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Blue carbon

More recognition needed for Blue Carbon’s role in curbing climate change

The critical role of coastal ecosystem management in curbing climate change and the need to fully integrate it in climate change and biodiversity policies were the focus of the “Blue Carbon – Managing coastal ecosystems for climate change mitigation” symposium that  took place in the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Confirmed and inferred distribution

New IUCN Red List map browser: visualize and explore

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ website has a brand new feature designed to facilitate the exploration and visualization of species distribution ranges. …  

11 Jan 2012 | News story

IUCN-Med team - December 2011

IUCN-Med 2012

Les deseamos lo mejor para estas fiestas y el próximo año  | English | French

22 Dec 2011 | News story

Bonaire

EU islands and overseas territories: The key for successful climate change adaptation strategies and biodiversity policies

“Islands and overseas entities' strategic location and unique assets offer leadership opportunities for the European Union (EU) and its Member States in biodiversity conservation, climate change adaption, green economy, renewable energy and marine conservation,” argued Dominique Benzaken, IUCN at the  conference on Islands and Overseas Entities’ Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation and the Fight Against Climate Change. The event took place yesterday at the European Parliament. …  

21 Dec 2011 | News story

Ants

Foro IPBES: Uno para todos, todos para uno

¿Desea usted ayudar a darle forma a la Plataforma Intergubernamental Científico-Normativa sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES) y a definir sus objetivos? ¿Desea compartir sus conocimientos y experiencias con los gobiernos y otros decisores políticos? Esta es su oportunidad. El Foro de Interesados en la IPBES es un nuevo grupo de discusión por correo electrónico para todos los interesados en promover la participación de científicos, organizaciones conservacionistas, empresas y otros actores de la sociedad civil en la IPBES. …   | English | French

19 Dec 2011 | News story

Holcim

Cátedra Holcim: Retos ambientales del Desarrollo

Expertos reunidos en Sevilla debaten sobre la sostenibilidad ambiental en tiempos de crisis …  

16 Dec 2011 | News story

Green Economy

New study to help businesses address their impacts on nature

As the business community begins to embrace ecosystems and biodiversity as key components of commercial success, a ground-breaking report from the major study of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is being published by Earthscan today. …  

15 Dec 2011 | News story

The “Blue Carbon Policy Framework” outlines opportunities for including the conservation of coastal areas in climate change policies and financing processes.

Primer plan de acción para una política mundial relativa al carbono azul

El primer marco político que describe las actividades necesarias para incluir áreas marinas costeras, como los manglares, las marismas de marea y las praderas marinas, en el Convenio Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC) figura en el informe presentado por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y Conservation International (CI), dos de los principales miembros de la iniciativa Carbono Azul. …   | English | French

06 Dec 2011 | News story

Forest Nurseries in Lebanon by Navarrete Poyatos, M.A., Navarro Cerrillo, R., Palacios Rodríguez, G., Chnais, E. and Salman, H. (2011).

New guidelines for reforestation in Lebanon

An IUCN guide to the cultivation of 30 native tree species in Lebanon was launched on 30 November at the Lebanese University’s Department of Agronomy as part of a major reforestation effort in the country. …  

02 Dec 2011 | News story

Olivier Laroussinie, Agence française des Aires Marines Protégées et Antonio Troya, UICN-Med le 25 novembre 2011

New research for Mediterranean canyons and cetaceans

Conservation leading organisations join forces to improve field research on key marine habitats and species in the Mediterranean. …  

28 Nov 2011 | News story


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