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Artisanal fishing in mangroves area, Chiapas, Mexico

Comunidades de El Salvador analizan su vulnerabilidad utilizando metodología CRISTAL

La metodología CRISTAL se ha aplicado en la región del TRIFINIO, un punto geográfico donde convergen El Salvador, Honduras y Guatemala, con el fin de identificar y valorar los efectos del cambio climático sobre los medios de vida de las Comunidades de la subcuenca del río Sumpul, Municipio de San Ignacio Departamento de Chalatenango, en El Salvador. …   | English

10 Feb 2011 | News story

Image type barrage

Development of Dams in West Africa: new report on evolution of international policy on dams

Ten years after the publication of the World Commission on Dams report, the West and Central Africa office of IUCN commissioned a study to look at the approaches to decision-making around large dams. …  

04 Feb 2011 | News story

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention

IUCN congratulates the Ramsar Convention on its 40th anniversary

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Wetlands of Viet Nam

World Wetlands Day – Healthy forests, healthy wetlands

Wetlands, such as mangroves, peat forests and freshwater swamp forests, are home to a wealth of biodiversity. To mark this year’s World Wetlands Day on Wednesday 2 February, IUCN is highlighting the role and importance of forests in wetlands, of particular poignancy as 2011 is the International Year of Forests. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Inner Niger Delta, Mali

Photography highlights beauty of Niger Delta

In Mali, part of the landscape gleams like a giant emerald in the middle of the arid brown African Sahel. The glittering jewel is the Inland Niger Delta. …   | French

18 Jan 2011 | News story

Acre, Brasil

Inundaciones en Brasil : especialistas disponibles para entrevistas

Las intensas lluvias e inundaciones han causado deslizamientos de tierra grandes en el sureste de Brasil. Las inundaciones no sólo provocaron daños a la vida humana, alrededor de 500 muertes hasta ahora; sino también la pérdida de los hogares de miles de personas y la destrucción de infraestructura clave. …   | English

14 Jan 2011 | News story

Happy 2011

New Year’s Message from Mark Smith, Head IUCN Water Programme

Every species -whether animal or plant- uses water every day. This includes each and every one of us. Water connects all people and all life. …  

03 Jan 2011 | News story

Nadi Basin, Fiji Islands

WANI and partners working towards flood mitigation in Fiji

Frequent heavy flooding on Fiji’s West Coast has resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods in recent years. A consortium of partners, including IUCN, decided to join forces and share scientific data that will help better identify and analyse flood risks. …  

17 Dec 2010 | News story

Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

WANI supports good water governance in Uganda and Kenya

Across East Africa, governments have recognized watershed management at the local level is key to improved water resources management. …  

16 Dec 2010 | News story

Mining

Countries call answered for water to be addressed in climate negotiations

Six countries from around the world called for water to be put on the climate agenda during the 16th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. …  

07 Dec 2010 | News story


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