Noticias de y para los Miembros

IUCN Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Turning the red carpet green

IUCN has the honour this week of welcoming its new Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden to the organisation’s headquarters, accompanied by IUCN Goodwill Ambassador Mattias Klum. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

Community discussing solutions to a changing climate and water flows in Olbil, Tanzania

Durban deal breathes life into climate talks

In December, governments at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa agreed measures to sustain current global efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions and to conclude a new global agreement with legal force to help avert the threat of climate change. …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

Juvenile Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Green Turtle nesting boom in Philippines

A turtle baby boom on the Baguan Island of Turtle Islands in the Philippines has produced a record 1.4 million eggs according to Conservation International (CI) Philippines citing figures from the Department of Environment and Resources (DENR). …  

18 Feb 2012 | News story


Promote water issues in Europe with the Green Week

Every year, the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Environment organises the Green Week, one of the biggest conferences on environmental policy in Europe. You can apply to add your event to the Green Week’s satellite events list – an opportunity to increase visibility of your action.  …  

17 Feb 2012 | News story
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Svitlana Kravchenko

In Memoriam: Svitlana Kravchenko

The Environmental Law Programme mourns a great friend: Svitlana Kravchenko died at 62, a few days after a heart attack, in Eugene (Oregon).  …  

16 Feb 2012 | News story
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Meeting of Blue Planet Prize laureates

Blue Planet anniversary: a stimulus for action

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Blue Planet Prize and inject fresh impetus to global environmental action, IUCN’s Director General is part of a team of Blue Planet laureates working on a report ‘Environment and Development Challenges: the Imperative to Act’. This will be presented to the Rio+20 conference and other key international meetings, including the IUCN World Conservation Congress in September. …  

15 Feb 2012 | News story

18th session of the General Assembly of IUCN

Lanzamiento del Blog de las Mociones de la UICN

El proceso de mociones es un elemento central del sistema de gobernanza de la Unión y un medio importante a través del cual los Miembros de la UICN pueden influenciar las direcciones futuras de la comunidad de conservación y buscar apoyo para avanzar en diversos temas relacionados con la conservación de la naturaleza. …   | English | French

15 Feb 2012 | News story

Dr. Susan Mainka

Homenaje a Sue Mainka

Quienes somos parte de UICN estamos profundamente entristecidos por la pérdida nuestra colega y amiga Sue Mainka. Sue falleció el domingo 12 de febrero, después de enfrentar una batalla de cinco meses contra el cáncer. Sue hizo grandes contribuciones al trabajo de UICN y del Programa de Especies, especialmente para mantener el rigor científico en nuestro trabajo. La Comisión por la Supervivencia de las Especies de la UICN, otorgo el día 4 de febrero del 2012 el premio Peter Scott al mérito en conservación a Sue Mainka, en reconocimiento a su trabajo pionero sobre la conservación del panda gigante, su liderazgo en el Programa de Protección de Especies de la UICN, y su aliento a los conservacionistas de todo el mundo, especialmente en Asia. …   | English | French

13 Feb 2012 | Article
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European Tree of the Year

Vote for the European Tree of the Year

Interesting and sometimes even touching – the stories of the finalists of the European Tree of the Year contest 2012 show the connection between people and nature. Vote for your favourite tree from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Poland, Romania or Slovakia until 29 February on The winning tree will be awarded at a ceremony at IUCN's office Brussels by the organizer of the contest – the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation.  …  

13 Feb 2012 | News story
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White-cheeked gibbons (Nomascus leucogenys)

Love you for life: Monogamous species celebrate Valentine’s Day

What do gibbons, swans, wolves, French Angelfish, and albatrosses have in common? This Valentine’s Day they will all be celebrating with their life-long partners—these species are some of the few creatures that mate for life. …   | French

11 Feb 2012 | News story