Communiqués de presse

Partnerships from five nations receive “2007 Seed Awards” for innovation in local sustainable development

Seed Awards recognize, support and encourage the delivery of innovative, local, partnership-based solutions to global challenges of environmental stewardship and poverty eradication …  

30 May 2007 | International news release

Mustela lutreola

One in six European mammals threatened with extinction shows new IUCN assessment

The first assessment of all European mammals, commissioned by the European Commission and carried out by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), shows that nearly one in every six mammal species is now threatened with extinction. …  

22 May 2007 | International news release

IUCN and Star Alliance to connect the earth with the air

The Star Alliance of airlines, the World Conservation Union (IUCN), UNESCO-MAB and Ramsar launch Biosphere Connections to raise awareness of nature and biodiversity – in the air and on the ground
(Star Alliance and IUCN) …  

14 May 2007 | International news release

Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park-Spain

Creating a common language for protected areas

IUCN paves the way for a common understanding of the world’s natural gems …  

11 May 2007 | International news release

Oil spill in Lebanon

“The oil spill” – How the Lebanese environment was affected by the war

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) and partners launch documentary of the Lebanon oil spill and its impact on the environment …  

26 Apr 2007 | International news release

Fish and seagrass, Menorca, Spain

Land reform for the seas

Berlin conference on marine protected areas in European waters and high seas calls for better management of the world's oceans …  

20 Apr 2007 | International news release

Orange roughy haul with related by-catch

Protect the oceans to prevent commercial fisheries

Berlin conference on marine protected areas in European waters and high seas (18-20 April) will chart way forward for marine conservation …  

18 Apr 2007 | International news release

Crinoid

Marine Summit calls for dramatic increase in ocean protection

IUCN Marine Protected Area Summit issues strategy to counter escalating threats to the world’s oceans …  

13 Apr 2007 | International news release

GBR Bleaching

Protecting oceans and coasts will help millions of people survive climate change

IUCN Marine Protected Area Summit in Washington, DC opens today with call for better protection of our seas to counter climate change and other threats to the marine environment …  

10 Apr 2007 | International news release

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Water markets can overcome the global water crisis

Water pricing needs to reflect contribution of natural ecosystems to water quality and quantity, says a new publication by the World Conservation Union …  

22 Mar 2007 | International news release