Agua

Komadogu Yobe Basin, Nigeria

Using water management, ecosystems and empowerment to build climate change resilience

Drought, floods, storms, melting glaciers and sea-level rise all feature in headlines and fears about the expected impacts of climate change. All concern water. Living with climate change will mean coping with impacts on water. …  

16 Dec 2009 | News story

Dr Mark Smith

Copenhagen Day 4 - it's a serious game

The Head of IUCN's Water Programme Mark Smith got a naked greeting upon his arrival at COP15, but it's much more than fun and games inside, he explains. …  

10 Dec 2009 | News story
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San Marcos, Guatemala

WANI leads climate change resilient communities in Guatemala

More than 30 officials from different municipalities in Guatemala gathered to learn from IUCN’s Water and Nature Initiative (WANI) field experience in the Tacaná II project: a catchment management model and practical guide formulating management plans …  

10 Dec 2009 | News story

DMoore's shrub frog

Turn the tide - turn to nature: IUCN Opening Statement to UN climate change meeting

Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 December 2009 (IUCN) - It’s now time for governments to make robust commitments and a timeline towards achieving a post-2012 deal on climate change. IUCN urges leaders meeting at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, 7-18 December, to include nature’s solutions to reduce emissions and cope with climate change impacts in a post-2012 deal.  …  

07 Dec 2009 | News story

Facilitators leading vulnerability assessment in Kenya

IUCN and the Global Water Initiative partners conduct vulnerability assessment training

IUCN as part of The Global Water Initiative (GWI) conducted vulnerability assessment trainings across four countries in East Africa – Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. …  

02 Dec 2009 | News story

Ramsar site: Azraq Wetland Reserve

Azraq: an oasis under pressure

Increasing water demands in water-scarce Jordan is putting pressure on one of the country’s largest groundwater basins, the Azraq oasis …  

22 Nov 2009 | News story

Africa Ministerial Council on Water

IUCN at Africa Water Week

Mainstreaming climate change in integrated water resources management will be a key topic at the 2nd Africa Water Week in Johannesburg, 9-13 November. …  

06 Nov 2009 | News story

IUCN Water Programme

Water: Centre of Climate Change

The UNFCCC’s Climate Change Talks in Barcelona are the last stop before the key COP15 conference held in Copenhagen in December, where a post-2012 climate change agreement should be agreed upon. …  

30 Oct 2009 | News story

Women at pump, Tanzania

Adaptación al cambio: un enfoque natural

Los impactos del cambio climático ya están siendo percibidos tanto por las personas como por el entorno en todo el mundo y la tendencia es que dicho efecto sea cada vez más acusado. Los niveles del mar están aumentando, lo cual entraña una situación de grave peligro para países y áreas costeros. La cada vez mayor virulencia de los temporales lleva consigo inundaciones y desprendimientos de tierra devastadores. Del mismo modo, también se están acentuando las sequías. …   | English | French

29 Oct 2009 | News story

Pangani Basin, Tanzania

El poder de decisión de la comunidad del Pangani

Los efectos del cambio climático sobre la cuenca del río Pangani en Tanzania son cada vez más notables. La capa de nieve que cubre el Monte Kilimanjaro, situada a una altitud muy superior a la cuenca del río, se está deshaciendo rápidamente y, según se estima, no quedará rastro de ella en el año 2025. Asimismo, el nivel del flujo de agua de la cuenca ha disminuido significativamente; con todo, dicho menguante recurso sigue siendo objeto de una elevada demanda, sobre todo para el riego. …   | English | French

28 Oct 2009 | News story


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