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IUCN’s impact on global conservation

L’impact de l’UICN sur la conservation mondiale

Alors que les préparatifs vont bon train en prévision du Congrès mondial de la nature 2012, analysons un instant la portée internationale de ces rassemblements sur la conservation de la nature. …   | English | Spanish

01 Apr 2012 | News story

Andrej Sovinc, IUCN WCPA Regional Chair for Europe

Andrej Sovinc: Ad-Interim Chair for WCPA Europe

Andrej Sovinc from Slovenia has agreed to take on the role, subject to approval from Council.  …  

26 Mar 2012 | News story
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Professor Mohamed Kassas

IUCN mourns loss of former President Professor Mohamed Kassas

IUCN is profoundly saddened by the loss of Professor Mohamed Kassas, Professor Emeritus of Botany at the University of Cairo and former President of IUCN, who passed away yesterday in Cairo. …  

22 Mar 2012 | News story

El Hierro, Canary Islands

Islands and coasts high on the EU maritime agenda

The European Commission has just adopted its programme on an Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP). The programme proposes 20 actions for a total amount of 40 million euros to support the sustainable use of the seas and oceans, and the expansion of scientific knowledge, recognizing the role of the coastal, insular and outermost regions of the EU. …  

21 Mar 2012 | News story

Common Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

Spring flowers in bloom

Spring is in the air - flowers are beginning to bloom, snow is melting, plants are turning green, and Easter is around the corner. While many people are concerned with what floral arrangement to put on the dinner table, very few are aware that many European wild flowers are threatened with extinction, according to the European Red List of Vascular Plants, a project carried out by IUCN, financed by the European Commission. …  

19 Mar 2012 | News story

El Hierro, Canary Islands

EU overseas example to us all, says European Commission

The European Commission has published a video-presentation on EU action to support its Outermost Regions (ORs): Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Reunion Island, Saint-Martin, Madeira, the Azores and the Canary Islands. …  

19 Mar 2012 | News story

Zona restaurada de la Cantera de HOLCIM en Torredonjimeno (Jaén)

Nueva vida para la cantera de la fábrica de cemento en Jamilena (Jaén)

La restauración de la antigua cantera de la fábrica de cemento de Holcim en el municipio de Torredonjimeno (Jaén) ha permitido recuperar más de 400.000 m2 de uso recreativo para los vecinos de la comarca, con un área ambiental, una zona deportiva y un nuevo Museo de la Minería y la Biodiversidad. En la restauración de la cantera se ha contado con la colaboración de la Unión Internacional de Conservación de la Naturaleza (IUCN) que ha ayudado a definir el plan técnico de restauración. …  

19 Mar 2012 | News story

Laos

Water - but not as we know it, says 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 | 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

2012 World Conservation Congress logo

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

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