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Lagocephalus sceleratus

La iniciativa MedMIS de la UICN permite identificar a ejemplares de pez globo en el Adriático

Se trata de una especie invasora muy agresiva para el entorno y cuyo consumo puede conllevar la muerte en el ser humano debido a su alta toxicidad. …   | English | French

07 Aug 2015 | News story

Announcing the WCEL Early Career Group Webinar Series!

#1 - "Illegal Dumping", Saturday 15 August, 7pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Dear WCEL members,

I am delighted to announce that the first webinar of the WCEL Early Career Group's webinar series will be held at 7pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Saturday 15 August 2015. …  

06 Aug 2015 | News story

SOS - Save our Species; Lemurs Initiative; Young black and white ruffed lemur

IUCN’s Save Our Species announces SOS Lemurs – an SOS Special Initiative

In July 2015, SOS – Save Our Species launched its fourth Call for Proposals (CFP); this time dedicated to helping save Madagascar’s lemurs. Successful projects from this CFP will be the first grantees in the SOS Lemurs Special Initiative. For more information, applicants can follow this link to compete for a grant before 7th September 2015.   …  

06 Aug 2015 | News story

Stadtwildnis Schöneberger Südgelände

Demonstrating the Value of Nature for Cities

While all economic value is ultimately derived from nature, it is unaccounted for in our economic system. Healthy ecosystems form the backbone of a sustainable future and their protection and restoration are essential, not only for a thriving economy, but for safe, resilient and livable cities. On 2 July, IUCN, in cooperation with ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability hosted a webinar, as part of the URBIS – Urban Biosphere Initiative Dialogue series, on “reconciling economic development and attracting investment for urban green solutions in and around cities”. The session focused on identifying policies and incentives for using natural solutions to tackle socio-economic and environmental challenges in urban areas. The webinar was part of the URBIS initiative - a global alliance of partners aspiring to reconcile urban development with the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable use of natural resources. …  

06 Aug 2015 | News story

Durban harbour, South Africa

Blog: From Gray to Green, Investing in Natural Infrastructure to address Water, Food, and Energy Nexus* Challenges

By Todd Gartner and Kara Difrancesco. Recent extreme droughts and floods have forced an evaluation of how water infrastructure impacts other sectors, highlighting the need for a multi-disciplinary, cross-sectoral approach to balance environmental, social and economic concerns against a backdrop of climate change. …  

05 Aug 2015 | News story

Oceania Regional Conservation Forum Participants

Resilience in a Climate Challenged Planet – Oceania Regional Conservation Forum

This year, the Oceania Regional Office was honoured to host the Oceania Regional Conservation Forum in Suva. Andrew Bignell, IUCN Regional Councillor in Oceania, urged members “to raise the bar and  to think big.” …  

04 Aug 2015 | News story

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Protected Area Data Management Online Resource Launched for Users in East Africa

Major advancement for biodiversity conservation and improving access to best available science and knowledge on protected areas have been made in East Africa within the last weeks. After the establishment of a framework for the East African Community (EAC) Observatory for the Biodiversity and Protected Areas (BIOPAMA) programme, the BIOPAMA project recently convened a Technical Training Workshop at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi, Kenya from 21-22 July 2015. …   | French

04 Aug 2015 | News story

Buna River, Albania

A step forward in protection of nature in Albania

High number of Hydropower Plants (HPPs) in Albania adversely affects natural ecosystems, including protected areas, especially national parks. But the construction of the new HPPs in the protected areas will be stopped when the new law comes into force. Currently the law is in the initial planning process phase.   …  

03 Aug 2015 | News story

Gardes dans le parc national des Virunga, en RDC

Tragédies du braconnage: il faut protéger les gardes des sites du Patrimoine mondial en RDC

Protéger les sites du Patrimoine mondial naturel est une cause noble, mais qui pose des dangers de vie en République démocratique du Congo. Devant la triste réalité de pertes humaines parmi les gardes de parc, nous devons étudier les solutions au fléau du braconnage d’éléphants, raconte Youssouph Diedhiou, Chargé de Patrimoine Mondial pour l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et de l'Ouest. …   | English

31 Jul 2015 | News story

Cap de Creuse

12 packages ready for the Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism catalogue

Twelve ecotourism packages are ready to be part of the Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) catalogue according to the evaluation of an experts meeting held in Malaga at the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation premises on 8-9 July, to discuss ecotourism principles and minimum criteria for inclusion of packages in the final MEET Catalogue. Fifteen protected areas in 5 countries will be the first ones to be tested by selected outbound tour operators (especially from North America, Canada, Australia and UK) in a round of familiarization trips that will be organised next September to November. …  

31 Jul 2015 | News story


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