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Professor Thaman delivers his speech after receiving his award.

IUCN honours Professor Randolph Thaman

In recognition of his outstanding services to the conservation of nature and natural resources, Professor Randolph Robert Thaman of the University of the South Pacific was awarded an Honorary Membership of IUCN Award by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature at the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea. …  

24 Sep 2012 | News story
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Zhang Xinsheng

Le nouveau Président de l’UICN est élu

Mr Zhang Xinsheng, de Chine, est le nouveau Président de l’UICN. Il a été élu aujourd’hui au Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

12 Sep 2012 | News story

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L’UICN accueille 48 nouveaux Membres

Le 5 septembre 2012, le Conseil de l’UICN, lors de sa 79e session, qui s'est tenue au Congrès mondial de la nature de l'UICN à Jeju, République de Corée, a admis 48 nouveaux Membres. …   | English | Spanish

06 Sep 2012 | News story

Village in Talise, Vanuatu

Vanuatu adhère à l’UICN

Le gouvernement de la République de Vanuatu a annoncé officiellement sa décision de rejoindre l’UICN en adhérant à ses Statuts. Le Ministère du territoire et des ressources naturelles a été désigné par le gouvernement de la République de Vanuatu comme point de contact avec le Secrétariat de l‘UICN. …   | English | Spanish

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Hot springs in Yellowstone National Park, USA

Australia to host IUCN World Parks Congress in 2014

A landmark global forum on parks and protected areas is to be hosted in Australia in November 2014. The IUCN World Parks Congress takes place only once every 10 years, and is the world’s most influential gathering of people involved in protected area management. 

19 Jun 2012 | News story

The leaders who shaped the new Green Growth Leadership Coalition.

Pacific Leadership “fono” form green growth coalition

A group of senior Pacific figures met for three days at the Inter Continental Fiji Resort, in Natadola, on 29th May to 1st June, to shape a new Green Growth Leadership Coalition to help address some of the key development challenges facing the Pacific Island Region.  …  

06 Jun 2012 | News story

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Hon. Gordon Lilo addresses the forum.

Solomon Islands Prime Minister champions species conservation

Honorable Gordon Darcy Lilo, the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands recently accepted the challenge to take on the role as champion for conservation of species and biodiversity at a regional and international level on the request of the the Pacific Islands Species Forum in Honiara, Solomon Islands. …  

10 May 2012 | News story

Mr. Jope Davetanivalu, Director, Fiji Department of Environment. Governments were also represented at the forum.

Forum calls on Pacific people to value all species

“Pacific Islanders must make every effort to understand and value the various species of plants and animals and natural environments that make up our island homes”. This is the call from the scientists, local to global experts and conservation practitioners who gathered at the inaugural Pacific Islands Species Forum last week in Honiara, Solomon Islands.  …  

02 May 2012 | News story

The newly discovered plant

Most Pacific species still unknown

The Pacific is blessed with amazing ecosystems and species diversity, but scientists say that there is still not enough known about species from this region to adequately inform conservation efforts for them.  …  

27 Apr 2012 | News story

Invasive predator snail (Euglandina rosea) feeding on an endemic snail species in French Polynesia

Another kind of threat for island biodiversity

Invasive alien species (IAS) are a global concern as they threaten biodiversity, health, food security, tourism and trade. Island ecosystems are most vulnerable to the impacts of IAS. Scientists say that 50%-67% of extinctions of terrestrial species on islands have been caused by the impacts of IAS.  …  

27 Apr 2012 | News story

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