Noticias de y para los Miembros

Six Senses, Phuket,Thailand

Top ten tips for eco-tourists

With many people starting to plan their annual holidays, IUCN has released a list of top ten tips for tourists who want to visit some of the most beautiful natural sites in the world without damaging the environment. Tips range from choosing eco-hotels and being mindful of your carbon footprint to avoiding buying souvenirs made from Endangered species and making sure you know that what you’re eating isn’t under threat. …  

21 Apr 2011 | News story

Ferry commuters on Bhramaputra river, India

Water security and climate change: India Water Forum explores solutions

Water security and climate change were the main focus of the newly organised India Water Forum (IWF), which took place in New Delhi from 13-15 April. This inaugural international water conference aims at exploring solutions for sustainable governance and integrated management of water resources. …  

20 Apr 2011 | News story

Oil and gas platform, Gulf of Mexico

Drilling for opportunities without hurting the planet

Industries searching for offshore oil should not drill in sensitive waters before fully ensuring all safety measures are in place, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). …  

20 Apr 2011 | News story

L-R: Prof. David Okali, Mr. Peter Tarfa and Dr. Muiz Banire at the public presentation of the BNRCC Climate change documentaries.

Nigerian Member launches documentaries on Climate Change.

IUCN Member, Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST), has launched two films, “In the red zone” and “Water runs deep”, telling the story of climate change in Nigeria. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

La gallineta (Scorpaena notata) se encuentra normalmente en las agrupaciones coralígenas y en hábitats rocosos del litoral. Es un pez sedentario de pequeño tamaño (unos 15 cm). Su aleta dorsal con pinchos es venenosa. La gallineta, abundante en muchos lugares del Mediterráneo y en las aguas cercanas del Atlántico, está clasificada como de Preocupación Menor.

¿Peces en el mar? No por mucho tiempo…

Más de 40 especies de peces marinos que hoy nadan en el Mediterráneo podrían desaparecer en los próximos años. Según el estudio de la Lista Roja de UICN de Especies Amenazadas™ sobre el estado de conservación de los peces marinos en el Mar Mediterráneo, casi la mitad de las especies de tiburones y rayas (peces cartilaginosos) y al menos 12 especies de peces óseos podrían desaparecer debido al exceso de pesca, la degradación de los hábitats marinos y la contaminación. …   | English | French

19 Apr 2011 | News story

2012 Congress logo

Union Pulse - Mensaje de la Unidad de Membresía: Foros Regionales de la Naturaleza

Los Foros Regionales de la Naturaleza, que se celebrarán entre mayo y octubre de 2011, darán oportunidad a los Miembros, a las Comisiones y a la Secretaría de reunirse y preparar el próximo Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza (Jeju, República de Corea, 6 – 15 de septiembre de 2012). …   | English | French

19 Apr 2011 | News story

Ali Kaka and COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya

COMESA and IUCN explore opportunity for collaboration

IUCN and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have committed to strengthen their collaboration on issues of biodiversity conservation. This commitment was made when Ali Kaka, IUCN Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, paid a courtesy call at the COMESA Secretariat recently. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story
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Stewart Maginnis

Private sector engagement in the forest sector

We pose three questions to Stewart Maginnis -- IUCN Global Director, Environment and Development Group and Director, Global Forest Conservation Programme -- about private sector engagement in the forest sector as well as his expectations for the 2011 International Year of Forests. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre

A Postcard from Davos

After attending the World Economic Forum’s Annual meeting, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN’s Director General, reflects on the importance of such fora to disseminate the IUCN message. …  

18 Apr 2011 | News story

The Peoples' History of the Nagoya Protocol: Biocultural Jurisprudence and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing

Authored by Dr. Dan Robinson of the University of New South Wales and Kabir Bavikatte. …  

15 Apr 2011 | Downloads - document
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