África Central y del Oeste

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La UICN da la bienvenida a la República Centroafricana,

El gobierno de la República Centroafricana ha anunciado oficialmente su decisión de convertirse en Estado Miembro de la UICN adhiriéndose a sus Estatutos. El Ministerio de Aguas, Bosques, Caza y Pesca fue designado por el gobierno de dicho país como contacto encargado del enlace con la Secretaría de la UICN. …   | English | French

20 May 2011 | News story

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Laying the foundation for an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

Momentum is gathering behind the case for a Red List of Ecosystems which, modeled on the influential IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, is hoped will generate better environmental management. …  

13 May 2011 | News story

Women in developing countries play a key role in helping communities adapt to the impacts of climate change, yet their voice is hardly heard in discussions on climate change.

IUCN pioneers work on gender equality in tackling climate change impacts

The importance of involving women in preventing and managing disasters is widely recognized but doing so in an effective and holistic way is more challenging. …  

12 May 2011 | News story

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Dealing with disasters...naturally

IUCN calls for effective management of the natural environment to strengthen the resilience of communities to cope with disasters. The devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan shows the catastrophic impact that the sheer force of nature can have on communities, no matter how prepared a country is. …  

09 May 2011 | News story

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Expanding IUCN’s science engagement for better conservation

IUCN welcomes distinguished scientists from around the world and a wide variety of disciplines to the new IUCN Science Advisory Board. …  

29 Apr 2011 | News story

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Global forestry institutions call for more community-based forest management

The leading international organizations working to protect and manage the world’s forests are calling for governments across the globe to increase communities’ role in forest management. Doing so could contribute to lifting close to a billion people out of poverty, as well as improve the health and vitality of forests. …  

22 Apr 2011 | News story

Earth Day 2011

Celebrate Earth Day with a Billion Acts of Green!

IUCN Member, Earth Day Network is calling for unprecedented levels of environmental action to mark Earth Day 2011 today. …  

22 Apr 2011 | News story

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Top ten tips for eco-tourists

With many people starting to plan their annual holidays, IUCN has released a list of top ten tips for tourists who want to visit some of the most beautiful natural sites in the world without damaging the environment. Tips range from choosing eco-hotels and being mindful of your carbon footprint to avoiding buying souvenirs made from Endangered species and making sure you know that what you’re eating isn’t under threat. …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

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Projet « Elevage comme moyen de subsistance » : Restitution de l’étude de collecte des données de Base au Tchad

Dans le cadre du démarrage de ses activités, l’équipe du projet « Elevage comme moyen de subsistance » a commandité au Tchad tout comme dans les deux autres pays d’intervention du Projet (Cameroun et Nigeria), l’étude de collecte des données de base. Cette étude  a été menée pour identifier les portes d’entrée du projet de même que les différents sites prioritaires qui méritent une attention particulière en termes d’intervention. …  

20 Apr 2011 | News story
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L-R: Prof. David Okali, Mr. Peter Tarfa and Dr. Muiz Banire at the public presentation of the BNRCC Climate change documentaries.

Nigerian Member launches documentaries on Climate Change.

IUCN Member, Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST), has launched two films, “In the red zone” and “Water runs deep”, telling the story of climate change in Nigeria. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story


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