Gestión de ecosistemas

Community participation workshop, Morogoro (Tanzania)

The Way Forward for Water User Associations, Tanzania

IUCN together with the Pangani River Basin Management Project and Global Water Initiative partners held a 3 day workshop on sharing experiences around community participation in water resources management in Morogoro, Tanzania from 14 to 16 September. …  

12 Oct 2010 | News story

Tacaná, Guatemala

Transboundary waters governance in Central America

Strenghtening knowledge and capacities for shared waters  governance was the aim of a high-level workshop in El Salvador facilitated by IUCN. …  

08 Oct 2010 | News story

Hombre en bote en el humedal Térraba Sierpe, Costa Rica.

Encuentro de Cuencas – Reunión de cuencas hidrográficas comunitarias, Costa Rica

Del 5 al 8 de julio de este año, la Unidad de Gestión de Agua de la UICN- en conjunto con el Programa Institucional de Gestión Ambiental Integral (PROGAI) de la Universidad de Costa Rica y el CATIE (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza), organizó un encuentro en Costa Rica dirigido a los usuarios de agua, con el objeto de compartir experiencias relacionados con el manejo de recursos hídricos. …   | English

05 Oct 2010 | News story

Women pastoralists taking part in participatory filming (Olbil, Tanzania)

Participatory Video in the Pangani Basin, Tanzania

Participatory Video, a new innovative way of capturing and sharing communities’ voices on social and environmental change, was recently introduced by the IUCN Water Programme. …  

30 Sep 2010 | News story

Greening the economy

Business backs efforts to halt biodiversity loss

Background: Finding ways for businesses to become more involved in helping to halt and reverse the current loss of biodiversity will be the main focus of the International Business and Ecosystems Dialogue, which will take place on Tuesday 26th October in Nagoya, Japan. The dialogue coincides with the 10th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Nagoya, which will set targets for the next ten years to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story
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Fishing on the Perfume River in Vietnam

The future of water in the face of climate change

There needs to be significant investment to solve the growing water crisis that threatens water supplies and water quality for both people and nature, says IUCN. Climate change makes the search for practical solutions for water management increasingly urgent. …  

06 Sep 2010 | News story

IUCN's Deputy Director General Bill Jackson

Message from the Deputy Director General: Freshwater conservation

Watch IUCN Deputy Director General Bill Jackson talk about freshwater conservation challenges and explain what IUCN is doing to make sure that there's enough water in the world both for nature and for people. …  

04 Sep 2010 | News story

Steppe landscape

IUCN’s alarm call for Eurasian steppes

Growing threats to Euroasian steppes such as climate change, land-use change, overgrazing, hunting and mining will be the focus of an international conference organized by IUCN from 9 to 12 September in the Hustai National Park in Mongolia. The meeting will be attended by experts on natural grasslands but also by politicians and people that rely on steppes in their everyday lives, such as pastoralists. …  

30 Aug 2010 | News story

Sugar cane plantations at Santa Clara province, Cuba

Reducing the impact of biofuels on the environment and local communities

Energy company Shell and sugar giant Cosan have announced a partnership to produce biofuels from Brazilian sugarcane. IUCN will work through its partnership with Shell to ensure that the impact of these operations on local communities and nature are minimised. …  

26 Aug 2010 | News story

Mariners Cave, Vava'u group

UICN acoge con beneplácito a Tonga como nuevo Estado Miembro

El Gobierno del Reino de Tonga ha anunciado oficialmente su decisión de unirse a la UICN y adherirse a sus Estatutos, convirtiéndose así en el 84ª Estado Miembro de la red ambiental de carácter global más grande y antigua del mundo. El Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Cambio Climático ha sido designado por el Gobierno del Reino de Tonga como su enlace con la Secretaría de la UICN. …   | English | French

24 Aug 2010 | News story


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