Août 2010

Mr. Chaiwat Yawwapapong (Chevron Thailand OE/HES Manager), Mr. Pairoj Kaweeyanun (President of Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd.), Ms. Aban Marker Kabraji (Regional Director IUCN Asia) and Mr. Adisak Thongkaimook (Director General of Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR)) sign the Letter of Agreement in Bangkok

Mangroves for the Future and Chevron Thailand working together for healthy coral reefs

On 31 August 2010, a joint initiative was launched for conserving coral reefs around Koh Tao, Suratthani Thailand.  

31 Aug 2010 | News story

Encontro do escritório brasieliro da UICN, Agosto 2010

IUCN cria primeiro escritório no Brasil

No dia 2 de agosto de 2010 foi oficialmente criado no Brasil um escritório da International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), organização de grande abrangência na área da conservação. …  

31 Aug 2010 | News story
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IUCN Member's Assembly

Tender for the Chief Interpreter of the 2012 World Conservation Congress

IUCN is carrying out a tender process to retain the Chief interpreter for the World Conservation Congress, taking place from 6 to 15 September 2012 in Jeju, Korea. Interested interpreters are required to submit their proposal by 24 September 2010, 14h00 (CET). …  

31 Aug 2010 | News story

China's Huangshan Mountain World Heritage site with its travertine pools

Working with water for better cities

Growing populations in towns and cities worldwide mean that more pressure is placed on our natural water supplies. Protecting water resources upstream must become a priority to ensure that people living in towns and cities downstream have access to clean water for their basic needs. …  

30 Aug 2010 | News story

Fotografía grupal.

Conservación de cuencas más allá de las fronteras

En agosto, mexicanos y guatemaltecos compartieron experiencias sobre la gestión de cuencas en el Volcán Tacaná en cada uno de sus países. El intercambio buscaba acercar a ambos países para discutir soluciones integrales que incrementen el bienestar ambiental y social. …   | English

30 Aug 2010 | News story

Rolando Barrios.

Comunidad y UICN acuerdan gestión integrada para el río Samalá

La UICN y la denominada Mancomunidad Metrópoli de los Altos firmaron una carta de entendimiento para Implementar un modelo de Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos basado en Microcuencas. La expectativa es mejorar las condiciones ambientales en la Cuenca del Río Samalá en Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. …  

30 Aug 2010 | News story

Steppe landscape

IUCN’s alarm call for Eurasian steppes

Growing threats to Euroasian steppes such as climate change, land-use change, overgrazing, hunting and mining will be the focus of an international conference organized by IUCN from 9 to 12 September in the Hustai National Park in Mongolia. The meeting will be attended by experts on natural grasslands but also by politicians and people that rely on steppes in their everyday lives, such as pastoralists. …  

30 Aug 2010 | News story

IUCN’s alarm call for Eurasian steppes

Growing threats to Euroasian steppes such as overgrazing, afforestation and climate change will be the focus of an international conference organized by IUCN from 9th to 12th September in the Hustai National Park in Mongolia. The meeting will be attended by experts on natural grasslands but also by politicians and people that rely on steppes in their everyday lives, such as pastoralists. …  

27 Aug 2010 | News story

Red Sea

Comment conserver les récifs de la Mer Rouge haut en couleur

La Mer Rouge héberge l’un des systèmes de récifs de coraux les plus riches qui comme presque tous les autres récifs au monde, subit les effets du changement climatique. Le blanchiment des coraux menace non seulement les récifs, mais aussi le tourisme et les pêcheries qui en dépendent. 

27 Aug 2010 | News story

Sugar cane plantations at Santa Clara province, Cuba

Reducing the impact of biofuels on the environment and local communities

Energy company Shell and sugar giant Cosan have announced a partnership to produce biofuels from Brazilian sugarcane. IUCN will work through its partnership with Shell to ensure that the impact of these operations on local communities and nature are minimised. …  

26 Aug 2010 | News story

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