2012

Laos

Water - but not as we know it, says IUCN

Marseille, France, 16 March 2012 (IUCN) — The World Water Forum in Marseille has firmly placed nature at the heart of its strategies for improving global water resources. This effectively changes the way the world looks at protecting this most valuable liquid asset, says IUCN. …  

16 Mar 2012 | Media statement

Water lily survey

Eau égale richesse : une gestion “intelligente” de l’eau en Asie et au Pacifique

La disponibilité d’eau douce est essentielle à la croissance sociale et économique. L’investissement dans une gestion durable de l’eau devrait représenter une priorité pour tous les décideurs, d’après une publication récente de l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) et de la BASD (Banque asiatique de développement). …   | English | Spanish

16 Mar 2012 | News story

Water lily survey

Eau égale richesse : une gestion “intelligente” de l’eau en Asie et au Pacifique

Marseille, France, 16 mars 2012 – La disponibilité d’eau douce est essentielle à la croissance sociale et économique. L’investissement dans une gestion durable de l’eau devrait représenter une priorité pour tous les décideurs, d’après une publication récente de l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) et de la BASD (Banque asiatique de développement). …   | English | Spanish

16 Mar 2012 | International news release

The children's book Ten Friends to Remember promotes learning about wildlife and environmental issues in Sri Lanka.

Conservation storytelling in Sri Lanka

A new children's book offers 10 stories revolving around wildlife and envrionmental issues in Sri Lanka. CEC member Diogo Verissimo wrote the book in partnership with the Sri Lankan NGO Centre for Eco-cultural Studies. …  

16 Mar 2012 | News story

Katharine Cross

Feet on the ground in Africa - negotiating in Marseille

IUCN has a long history of engagement in water and wetlands conservation in the east and southern African region. It was one of the earliest organizations to draw attention to the significance of wetland resources and has achieved some notable successes. …  

16 Mar 2012 | News story

Marketing traditional knowledge in Kenozerski National Park, Russia

What policy support in the basket of IPBES?

The Chair’s summary, scoping paper and all documentation of an international expert workshop on policy support through relevant tools and methodologies in the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is now available. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story

Participantes al taller

Especialistas revisan Sistema Nacional de Áreas Protegidas de República Dominicana y discuten consideraciones para enfrentar efectos del cambio climático

Santo Domingo. Representantes del Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, el Comité Nacional de Miembros de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y representantes de la sociedad civil de República Dominicana se reunieron el 7 y 8 de marzo para identificar las acciones que deben fortalecerse para hacer del Sistema Nacional de Áreas Protegidas un instrumento sólido y eficaz para enfrentar los efectos del cambio climático. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story

Komadogu-Yobe, Nigeria

Natural solutions for disaster risk reduction

A hot topic at the World Water Forum in Marseille has been the amount of natural disasters involving water. Not a month goes by without news of some devastating flood striking one or other corner of the globe. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story

Slovenia

Consultation on the EU environment policy priorities for 2020 open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the EU environment policy priorities for 2020: Towards a 7th EU Environment Action Programme. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story
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