Noticias de y para los Miembros

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

Ziyuan Fir discovery

Ziyuan Fir discovery brings new hope for one of China’s most threatened trees

Twenty-one Ziyuan Fir (Abies ziyuanensis) trees have been discovered after eight months of intensive fieldwork in Yinzhulaoshan Provincial Nature Reserve (NR), Guangxi, China according to David Gill from SOS Grantee and IUCN Member, FFI (Fauna and Flora International). SOS funded this Abies species conservation project in January this year. …  

18 Nov 2014 | News story

Flag-map of Niue

IUCN Oceania welcomes new Member representing Niue NGOs

The IUCN Oceania Region welcomes the Niue Island United Association of Non-Government Organisations to its Membership and the family of conservation enthusiasts in the region. …  

18 Nov 2014 | News story

Children in Simien National Park, World Heritage site, Ethiopia

New IUCN study shows life-supporting role of natural World Heritage

Sydney, Australia – Natural World Heritage sites are not just iconic places with exceptional nature, they also provide benefits that contribute to economies, climate stability and human well-being, according to a new study by IUCN released today at the IUCN World Parks Congress. 

18 Nov 2014 | International news release

Myeik Archipelago, Myanmar

A historic step for World Heritage and protected areas in Myanmar

After years of relative isolation, Myanmar has now emerged as one of the last frontiers for biodiversity conservation and protected area development in Southeast Asia. Myanmar’s rapid economic and political reforms present both threats and opportunities for biodiversity conservation, protected areas management and World Heritage status.  …  

18 Nov 2014 | Article

Pacific Bluefin Tuna

Apetito mundial por los recursos lleva nuevas especies al borde de la extinción – Lista Roja de UICN

El atún rojo del Pacífico, el pez globo de la China, la anguila americana, la cobra de la China y una mariposa australiana se encuentran en peligro de extinción.  La pesca, la tala, la minería, la agricultura y otras actividades destinadas a satisfacer nuestro creciente apetito por los recursos naturales están amenazando la sobrevivencia del atún rojo del Pacífico, del pez globo de la China, de la anguila americana y la cobra de la China, mientras que la destrucción de hábitat ha causado la extinción de un molusco de Malasia y de la tijereta más grande que se conoce, y amenaza la sobrevivencia de muchas otras especies, de acuerdo con la última actualización de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN™ presentada hoy en el Congreso Mundial de Parques de la UICN que tiene lugar en Sídney, Australia.
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17 Nov 2014 | International news release

Follow the action

Video: Insights into the Water, Energy, and Food Security Nexus

A new video providing a collection of insights on opportunities and solutions on Water, Energy and Food Security has been shown at the recent Nexus Symposium which took place in Beijing from 11-13 November. …  

17 Nov 2014 | News story