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Local biodiversity action plans for communities of the Western Balkans offer many opportunities.

Balkan biodiversity: Local challenges and opportunities

IUCN CEC member Aysegul Cil and Dusan Ognjanovic reflect on what local actions mean to biodiversity conservation in Western Balkan countries. …  

02 Jul 2011 | News story

CZIP

The Center for Protection and Research of Birds of Montenegro joins IUCN

IUCN welcomes a new NGO member from South Eastern Europe: The Center for Protection and Research of Birds of Montenegro. The membership application was approved during the recent 76th Meeting of the IUCN Council. …  

01 Jul 2011 | News story

Guatemala

Greener ways to end poverty

Poverty and environmental degradation go hand-in-hand throughout the world; each can cause the other. With the global population likely to reach nine billion by 2050 there is an urgent need to address both in tandem when devising new economic development models. …  

27 Jun 2011 | News story

SOS Call for Proposals now open

The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.  …   | Chinese

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Dr Gabor Soos, Head of Department of International Cooperation, Hungarian National Office of Cultural Heritage.

World Heritage - Hungarian style

The World Heritage Committee may make decisions that enter international law. But what impact do these decisions have on the ground? It's important for World Heritage to enter national law as well, and that's just what the Hungarians have been doing. …  

24 Jun 2011 | News story

ENPI FLEG Forests Newsletter-Arboreum

ARBOREUM GEORGIA - Newsletter about Georgian forests, issue no.6

A new edition of ARBOREUM, Georgia electronic newsletter, was prepared in the framework of ENPI FLEG program. …  

24 Jun 2011 | News story
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A marine turtle in the Red Sea, Egypt

Multiple ocean stresses threaten “globally significant” marine extinction

An international panel of experts warns in a report released today that marine species are at risk of entering a phase of extinction unprecedented in human history. …  

20 Jun 2011 | News story

Armenia

A multi-convention approach to support Protected Areas work in Armenia

On June 15, 2011 key national experts from the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia, other governmental and scientific institutions and civil society finalized the TEMATEA consultation and capacity building process on protected areas. The main recommendations are summarized in a discussion document. …  

17 Jun 2011 | News story
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Arabian Oryx

Un grano de esperanza en el desierto

El Óryx de Arabia o antílope blanco (Oryx leucoryx), regia especie que fue cazada hasta llegar al borde de la extinción, enfrenta un futuro más seguro según la última edición de La lista roja de la UICN de especies amenazadas ™. Su población silvestre cuenta actualmente 1000 individuos.   …   | English | French

16 Jun 2011 | News story

Ignace Schops (right) with Jacko Vangronsveld, Doctor Professor of the Centre of Environmental Issues of the University of Hasselt (left)

Honorary doctorate to Director of IUCN Member

Director of Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland and former Countdown 2010 Ambassador Ignace Schops received an honorary doctorate from the University of Hasselt, Belgium on 30 May. …  

15 Jun 2011 | News story


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