Écosystèmes

Wood yard, Nam Dinh Forest Products Joint Stock Company, Vietnam

Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Children in Yemen walking for long distances to get water. Waqf Fund can provide sustainable funding for water projects in the region.

Putting a price tag on nature’s services – new book

Cutting-edge science and striking photography are combined in a new book about ecosystem services, biodiversity and human well-being. …  

09 Nov 2009 | News story

Africa Ministerial Council on Water

IUCN at Africa Water Week

Mainstreaming climate change in integrated water resources management will be a key topic at the 2nd Africa Water Week in Johannesburg, 9-13 November. …  

06 Nov 2009 | News story

Nauru Coat of Arms

L’UICN accueille Nauru, nouvel Etat Membre de l’Union

Le gouvernement de la République de Nauru a officiellement annoncé sa décision de rejoindre l’UICN et d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN, devenant ainsi le 80ème Etat Membre du plus vaste et du plus ancien réseau mondial de protection de l’environnement. Le ministère du Commerce, de l’Industrie et de l’Environnement a été désigné par le gouvernement de la République de Nauru comme organe de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

02 Nov 2009 | News story

IUCN Water Programme

Water: Centre of Climate Change

The UNFCCC’s Climate Change Talks in Barcelona are the last stop before the key COP15 conference held in Copenhagen in December, where a post-2012 climate change agreement should be agreed upon. …  

30 Oct 2009 | News story

Jatropha curcas, Mali

Experts finalise guidelines for biofuels and invasives

On 5-6 October 2009, IUCN hosted a 2nd workshop in Nairobi, Kenya to test the draft guidelines on biofuels and invasive species, thanks to funding from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. …  

26 Oct 2009 | News story

Balkila Watershed and Gopeshwar town

Local Partners Champion Water and Climate Resilience in the Himalayas

“There is a water shortage in our district, what can we do?” asked Sri Chandi Prasad Bhatt, a pioneering and award winning environmental activist from the Himalayas, when meeting a delegation from IUCN in Gopeshwar, India …  

07 Oct 2009 | News story

Forest fire in Niokolo-Koba National Park, Senegal

Forests, people and climate change: the REDD solution

Major reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions are necessary if we are to avoid disastrous climate change. Given that deforestation and forest degradation account for up to 17% of man-made global greenhouse gas emissions, conservation and sustainable management of forests is a good place to start. …  

01 Oct 2009 | News story

Hawaiian hibiscus

Pacific Islands Come Together to Protect Marine Resources

Last week two of the world’s largest Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) announced a historic alliance to enhance the management and protection of almost 300,000 square miles of marine habitat in the Pacific Ocean.   …  

28 Sep 2009 | News story

Doum palm material stacks in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria.

Assurer un avenir meilleur pour les terres arides

Comment pouvons-nous assurer un développement durable dans les zones arides, où beaucoup des personnes les plus pauvres au monde vivent? C’est le défi auquel sont confrontés les décideurs, qui se rassemblent cette semaine dans la capitale de l’Argentine, Buenos Aires à l’occasion d’une réunion de l’ONU pour lutter contre la désertification, au cours de laquelle l’IUCN proposera un plan d’action. …   | English | Spanish

23 Sep 2009 | News story

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