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Woman preparing maize. Annapurna, Nepal

Knowledge drives action

The ground-breaking work of IUCN’s six commissions is highlighted in the latest issue of the journal S.A.P.I.EN.S. …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

MPA's Rangers & IUCN @ Nakari Red Sea Diving Safari

Supporting the rangers could save their lives

Killed by soldiers, rebels, drug and animal smugglers, wild animals or simply by accident, 70 rangers have lost their lives this year. Rangers protect our parks and the people that visit them but who protects them? …  

31 Jul 2012 | News story

Participants at the 2008 World Conservation Congress

Espacios limitados para el Campus de la Conservación – ¡Inscríbase ahora!

Tras el éxito de las Oportunidades de aprendizaje en el Congreso de 2008 en Barcelona, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza ofrecerá este año un Campus de la Conservación dedicado a la capacitación práctica para apoyar el Programa de la UICN para 2013-2016. …   | English | French

25 Jul 2012 | News story

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Utilice su voz

Los Miembros tienen una oportunidad única en el Congreso de la UICN para influir en la agenda mundial de la conservación a través de las mociones. Para ello, deben acreditarse para poder votar y hablar en la Asamblea de Miembros, junto con los observadores con derecho a voz. …   | English | French

17 Jul 2012 | News story

Participantes al Congreso de la UICN 2008

Últimas horas para un descuento en su cuota de inscripción al Congreso

2012 es un año de muchas decisiones relacionadas con el medio ambiente, a la luz del gran número de convenciones que se están llevando a cabo. Sin embargo, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza es un evento único, con un público único. Es la única cumbre mundial que representa todos los aspectos de la conservación de la naturaleza y congrega a líderes mundiales de todos los sectores –desde gobiernos y ONG internacionales hasta representantes del mundo académico y organizaciones sociales. …   | English | French

05 Jul 2012 | News story

The Sangha Trinational is recommended to be added on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Six natural wonders declared World Heritage Sites

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2 July, 2012 (IUCN) – Sangha Trinational - shared between Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo; Lakes of Ounianga in Chad and Chengjiang fossil site in China have been inscribed on the World Heritage List, following the recommendations of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). Lena Pillars Nature Park in Russia and Western Ghats in India were also added to the prestigious list by the World Heritage Committee, a 21-nation panel. …   | French

02 Jul 2012 | News story

The Kaieture waterfall in Guyana, the world's tallest single drop water fall, proudly stands 275m high.

Water - it's irreplaceable

At the Rio Dialogues, civil society and business showed through their online votes and panelist speeches increasing leadership when it comes to water issues. And interesting enough, the right to water was not the number one recommendation passed on to the heads of States. …  

22 Jun 2012 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Commitments coming through in Rio

As world leaders pour in to Rio de Janeiro for the UN's Sustainable Development Summit civil society, business and governments are making commitments that will make a difference, according to IUCN's Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre. …  

21 Jun 2012 | News story

Verónica Arias, del Centro de Derecho Ambiental, y Víctor Hugo Inchausty, Director regional (ai) de UICN-Sur.

South American States Frustrated in Rio

With just two days left there is a feeling of frustration on the part of many governments here at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in Rio. And many of those are from South America. …  

21 Jun 2012 | News story


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