Août 2010

UN Logo

International Year of Youth Launched Today

12 August 2010 -- International Year of Youth to Be Launched Today at United Nations Headquarters, on theme of ‘Dialogue and Mutual Understanding’ …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Taller "Metodologías para evaluar el estado de conservación de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata"

Analizaron metodologías para evaluar el estado de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata

Evaluaron los resultados obtenidos aplicando los criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN y del método MEGA, y la disponibilidad de información. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Tacaná, Guatemala

A JEM of a business

Stories of start-up businesses run by twenty-somethings are a dime a dozen in the 21st century. But a group of high school and college students in the Guatemalan highlands have a truly unique tale to tell. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Floods in Pakistan – interview partners available

Well-managed floodplains can help reduce the impact of disasters such as flooding, and help to decrease the vulnerability of cities and agricultural areas which lie in the path of devastating floods such as those in Pakistan. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Golden toad, Incilius periglenes

Search for lost amphibians

Teams of scientists around the world have launched an unprecedented search in the hope of rediscovering 100 species of "lost" amphibians – animals considered potentially extinct but that may be holding on in a few remote places – Conservation International and the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group announced today. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General

Ghost Forest art project praised by IUCN Director General

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefevre, has accepted the role of ambassador for a major art installation called “Ghost Forest”, by British artist Angela Palmer. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Mekong at sunset

Keeping the giant catfish in Thailand's Mekong River

There were roast chickens and rice, pig’s heads and beer – all borne in a solemn procession as offerings to an unlikely recipient, the Mekong giant catfish. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

In Suva, Fiji - IUCN Regional Director, Taholo Kami, Kiribati President, H.E. Anote Tonga and UNESCO Director (Apia Office), Dr. Vise Pongi.

Kiribati celebrates World Heritage Listing

Following the decision made at the 34th World Heritage Committee meeting held in Brazil last week, celebrations were high amongst Kiribati nationals residing in Fiji as they came together on Monday night to honor the efforts and the recognition awarded to the Phoenix Islands Protected Area as one of the new World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO. …  

11 Aug 2010 | News story

Community members rally to protect the sea turtle in Baja California Sur, Mexico

CEC Newsletter August 2010

Look for 'good practices' among the 35 news items in the July/August issue of the IUCN CEC Newsletter. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story

Palm leaf

Greening Education Conference

The annual International Event on Greening Education will be held 27-29 October in Karlsruhe, Germany. The focus is on ecologizing curriculum, greening courses and creating low carbon education institutions. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story