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BRIDGE 3 at ELC workshop participants

BRIDGE Global Coordination meeting: a strategic vision for BRIDGE 3

On the banks of the river Rhine, the annual BRIDGE (Building River Dialogue and Governance) meeting took place in Bonn, Germany from April 4th to 8th, 2016. The programme is led by the IUCN Global Water Programme and the IUCN Environmental Law Centre, in collaboration with the IUCN Asia, Mesoamerica, South America, East and Southern Africa, and Central and West Africa offices. …  

14 Apr 2016 | News story

UN takes significant step towards a new treaty to conserve marine life beyond boundaries

New York, April 8, 2016.

In response to mounting concerns about declines in ocean health, States at the United Nations (UN) delivered some good news last week.  The first of four two-week UN Preparatory Committee sessions concluded on a positive note on Friday April 8, 2016  by identifying key elements for a new treaty to better protect and sustain the marine environment and marine life in the two thirds of the ocean beyond national boundaries and adopted a roadmap for the path ahead.  The next session will be convened from 26 August to 9 September 2016. …  

13 Apr 2016 | News story

13A-061-011, Miriam, Pretoma, Costa Rica, SOS Save Our SPecies, Hammerhead Sharks, Miriam Vargas

Hammerhead shark conservation in Costa Rican fishing communities

A day in the life of community leader Doña Miriam Vargas highlights her fishery’s work to protect Costa Rica’s hammerhead sharks – as described by Andy Bystrom, project coordinator with SOS Grantee PRETOMA.   …  

13 Apr 2016 | News story

Key Figures 2014/2015 (1)

Ya está disponible el informe bienal 2014-2015 de UICN-Med

Este documento proporciona una visión general de los principales proyectos y actividades del Centro en los dos últimos años. …   | English | French

12 Apr 2016 | News story

Participants à la formation TOP-SECAC au Mali

Mali : Des collectivités formées à l’intégration du changement climatique dans les Plans Locaux de Développement

Du 04 au 06 avril 2016, a eu lieu à Sélingué au Mali, l’atelier de renforcement des capacités des acteurs locaux dont l’objet était d’outiller les participants à la démarche d’intégration du changement climatique dans la planification locale. …  

11 Apr 2016 | News story

DRDH, 2013A-064 SOS Save Our Species, Sawfish

Reality bites with game theory in West African Sawfish conservation

“Outreach and sensitization has to be tuned to local sensibilities”, explains Cécile Brigaudeau, project coordinator with AfricaSaw, from Cacine, a town five hours’ drive from the capital of Guinea-Bissau – three of them on dirt track. …  

11 Apr 2016 | News story

Table ronde des PTF au cours de la 2ème rencontre du ReRao

Les radios d’Afrique de l’Ouest syntonisent leurs fréquences pour l’environnement

Le Réseau des Radios d’Afrique de l’Ouest pour l’Environnement (ReRao) a tenu du 30 Mars au 1er Avril 2016 à Dakar sa deuxième Assemblée générale et lancé à l’occasion une émission radiophonique régionale sur les questions environnementales. …  

08 Apr 2016 | News story

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

Concerns over scale of threats to natural World Heritage confirmed by new report

Nearly half of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by industrial activities, according to a new report drawing heavily on data from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’s World Heritage Outlook. …  

06 Apr 2016 | News story

Programa Global EbA Montaña

El proyecto de Adaptación basada en ecosistemas de montaña en Perú comparte sus principales resultados y reflexiones

Se llevó a cabo en Lima el evento “El futuro ancestral: la adaptación basada en ecosistemas”; su organización corrió a cargo de Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo-Perú (PNUD-Perú) en coordinación con los demás socios implementadores de la iniciativa EbA Montaña Perú: el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y el Instituto de Montaña (IM).   …  

06 Apr 2016 | News story

Establishment of Fish and bird sanctuaries has been an effective conservation effort in Tanguar Haor

Practice on Buffer Zone Fishing Modality in Tanguar Haor for Sustainable Fishing and Conservation

Tanguar Haor is a unique wetland ecosystem of national and international significance. It covers roughly 10,000 ha and is located in Sunamganj, North-Eastern district of Bangladesh. The “Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor" project aims to conserve ecosystem values in the haor by developing a co-management system. As a part of the project, a buffer zone fishing modality, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has been developed to ensure the fishing access of poor fishermen. …  

06 Apr 2016 | News story

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