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Monica Jacobs

New Head of IUCN EURO, Brussels

Hans Friederich, Regional Director for Europe is delighted to announce the appointment of Monica Jacobs as Head, EU Representative Office in Brussels, Belgium as of the 13th April 2011. Monica is a seasoned professional who will help forward IUCN's role in Brussels. …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

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BEST: Catalytic impact for Europe overseas

All actors have to join forces to make BEST a success, and the funding available should be used strategically for action oriented projects. This was the major call of the first meeting on the support for BEST, a voluntary scheme to promote the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Europe overseas. The meeting was hosted at the European Parliament on the 11 April 2011. …   | French

21 Apr 2011 | News story

La gallineta (Scorpaena notata) se encuentra normalmente en las agrupaciones coralígenas y en hábitats rocosos del litoral. Es un pez sedentario de pequeño tamaño (unos 15 cm). Su aleta dorsal con pinchos es venenosa. La gallineta, abundante en muchos lugares del Mediterráneo y en las aguas cercanas del Atlántico, está clasificada como de Preocupación Menor.

¿Peces en el mar? No por mucho tiempo…

Más de 40 especies de peces marinos que hoy nadan en el Mediterráneo podrían desaparecer en los próximos años. Según el estudio de la Lista Roja de UICN de Especies Amenazadas™ sobre el estado de conservación de los peces marinos en el Mar Mediterráneo, casi la mitad de las especies de tiburones y rayas (peces cartilaginosos) y al menos 12 especies de peces óseos podrían desaparecer debido al exceso de pesca, la degradación de los hábitats marinos y la contaminación. …   | English | French

19 Apr 2011 | News story

European Minerals Day 2007

Conservation and the European Minerals Sector

On the 13th April, 2011 an event was held at the European Parliament to announce this year’s European Minerals Day which will take place from 13-15 May 2011.  Speaking at the event was Hans Friederich, Regrional Director for IUCN Europe. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

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TEEB: achievements and future perspectives

On the 12th April, 2011, a meeting on TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) was hosted at the European Parliament by the Mediterranean subgroup of the European Parliament Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”. It aimed to show how actors can implement TEEB and to outline what future actions should be taken. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

West Africa

Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment

Veolia Environment Institute and the Agence Française de Développementare organising the international conference "Reconciling poverty eradication and quality of the environment. What are the innovative solutions?" June 27 & 28, 2011 at the Maison de la Chimie in Paris. Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General will be speaking at the event. …  

15 Apr 2011 | News story

Share - managing water across boundaries

SHARE published in Russian: Вместе, Управление трансграничными водами

WANI's latest toolkit translation offers "Share - managing water across boundaries" in Russian. The translated version provides Russian audiences with an overview of the world's shared water resources, and insights for managing these. …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story

Europe farmers

Understanding Community Conservation in Europe

Workshop announcement and call for contributions
(Deadline for submitting abstracts 30th April, 2011) …  

12 Apr 2011 | News story
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Blue carbon

Degraded coastal wetlands contribute to climate change

Drainage and degradation of coastal wetlands emit significant amounts of carbon dioxide directly to the atmosphere and lead to decreased carbon sequestration, a new report has found. …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story

Nigel Dudley Sue Stolton

The power of partnership

Nigel Dudley and Sue Stolton 2011 – United Kingdom

Nobody knows better the benefits that national parks and other protected areas bring to people and nature than Sue Stolton and Nigel Dudley, and no one has worked harder to bring this knowledge to bear in saving the world’s natural wealth. …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story


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