Communiqués de presse

Blue carbon

More recognition needed for Blue Carbon’s role in curbing climate change

The critical role of coastal ecosystem management in curbing climate change and the need to fully integrate it in climate change and biodiversity policies were the focus of the “Blue Carbon – Managing coastal ecosystems for climate change mitigation” symposium that  took place in the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Confirmed and inferred distribution

New IUCN Red List map browser: visualize and explore

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ website has a brand new feature designed to facilitate the exploration and visualization of species distribution ranges. …  

11 Jan 2012 | News story

IUCN-Med team - December 2011

UICN-Med 2012

Nos meilleurs voeux pour l'année prochaine  | English | Spanish

22 Dec 2011 | News story

Bonaire

EU islands and overseas territories: The key for successful climate change adaptation strategies and biodiversity policies

“Islands and overseas entities' strategic location and unique assets offer leadership opportunities for the European Union (EU) and its Member States in biodiversity conservation, climate change adaption, green economy, renewable energy and marine conservation,” argued Dominique Benzaken, IUCN at the  conference on Islands and Overseas Entities’ Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation and the Fight Against Climate Change. The event took place yesterday at the European Parliament. …  

21 Dec 2011 | News story

Ants

Forum IPBES: Un pour tous, tous pour un

Aimeriez-vous participer à la définition des objectifs de la Plateforme Intergouvernementale scientifique et politique sur la Biodiversité et les Services Ecosystémiques (IPBES) ? Vous souhaitez mettre vos connaissances et votre expertise à la disposition des gouvernements et des décideurs ? Nous vous proposons de participer au Forum de discussion des acteurs civils sur IPBES, un nouveau groupe de discussion public permettant d’échanger entre ceux qui veulent développer la mobilisation des scientifiques, des organisations de conservation, du secteur privé, des autres acteurs de la société civile. …   | English | Spanish

19 Dec 2011 | News story

Holcim

Cátedra Holcim: Retos ambientales del Desarrollo

Expertos reunidos en Sevilla debaten sobre la sostenibilidad ambiental en tiempos de crisis …  

16 Dec 2011 | News story

Green Economy

New study to help businesses address their impacts on nature

As the business community begins to embrace ecosystems and biodiversity as key components of commercial success, a ground-breaking report from the major study of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is being published by Earthscan today. …  

15 Dec 2011 | News story

The “Blue Carbon Policy Framework” outlines opportunities for including the conservation of coastal areas in climate change policies and financing processes.

Premier plan d’action pour la politique mondiale du carbone bleu

Le premier cadre d’orientation soulignant les activités nécessaires pour inclure les aires marines côtières, comme les mangroves, les marais cotidaux et les prairies sous-marines, dans le travail de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques a été présenté dans un rapport rédigé conjointement par l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) et Conservation International, deux des principaux membres de l’Initiative Carbone bleu. …   | English | Spanish

06 Dec 2011 | News story

Forest Nurseries in Lebanon by Navarrete Poyatos, M.A., Navarro Cerrillo, R., Palacios Rodríguez, G., Chnais, E. and Salman, H. (2011).

New guidelines for reforestation in Lebanon

An IUCN guide to the cultivation of 30 native tree species in Lebanon was launched on 30 November at the Lebanese University’s Department of Agronomy as part of a major reforestation effort in the country. …  

02 Dec 2011 | News story

Olivier Laroussinie, Agence française des Aires Marines Protégées et Antonio Troya, UICN-Med le 25 novembre 2011

New research for Mediterranean canyons and cetaceans

Conservation leading organisations join forces to improve field research on key marine habitats and species in the Mediterranean. …  

28 Nov 2011 | News story