Noticias de y para los Miembros

De acuerdo con los autores del estudio, es posible desarrollar un modelo de distribución de beneficios REDD+ en México que incluya disposiciones específicas para dirigirse a los miembros más pobres de las comunidades.

En la COP 20, la UICN promueve diálogo sobre REDD+ y lucha contra la pobreza en México

COP20, Lima. 1 diciembre 2014. ¿Puede REDD+ contribuir a reducir la pobreza? ¿Cómo apoya este mecanismo a la equidad? Respuestas a estos interrogantes y otros más fueros propuestas durante el evento paralelo “REDD+ monitoring needs to support the distribution of benefits” en la COP20, en el que la Oficina Regional para México, América Central y el Caribe de la UICN en colaboración con el Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental (CIGA) de la Universidad Autónoma de México, presentaron los retos y oportunidades para la lucha a la pobreza en México a través de la implementación de REDD+. …  

06 Dec 2014 | News story

Planting trees to improve watershed functions in Doi Mae Salong

IUCN recommendations for IPBES work programme

Ahead of the third plenary meeting of IPBES - the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - in January 2015, IUCN has compiled its recommendations for the Platform's work plan. …  

05 Dec 2014 | Article

Rosewood poaching

Terre Sauvage Exclusive: Saving Thailand's Blood Wood

Highly prized for making reproduction Chinese furniture, Siamese Rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is being poached to extinction in the eastern forests of Thailand. Heavily armed gangs of poachers are invading the forests, where poorly armed, under-resourced rangers are fighting a battle to protect the few trees that remain.  

04 Dec 2014 | News story

Widodo Ramono receives Packard Award

Widodo Ramono receives IUCN/WCPA Fred M. Packard Award

SOS congratulates Mr. Widodo Ramono for receiving the IUCN/WCPA Fred M. Packard Award for his long dedication and inspirational leadership in preventing Sumatran and Javan rhinos from extinction 

02 Dec 2014 | News story

The Restoration Team of Shouf Biosphere Reserve

Members in the News: The Restoration Team of Shouf Biosphere Reserve Restored More than 13000 Seedlings in the Reserve

 Nowadays, the effects of combined ecological, socio-economic, and cultural modifications have dramatically increased the vulnerability of Mediterranean socio-ecosystems. These factors, combined with water deficit, extreme weather events, and large-scale disturbances due to climate change are causing irreversible shifts towards undesirable conditions – the point of “no-return” and to fight this drastic reality by Restoration. …  

02 Dec 2014 | Article

Red-eyed tree frog, Costa Rica

Countries’ economic power does not predict conservation performance

Gland, Switzerland, 1 December 2014 – Some countries are doing better than others at conserving their share of global vertebrate biodiversity, and the factors of success are not related to economic wealth. …  

01 Dec 2014 | International news release

Mediterranean Monk

Best breeding season yet for Mediterranean Monk Seal colony

Mercedes Muñoz Cañas, Project Technician with SOS Grantee CBD-Habitat, an IUCN Member, shares encouraging news from the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) sanctuary at Cabo Blanco, Mauritania. …  

27 Nov 2014 | News story

Mua Voyage video screenshot

Mua Voyage video at World Parks Congress

A short video highlighting the Mua Voyage's message on ocean protection and climate change received a standing ovation when it was shown at the opening plenary of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014. …  

26 Nov 2014 | News story

Darshan the Imperial Eagle soars towards London's Tower Bridge

Eagle soars over London to launch art exhibit supporting threatened species

This week, an Eastern Imperial Eagle named Darshan flew over London’s Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the Olympic Park with a Sony Action Cam strapped to its back to promote the opening of the Here Today art exhibition in support of the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Ravilevu Nature Reserve, Taveuni, Fiji

Cumbre de la UICN culmina con importantes compromisos para salvar las áreas naturales más valiosas del planeta

Sídney, Australia, miércoles 19 de noviembre de 2014 (UICN) – El Congreso Mundial de Parques de la UICN 2014, el foro decenal mundial dedicado a las áreas protegidas, concluye hoy con la publicación de la Promesa de Sídney. La Promesa establece un ambicioso programa para salvaguardar los bienes naturales del planeta, el cual incluye una variedad de acciones, encaminadas por ejemplo a poner fin a la pérdida de los bosques tropicales húmedos de la región Asia – Pacífico, triplicar la protección de los océanos frente a las costas africanas o plantar 1300 millones de árboles a lo largo de la histórica Ruta de la Seda.  …   | English | French | Dutch

19 Nov 2014 | International news release