2012

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Candidatures au Conseil de l’UICN 2013-2016

Les Membres de l’UICN éliront un nouveau Conseil pour la période 2013-2016 lors du Congrès mondial de la nature, qui se tiendra à Jeju, République de Corée, du 6 au 15 septembre 2012. L’UICN a le plaisir d’annoncer la liste des candidatures aux postes de Président, Trésorier, Présidents des Commissions et Conseillers régionaux. …   | English | Spanish

09 Mar 2012 | News story

Campbell Island Albatross (Thalassarche impavida)

Worrying declines for world’s seabirds

The status of the world’s seabirds has deteriorated rapidly over recent decades and several species and populations are now perilously close to extinction, according to a new review by BirdLife International, a partner of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Across the globe, commercial fisheries pose the most serious threat to seabirds. …  

09 Mar 2012 | News story

Campbell Island Albatross (Thalassarche impavida)

La population mondiale d’oiseaux de mer en déclin préoccupant

En l’espace de quelques décennies, l’état des populations mondiales d’oiseaux de mer s’est rapidement détérioré. Plusieurs espèces et populations sont aujourd’hui dangereusement proches de l’extinction, selon une nouvelle étude réalisée par BirdLife International, une organisation partenaire de la Liste Rouge des espèces menacées™ de l’UICN. Dans toutes les régions du monde, la pêche commerciale représente la menace la plus sérieuse pour les oiseaux de mer. …   | English | Spanish

09 Mar 2012 | International news release

National Conference on Mangroves Ecosystem in Pakistan: Sharing of Experience with Policy Makers

A national conference titled: National Conference on Mangroves Ecosystem in Pakistan: Sharing of Experience with Policy Makers was organised by the Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) from March 8-9, 2012 at Hotel Pearl Continental at Karachi. This conference was first of its kind in Pakistan which specifically focused on the mangroves ecosystem of Pakistan. …  

09 Mar 2012 | News story

Participants à l'atelier GIRE sur le bassin du Sourou

Un nouveau pas vers la gestion concertée des ressources en eau du Bassin du Sourou entre le Burkina Faso et le Mali

La première rencontre de la commission conjointe Burkina Faso-République du Mali pour faciliter la mise en œuvre de la Gestion Integrée des Ressources en Eau (GIRE) dans le Bassin du Sourou a permis d’amender et valider de façon consensuelle les projets de textes organiques de deux cadres de concertation. …  

09 Mar 2012 | Article
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Large-tailed Nightjar

Duck-hunting reserve of the Maharajas

Keoladeo National Park, India, World Heritage Site …  

09 Mar 2012 | Fact sheet

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IUCN defines its marine and polar programme

  IUCN marine experts and those from partner organizations converged in Zanzibar from 5 to 9 March, 2012  to develop the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme (GMPP) for 2013 – 2016 and a new Coastal and Marine Programme for IUCN in the Eastern and Southern African Region (ESARO). …  

09 Mar 2012 | News story
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Cambodia

Forum mondial de l’eau: la nature sur le devant de la scène

Les « infrastructures » naturelles, telles que les bassins hydrographiques, les forêts, les lacs et les zones humides, jouent un rôle central pour répondre aux besoins actuels en eau et doivent faire partie du portefeuille de gestion de l’eau de chacun des pays, dit l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) au Forum mondial de l’eau qui commence lundi le 12 mars à Marseille. …   | English | Spanish

09 Mar 2012 | IUCN statement

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IUCN Vietnam: new finance and administration assistant on board

Ms. Nguyen Thu Trang has joined IUCN as the Finance & Administration Assistant for IUCN VN based in project office in Ho Chi Minh City with effect from 01 March 2012. Before joining IUCN, she worked as Finance cum Admin Staff for the Family Medical Project, Institute for Health, Environment & Development and responsible for managing students of Hospital Management class for Thang Long University. Trang obtained the Master Degree of Business and Administration of MBA program organized between the University of National University in Hanoi and Benedictine University in U.S.A in 2011. With the current position at IUCN Vietnam, she will mainly work for BCR Project.
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09 Mar 2012 | Article
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Seals in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, World Heritage Site

Protected Areas Awareness Campaign

Protected areas provide great opportunities for connecting people with nature and stimulating their interest in conservation. However, communication programmes have not always been effective. The IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN WCPA) and the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (IUCN CEC) are now joining forces with protected areas agencies and marketing experts in order to improve the way in which the values of protected areas are communicated. The idea is to develop a global awareness campaign, reaching out to new audiences, stimulating interest in those that have not yet experienced protected areas, or who are not aware of their value, but whose opinion and actions will be crucial to the future of conservation. …  

09 Mar 2012 | News story
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