Noticias de y para los Miembros

Boy with Rice and Fish in the Tsitongambarika forest

La protección de la naturaleza tiene sentido: UICN y Rio Tinto evalúan los costos y beneficios de la conservación

Gland, Suiza, 7 de diciembre de 2011 – Un nuevo estudio realizado por la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) muestra que las empresas pueden compensar los efectos negativos de sus operaciones y generar importantes beneficios económicos mediante la financiación de la restauración o de la protección de áreas naturales. Sin embargo, las necesidades de las comunidades locales deben ser debidamente tenidas en cuenta. …   | English | French

07 Dec 2011 | International news release

IUCN NL

Change of management in the National Committee of The Netherlands

Willem Ferwerda will step down as general director of the IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands (IUCN NL) as of 1 March 2012 after more than 11 years spent in this leading role. …  

07 Dec 2011 | News story
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Tree nursery at the Mouth of Limpopo, Mozambique

Forest Day: the face of forests at UN climate change negotiations

Forest Day has become something of a tradition at the annual UN climate change conference, the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP). Here at COP17 in Durban, Forest Day 5 was held on 4 December, bringing together over 1000 people who work on – and are passionate about – forestry issues, including more than 200 official climate change negotiators. …  

06 Dec 2011 | News story

Polar light in the Hammastunturi wilderness area

Akwé: Kon collects traditional Sámi knowledge

Treaties made by the UN constantly introduce new principles to forest use. Luckily, they do not always cause problems. A good example is Akwé: Kon. …  

05 Dec 2011 | News story
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Cato Manor's Green Street, Durban

Welcome to Green Street South Africa

Just fifteen minutes away from the UN Climate Summit in Durban you can see what a real difference putting policy in to action can actually make. In a first for South Africa, 30 low-income houses in a street in Cato Manor Township have been given a green upgrade.   …  

03 Dec 2011 | News story

Masaai boy herding goats, Olbil, Tanzania

Climate awareness at 30,000 feet: IUCN and South African Airways team up

Africa’s most awarded airline, South African Airways, and the world’s largest environmental union, IUCN, have teamed up to launch a unique climate change awareness campaign to coincide with the start of the UN’s Climate Change Summit in Durban. …  

02 Dec 2011 | News story

Coraux Wallis

Climate SAVE

Did you know that Europe overseas territories host over 20% of the world’s coral reefs, lagoons and associated mangrove ecosystems and form the world’s largest Exclusive Economic Zone? Did you know that these territories are not only vulnerable to climate change, but can also provide solutions? Read the full message travelling to world leaders currently gathering at the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban.  …  

02 Dec 2011 | News story

El Salvador

Fortalecimiento de la Gobernanza en la Cuenca Binacional del Río Goascorán

Actores clave de Honduras y El Salvador vinculados con la gestión de la Cuenca Binacional del Río Goascorán fortalecen sus capacidades en el tema de Gobernanza de Aguas Compartidas. …   | English

01 Dec 2011 | News story

Soluciones Naturales

Soluciones Naturales - Las áreas protegidas ayudan a las personas a enfrentar el cambio climático

Las áreas protegidas son una parte esencial de la respuesta global al cambio climático. …   | English | French

01 Dec 2011 | Downloads - document
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Mangrove

Independent Panel to advise on rehabilitation and remediation of oil spill sites in the Niger Delta

The deadline for submissions to the Independent Panel on the Niger Delta has been extended until Thursday 22 December 2011. …  

30 Nov 2011 | News story