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Rhino horns

Innovative approaches to tackling wildlife crime on the frontlines

Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg 26-28 February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs. …  

26 Feb 2015 | News story

African landscape

Blog: A picture is worth a thousand words. So how much is a video worth?

That question came to mind when I watched the video of our WISE-UP project, recently broadcast on Deutsche Welle TV. It shows what the project does, no, it brings to life what the project does…in just over 6 minutes. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

IUCN Congress 2016 fundraising campaign kicks off with appointment of Partnerships Coordinator

IUCN extends a warm ‘Aloha’ to Mark McGuffie as he takes on his new role of Partnerships Coordinator for the next IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaiʻi in September 2016. …  

23 Feb 2015 | News story

Dr. Earle visiting the local school on Ascension Island

Mounting pressure for marine protection

IUCN has teamed up with a coalition of leading marine conservation organisations to urge the British Government to safeguard the maritime zones of the UK’s overseas territories by creating three of the largest marine protected areas (MPAs) in the world. …  

20 Feb 2015 | News story

Kande,Malawi - Fishermen returning from fishing rest at Malawi lake shores

Building bridges for better water management: IUCN project expands to Africa

BRIDGE stands for ‘Building River Dialogue and Governance’ and is an IUCN project which has been implemented since 2011 in nine transboundary basins. Recently, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported the addition of five new river basins for BRIDGE work in Africa.  …  

18 Feb 2015 | News story

Elephants in Chobe National Park, Botswana

EU initiative to counteract African wildlife crisis

African wildlife is facing an unprecedented crisis. Currently, about 5,000 African flora and fauna species, which represents 27% of all species assessed on the continent, are listed on the IUCN Red List threatened with extinction. The main threats to African wildlife are weak governance, poaching and wildlife trafficking, and the loss of habitats through land conversion and climate change. In addition, wild species are used unsustainably for purposes such as firewood and bushmeat. …  

17 Feb 2015 | News story

Logo Fondation Mava

53 projets passent à la 2ème phase du Programme des Petites initiatives pour les Organisations de la Société Civile d’Afrique du Nord

L’appel à projet lancé par le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN (UICN-Med) dans le cadre du Programme de Petites Initiatives pour les Organisations de la Société Civile d’Afrique du Nord (PPI-OSCAN) a reçu 248 projets émanant d’associations algériennes (55 propositions), libyennes (10 propositions), marocaines (78 propositions) et tunisiennes (105 propositions). …   | English

10 Feb 2015 | News story

Bonaire kid

Over €6 million boost for nature conservation in European Overseas Countries and Territories

There’s good news for biodiversity conservation in the millions of square kilometres of land and ocean that make up European Union (EU) Overseas Countries and Territories with the launch of a grants fund of over €6 million to be coordinated by IUCN.  …  

10 Feb 2015 | News story

12A-043-051, SOS Save Our Species, EWT,  schooling  sandfish into translocatio nets Gustav Klotz n John Lucas

A Successful Endangered Clanwilliam Sandfish Translocation in the Biedouw River, South Africa

In November 2014, SOS grantee Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) completed the second ever translocation of a highly threatened indigenous fish species for conservation purposes in South Africa.   …  

06 Feb 2015 | News story

IUCN Director General Inger Andersen with French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy,Ségolène Royal

Une priorité croissante : les solutions au défi climatique basées sur la nature

Du 3 au 5 février 2015, La Directrice Générale de l’UICN, Inger Andersen, a rencontré ses homologues du partenariat France-UICN, ainsi que l’Envoyé Spécial du Président de la République pour la Protection de la Planète, Nicolas Hulot. …   | English

06 Feb 2015 | News story

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