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Field visit during the Al Hima Workshop held in Lebanon

The old ways are the best—reviving traditional knowledge in West Asia

An ancient conservation practice born in the Arabian desert more than 1,500 years ago is now being revived in the battle-scarred greenery of Lebanon to help meet the complex challenges of a modern economy. …  

01 Jul 2011 | News story

Field officer collects samples

Working with our partners - Sepon mine considers biodiversity offset plan

A partner organisation to the Mekong Water Dialogues is implementing an offset plan that has the potential to maintain levels of biodiversity around the mine where they operate. …  

01 Jul 2011 | News story

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New video release: dialogue on dams in West Africa

A new documentary film, entitled 'Large dams in West Africa: Building the Dialogue' was recently released and made available on YouTube, in order to raise awareness and communicate the work of IUCN in facilitating dialogue on dam developments in West Africa. …   | French

30 Jun 2011 | News story

Logotipo Comité Español de UICN

El CeUICN presenta los resultados del proyecto Año Mundial para la Diversidad Biológica

La recuperación de espacios de reproducción de anfibios, la flora y fauna amenaza y la restauración de fondos marinos, ejes de esta iniciativa, coordinada por el Comité Español de la UICN …  

30 Jun 2011 | News story

EUROPARC Federation

Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas: Building Bridges

EUROPARC Federation
28.06-1.07.2011 …  

28 Jun 2011 | Event
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Guatemala

Greener ways to end poverty

Poverty and environmental degradation go hand-in-hand throughout the world; each can cause the other. With the global population likely to reach nine billion by 2050 there is an urgent need to address both in tandem when devising new economic development models. …  

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Firewood

IUCN to convene a forum on forests and food security

IUCN is planning to convene its State and Government members, NGO members; United Nations bodies and other international cooperating partners, international and local NGOs, academic and research institutions; and the business sector from Eastern and Southern Africa to a Regional Forum to discuss the link between forests, food security and finance in a changing climate. To be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 20 to 23, 2011, the Regional Forum will enhance knowledge, attitudes and practice for integrating forest conservation and food security, in a context of change, in Eastern and Southern Africa. …  

27 Jun 2011 | News story
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SOS Call for Proposals now open

The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.  …   | Chinese

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Mining in the Philippines

Crecen las amenazas por minería en sitios de Patrimonio Mundial

París, Francia. 23 de junio, 2011 (UICN) – La industrias extractivistas y los gobiernos que otorgan licencias para estas actividades, deberían comprometerse a detener toda actividad minera y de exploración y explotación que pueda dañar sitios de Patrimonio Mundial, dice la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN). …   | English

27 Jun 2011 | IUCN statement
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Wadi Rum Jordan

Jordania y Alemania integradas en el Patrimonio Mundial

El área protegida de Wadi Rum en Jordania ha sido declarada Patrimonio Mundial, convirtiéndose en el 211o sitio natural en integrar la prestigiosa lista de la UNESCO. …   | English | French

25 Jun 2011 | International news release