Chorrera Mirador, en la parroquia de San Juan (Provincia de Chimborazo, Ecuador) en el marco del proyecto regional “Comunidades de los páramos” ejecutada por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (Oficina para América del Sur) en colaboración con ECOPAR. Esta es una de las numerosas iniciativas que apuntan al fortalecimiento de las capacidades para la adaptación al Cambio Climático en los páramos de Perú, Colombia y Ecuador. …  

16 Mar 2015 | News story

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