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Hans Friederich at LINK Annual Congress

Making the LINK to Scottish nature

Scottish Environment LINK – an umbrella group of 34 NGOs and Member of IUCN – said farewell to its President Helen Zealley OBE and welcomed President designate Ross Finnie at their Annual Congress in Birnam on 18 November 2011. Mr Finnie is a politician and former Minister for the Environment and Rural Development in the Scottish Executive, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for West of Scotland. …  

24 Nov 2011 | News story
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IUCN China side event at Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2011

Forest Restoration and Livelihood Improvement: IUCN Side Event at APFW

IUCN and the International Model Forest Network (IMFN) presented the 'Forest Restoration and Livelihood Improvement' session at the Asia Pacific Forestry Week on November 11th, 2011. …  

24 Nov 2011 | Article

Congreso Forestal

Congreso Latinoamericano de Derecho Forestal generó información técnica para la región

El VIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Derecho Forestal- Ambiental, se realizó en Costa Rica a finales de octubre del 2011.Este Congreso tuvo como objetivo abarcar información sobre los bosques, la gobernanza y el derecho forestal. Entre los ejes temáticos estaban el futuro de los mecanismos de gestión forestal y la mitigación y la adaptación al cambio climático. …  

23 Nov 2011 | News story
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Dr. Dongwon Shin (Executive Director, KNPS), Dr. Jane Smart (Global Director, IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group), Poul Engberg-Pedersen (Deputy Director General IUCN), Dr. Chong-Chun Kim (Secretary General, Korean Organizing Committee IUCN WCC), Trevor Sandwith (Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme)

Unique marine national park in Korea now officially certified by IUCN

Hallyeohaesang National Park, a unique marine ecosystem in South Korea, has been certified as a Category II Protected Area under the UN List of Protected Areas. Hallyeohaesang National Park was designated in 1968 as one of the first national marine protected areas in Korea. 

23 Nov 2011 | News story
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Arctic Workshop report Iceland

Next steps for marine ecosystem-based management in the Arctic

Ecosystem-based Management has been identified as the best approach to managing the Arctic marine environment. However a number of perceived barriers to implementation of marine ecosystem-based management exist. …  

23 Nov 2011 | News story

Iberus gualtieranus

Biodiversidad europea: disminución alarmante de plantas, moluscos y peces de agua dulce

El patrimonio natural de Europa está mostrando una alarmante disminución, según un nuevo estudio publicado hoy. La Lista Roja Europea, que forma parte de la Lista Roja de la UICN de Especies Amenazadas™, evaluó una porción considerable de la fauna y flora nativas de Europa, constatando que una gran proporción de moluscos, peces de agua dulce y plantas vasculares están catalogados ahora como amenazados.   | English | French

22 Nov 2011 | International news release

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Añadiendo valor a la diversidad ganadera: Mercadotecnia para promover las razas autóctonas ymejorar los medios de subsistencia

El taller de redacción que dio origen a este libro fue organizado por la Liga por los Pueblos Pastores y Desarrollo Ganadero Endógeno, LIFE (Local Livestock for Empowerment Network), y la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza y su Iniciativa Mundial para el Pastoralismo Sostenible (UICN-IMPS), con el apoyo del Grupo de gestión ambiental (EMG).    | English | French

22 Nov 2011 | Downloads - publication
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Members and Programme staff meeting

IUCN Sri Lanka Members forge ahead !

On 17 November, 2011, the Members of the Sri Lanka National Committee of IUCN and its programme staff, together with IUCN’s programme staff came together  to discuss IUCN’s programme in Sri Lanka and the way forward based on IUCN’s programme for the next four years. All the members of IUCN National Committee participated at the meeting. 

21 Nov 2011 | News story
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Species on the Edge app for iPad and iPhone

Species on the Edge app is launched

Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to learn about threatened species from around the world. …  

16 Nov 2011 | News story

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KCS celebrates and reflects on the future of Africa’s wildlife

Kalahari Conservation Society (KCS) hosted its 2011 Gala Dinner Dance at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on the 11 November 2011. The theme for this spectacular day was 'The future of the African wildlife under the changing climatic conditions' and the keynote address was delivered by Dr Richard Leakey, a well-known conservationist and paleoanthropologist. Prominent people who were in attendance were the KCS Patron and President of Botswana, His Excellency Seretse Khama Ian Khama, who was the Guest of Honor; KCS Honorary President The Honorable Dr. G.K.T. Chiepe and the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Honorable Kitso Mokaila. The ceremony was directed by Hastings Chikoko from IUCN. …  

15 Nov 2011 | News story
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