Communiqués de presse

Making sustainable development happen: SEED announces its 2008 Award Winners

Five highly resourceful and innovative local entrepreneurial partnerships which can contribute to the Millennium Development Goals were today celebrated as the SEED Initiative announced its 2008 SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development. …  

21 Aug 2008 | International news release

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Les baleines à bosse sont en voie de récupération, d’après la liste rouge de l’UICN

Certains grands cétacés, dont la baleine à bosse, sont moins menacés d’extinction à l’heure actuelle, d’après la mise à jour 2008 de la Liste rouge UICN des cétacés. En revanche, la plupart des petits cétacés côtiers et d’eau douce se rapprochent davantage de l’extinction. …   | English | Spanish

12 Aug 2008 | International news release

Logo of 2008 Reuters IUCN Media Awards

Nomination des lauréats des prix régionaux Reuters-UICN d'excellence en journalisme environnemental

La Fondation Reuters et l’UICN, l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature annoncent aujourd’hui le nom des lauréats régionaux de l’édition 2008 des Prix Reuters-UICN d’excellence en journalisme environnemental qui entreront en lice pour le prix global, d’un montant de 5000 US$. …   | English | Spanish

07 Aug 2008 | International news release

Javan Gibbon, Hylobates moloch, Endangered, Indonesia.

La menace d’extinction s’intensifie sur les espèces les plus proches de l’homme

Les espèces les plus proches de l’homme – les singes, les grands singes et autres primates du monde – sont en train de disparaître. Certaines sont littéralement dévorées jusqu’à l’extinction. …   | English | Spanish | Chinese

03 Aug 2008 | International news release

Sea urchin in sea grass

Seagrass meadows in “hot water” – IUCN

Seagrass meadows are essential to commercial species such as prawns …   | Spanish

25 Jul 2008 | International news release

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

28 EU overseas entities join forces for the first time to counter climate change - IUCN

For the first time the EU’s overseas entities have come together at a meeting in Reunion Island, calling for action on climate change impacts to help preserve nature, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) at the Reunion Conference on Climate Change and Biodiversity in EU Overseas Entities (7-11 July). …  

11 Jul 2008 | International news release

Coral Reef, Bali, Indonesia

One Third of Reef-Building Corals Face Extinction

One third of reef-building corals around the world are threatened with extinction, according to the first-ever comprehensive global assessment to determine their conservation status. The study findings were published today by Science Express. …  

10 Jul 2008 | International news release

Clown fish in Moorea, French Polynesia

Small Island States call for greater regional cooperation – IUCN

A new report from IUCN shows that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) want to see better regional cooperation in the fight to counter the impacts of climate change. …  

10 Jul 2008 | International news release

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

Eight new natural wonders for the World Heritage List

Eight new natural sites have been added to the World Heritage List, following IUCN’s recommendations.The new sites include the Socotra Archipelago in Yemen, Canada’s Joggins Fossil Cliffs, the French Lagoons of New Caledonia, Saryarka in Northern Kazakhstan, Mount Sanqingshan National Park in China, Surtsey in Iceland, the Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico.
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08 Jul 2008 | International news release

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

EU overseas entities in deep water – IUCN and ONERC

The European Union’s overseas entities are especially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. But a new report from IUCN and the French Observatory for the Impacts of Global Warming (ONERC) shows for the first time that their weakness in the face of climate change could work to their advantage, if the EU is ready to invest. …  

07 Jul 2008 | International news release