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La UICN da la bienvenida a la República de Guinea como nuevo Estado Miembro

La UICN extiende su más cordial bienvenida al Gobierno de la República de Guinea, que anunció oficialmente su decisión de unirse a la UICN y adherirse a sus Estatutos. El Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Agua y Bosques ha sido designado por el Gobierno de la República de Guinea como su enlace con la Secretaría de la UICN. …   | English | French

27 Aug 2012 | News story

Woman preparing maize. Annapurna, Nepal

Knowledge drives action

The ground-breaking work of IUCN’s six commissions is highlighted in the latest issue of the journal S.A.P.I.EN.S. …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Tonle Sap, Cambodia

World Water Week: A closer look at Water and Food Security

A growing population, a changing climate, ecosystems under stress, and rising energy needs, how can we ensure water and food security for all? This year the Stockholm World Water Week, taking place from 26-31 August, will look specifically at the future of water and food security. …  

23 Aug 2012 | News story

Business unusual

New guide identifies most effective water tools

Water for Business, a new guide specifically designed for businesses to help them identify water tools and initiatives most suitable for business needs and environmental sustainability was released today by WBCSD, IUCN, and SustainAbility. …  

20 Aug 2012 | News story

2012 World Conservation Congress logo

One month to go before WCC: zooming in on Food Security

With one month to go before the start of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC), Mark Smith, Director Global Water Programme, highlights the challenges and solutions on one of the Congress' main themes: Food Security. …  

06 Aug 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Jeju, Republic of Korea

Nature’s Olympics - IUCN World Conservation Congress

A number of concerned groups and individuals have recently called on IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) to postpone or cancel its Congress and to express disapproval on several environmental issues in Korea, including construction of a naval base on Jeju Island, scientific whaling and the Four Rivers restoration project. IUCN is committed to ensuring that Congress provides a platform for open and constructive dialogue on these issues and is working with the Korean Organizing Committee to engage with all groups and address their concerns at the meeting in Jeju. …  

02 Aug 2012 | News story

MPA's Rangers & IUCN @ Nakari Red Sea Diving Safari

Supporting the rangers could save their lives

Killed by soldiers, rebels, drug and animal smugglers, wild animals or simply by accident, 70 rangers have lost their lives this year. Rangers protect our parks and the people that visit them but who protects them? …  

31 Jul 2012 | News story

Participants at the 2008 World Conservation Congress

Espacios limitados para el Campus de la Conservación – ¡Inscríbase ahora!

Tras el éxito de las Oportunidades de aprendizaje en el Congreso de 2008 en Barcelona, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza ofrecerá este año un Campus de la Conservación dedicado a la capacitación práctica para apoyar el Programa de la UICN para 2013-2016. …   | English | French

25 Jul 2012 | News story

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Utilice su voz

Los Miembros tienen una oportunidad única en el Congreso de la UICN para influir en la agenda mundial de la conservación a través de las mociones. Para ello, deben acreditarse para poder votar y hablar en la Asamblea de Miembros, junto con los observadores con derecho a voz. …   | English | French

17 Jul 2012 | News story


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