Noticias de y para los Miembros

Lake Bogoria landscape

Maravillas naturales de Kenya, Australia y Japón se incorporan a la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial

El sistema de lagos en el Gran Valle del Rift en Kenia, la costa de Ningaloo en Australia y las islas de Ogasawara en Japón, han sido inscritos en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial, atendiendo las recomendaciones de la UICN. …   | English | French

25 Jun 2011 | International news release

Fauna and Flora International's Tony Whitton

Working with Sumatra to restore natural wonders

The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia, is now on the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger. IUCN Member, Fauna and Flora International, will be among the groups working with local authorities to address the issues raised and bring this site back to its full potential. …  

23 Jun 2011 | News story

Helen Byron, Bird Life International and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Don't forget the birds at World Heritage

IUCN is happy to welcome a number of its Members in to its delegation at the World Heritage Committee in Paris, including Bird Life International. Helen Byron is an International Site Casework Officer with Bird Life International and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story

Cérémonie d'installation du comité national

Installation officielle du Comite National des Membres de l’UICN au Cameroun

Le représentant du Ministre de l’Environnement et de la Protection de la nature, M. AKWA Patrick (Secrétaire Général dudit Ministère) a officiellement installé les membres du Comité National des Membres de  l’UICN le lundi 20 Juin 2011. Dans son allocution liminaire, il a magnifié la coopération entre l’UICN et le Cameroun, salué la contribution à la protection de la biodiversité que les membres apportent dans leurs programmes respectifs et a souhaité que la compétence des membres  de l’UICN puisse également profiter au Gouvernement Camerounais. Il a manifesté le désir que Radio Environnement puisse d’avantage faire écho des évènements organisés par le Ministère. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story
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Rhino in the Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, India

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary on the road to recovery

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in the eastern Himalaya foothills of India has been removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN. …  

21 Jun 2011 | International news release

Seychelles Government

Half of Seychelles land territory to be protected

The Seychelles Government has announced that it will soon declare new protected areas in the archipelago, which will result in half (50.59%) of all Seychelles land becoming protected under the law. …  

21 Jun 2011 | Article
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Skydive for Rhinos takes place on Saturday 6 August 2011 (alternate: Saturday 13 August, in case of bad weather) at Durban Skydive Centre’s base in Eston, next to Tala Game Reserve.

ACT skydives for rhinos

Thirty staff members and supporters of the African Conservation Trust (a member of IUCN) will bravely put aside their fear of heights and jump out of a plane to raise awareness and funding for anti-poaching activities and the protection of South Africa’s remaining black and white rhino populations. They will also be accompanied by Andrew Zaloumis, CEO of iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Jabulani Ngubane, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Rhino Conservation Officer. …  

21 Jun 2011 | Article
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Professor Masahito Yoshida, the Chair of the Japan Committee for IUCN

Tourism threatens World Heritage in Japan

There are three natural World Heritage Sites in Japan. But as in many other areas of the world, these sites are facing a range of challenges, the most important of which is tourism, according to Yoshida Masahito, Chair of the Japan National Committee for IUCN.  …  

21 Jun 2011 | News story

Dhows in Socotra Islands.

Necesidad de un mayor apoyo para impulsar la herencia natural árabe

Con tan sólo dos sitios naturales añadidos a la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en 15 años, resulta preciso, según un informe de la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza), revisar el proceso de nombramiento de sitios del Patrimonio Mundial en los Estados Árabes. …   | English | French

21 Jun 2011 | International news release

A marine turtle in the Red Sea, Egypt

Multiple ocean stresses threaten “globally significant” marine extinction

An international panel of experts warns in a report released today that marine species are at risk of entering a phase of extinction unprecedented in human history. …  

20 Jun 2011 | News story