2012

The White-necked Picathartes, a spiritual emblem for some peoples in Sierra Leone, lives in a dwindling forest habitat.

Guarding Sierra Leone’s Forests with Education

This update on recent communication and education initiatives to preven deforestation of the Upper Guinean Forest region in Sierra Leone come from the Environmental Foundation for Africa, headed by CEC member Tommy Garnett. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Sustainability and environmental challenges at the heart of the EU with the Intergroup

With 31 events organised in 2011 and the support of the four main political groups in the European Parliament (EP), the Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” is the most active and influential Intergroup in the EP. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story
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Wildscreen's Creative Climate Change Challenge

Body pop for polar bears! IUCN Member launches 'Creative Climate Change Challenge' for young people

Wildlife charity Wildscreen, an IUCN Member, has launched a creative communications competition to raise awareness amongst young people about animals and plants affected by climate change. …  

22 Feb 2012 | News story

King Penguin

L’UICN accueille 33 nouveaux Membres

Le 15 fevrier 2012, le Conseil de l’UICN, lors de sa 78e session, a admis 33 nouveaux Membres et reconnu officiellement le Comité national des Membres de l’UICN du Brésil. …   | English | Spanish

22 Feb 2012 | News story

Black-tailed Godwits (Limosa limosa)

EU experts on IPBES thematic content

Over 80 experts, including those from the IUCN Secretariat and several IUCN Members, recently gathered for a workshop of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS) to discuss the proposed work programme of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). It was an opportunity to identify numerous ways for IPBES to collaborate with existing mechanisms so that its first activities are timely and effective. The workshop outcome is now available.  …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

Wadi El Gemal National Park Field Guide

Wadi El Gemal National Park Field Guide

Coral Reef and Climate Change Junior Ranger Program - Wadi El Gemal National Park Field Guide …  

21 Feb 2012 | Downloads - document
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IUCN National Committee United Kingdom

UK Protected Areas – Natural Solutions Conference

The IUCN National Committee in the UK is organizing a conference on protected areas on 26 April 2012 near Preston, Lancashire. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story
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ECNC

How to help business become greener?

The impact of the private sector on biodiversity can be very detrimental, therefore a number of initiatives have already been developed to help businesses become greener and now a comprehensive European accreditation scheme for companies is being discussed. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

IUCN helps UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN helps UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi January 2012 to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

IUCN Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Turning the red carpet green

IUCN has the honour this week of welcoming its new Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden to the organisation’s headquarters, accompanied by IUCN Goodwill Ambassador Mattias Klum. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story