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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

Cerca de 500 corredores participaron en la carrera.

La Gran Carrera por el Agua del Futuro 11H20 fue un éxito de participación entre los guatemaltecos

Cerca de 500 personas salieron a correr por las calles de Ciudad de Guatemala durante la I edición de la Gran Carrera por el Agua del Futuro 11H20 realizada el pasado 19 de julio. El fin de dicho evento deportivo era concientizar sobre la conservación del recurso hídrico y las medidas de conservación necesarias en las zonas de recarga hídrica para garantizar el agua del futuro.
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30 Jul 2015 | News story

Vista del Mirador Cerro Cedro.

Celebramos los 30 años del Parque Natural Metropolitano de Panamá, miembro activo de la UICN

El Parque Natural Metropolitano cumple 30 años de proveer servicios ambientales para los habitantes de Ciudad de Panamá tales como la disminución del 30% de los contaminantes del aire de la urbe capitalina, servir de zona de inundación del río Curundú, reducción de la temperatura, amortiguamiento del ruido, brindar sitios para senderismo, investigación y otras actividades más. …  

30 Jul 2015 | News story

Participants at BIOPAMA training for terrestrial protected area management in working groups, July 2015, Trinidad

Capacity boosted for Caribbean’s terrestrial protected areas

It is estimated that approximately 22 per cent of the land mass in the English-speaking Caribbean is designated as protected areas. 25 professionals tasked with the important job of protecting many of these important resource areas underwent a one week training programme focused on terrestrial protected areas from July 6 to 11, 2015 in Trinidad and Tobago.  The training programme was led by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) under the framework of the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme. …   | French

28 Jul 2015 | News story

Couv. rapport annuel 2014

Rapport annuel 2014, UICN-Cameroun

L’année 2014 qui vient de s’écouler a vu la poursuite du déroulement régulier des missions de l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN), dans un contexte marqué par des pressions et menaces de tout ordre sur les écosystèmes du monde et d’Afrique centrale en particulier. Le rapport 2014 grand public du Programme de l’UICN au Cameroun est disponible en français. …  

28 Jul 2015 | News story

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