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Photo de famille réunion de planification du Programme Forêts du PACO
Kribi-Cameroun

Le Programme Forêt s'organise et se structure Progressivement

Du 2 au 4 mars 2009 à Kribi au Cameroun, tout le personnel du Programme de Conservation des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale s’est réuni pour échanger sur les activités en cours (forces, faiblesses, menaces, opportunités) dudit Programme, pour mieux se connaître, se comprendre, partager la même vision et mieux communiquer. …  

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Yellow Presba (Syncordulia gracilis) 2008 IUCN Red List status: Vulnerable

Invasive species put dragonfly in the shade

The Yellow Presba is a rare dragonfly from the fast flowing mountain rivers of southern Africa. Its conservation status is Vulnerable on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ because of the spread of introduced trees throughout its native habitat. …  

09 Mar 2009 | News story

Earth Hour

Countdown to Earth Hour

IUCN is encouraging people across the world to switch off their lights for Earth Hour on March 28. …  

05 Mar 2009 | News story

Olive Ridley Turtle

Balancing act for turtles

Can a balance be found between the environment and development? That was the question discussed at a meeting to work out how the Dhamra Port project in Orissa, India, can go ahead without harming the Olive Ridley turtle population. …  

05 Mar 2009 | News story

European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 2008 IUCN Red List status: Near Threatened

Rabbits at risk in home range

In some parts of the world they thrive, to the extent they are regarded as pests, yet in their native range on the Iberian Peninsula rabbits are Near Threatened with extinction, according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Their decreasing numbers have also had alarming impacts on the Critically Endangered Iberian Lynx and the Spanish Imperial Eagle.  …  

03 Mar 2009 | News story

Les Murs de l’Arche

Delete? French artist offers to work with IUCN to save species

French wildlife artist Thierry Bisch is developing a project with IUCN to deliver a powerful message about the need to protect threatened species. …  

02 Mar 2009 | News story

Logging truck, Liberia

Le Libéria rejoint la famille de l’UICN

Le gouvernement de la République du Libéria a annoncé officiellement sa décision d’adhérer à l’UICN, devenant ainsi le 87e Etat membre du réseau environnemental le plus grand et le plus ancien du monde. …   | English | Spanish

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Knowing the wealth of water to the energy industry - lessons from IUCN

In a world where each unit of energy is becoming increasingly water intensive, many countries are already facing severe water scarcity. This short IUCN opinion piece explores the links between energy and water systems from an environmental perspective.  …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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IUCN EFlowNet booth at the International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocations (IEWA) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Seeking ways forward to balancing competing water needs

Environmental flows refer to water provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to maintain ecosystems and the benefits they provide to people. As part of IUCN’s work on promoting awareness and implementing environmental flows, the IUCN Water Programme is supporting the International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocations (IEWA) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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16 nouveaux Membres admis

Lors de son 72ème meeting qui s’est tenu du 2 au 4 février au Siège de l’UICN, le Conseil de l’UICN a admis 16 nouveaux Membres.  | English | Spanish

25 Feb 2009 | News story

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