Nouvelles et évènements du PACO

Pygmy Rabbit

Year of the Rabbit – species hopping out of view?

Celebrations begin on Thursday 3 February 2011 to mark the Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Rabbit. However, as we enter this new cycle in the Chinese zodiac, conservationists are warning that, in spite of their reputation as prolific breeders, nearly one in four rabbits, hares and pikas - from the order known as lagomorphs - are classified as Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

03 Feb 2011 | News story

Gorilla in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Rwanda – Restaurer la nature pour assurer la prospérité future

Les plans du gouvernement rwandais pour restaurer les milieux forestiers détruits et promouvoir le développement national sont la preuve d’un réel engagement politique visant à répondre à la dégradation des écosystèmes et à remédier à ses impacts sur les populations rurales pauvres, dit l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature). L’UICN appelle instamment les autres pays à tenir compte du potentiel que représentent des forêts saines pour une croissance économique durable. …   | English

02 Feb 2011 | International news release

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention

IUCN congratulates the Ramsar Convention on its 40th anniversary

Video message of IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention …  

02 Feb 2011 | News story

Wetlands of Viet Nam

World Wetlands Day – Healthy forests, healthy wetlands

Wetlands, such as mangroves, peat forests and freshwater swamp forests, are home to a wealth of biodiversity. To mark this year’s World Wetlands Day on Wednesday 2 February, IUCN is highlighting the role and importance of forests in wetlands, of particular poignancy as 2011 is the International Year of Forests. …  

01 Feb 2011 | News story

Groundwater dependant ecosystems support livelihoods in Vietnam

World Wetlands Day – Healthy forests, healthy wetlands

Background: Wetlands, such as mangroves, peat forests and freshwater swamp forests, are home to a wealth of biodiversity. To mark this year’s World Wetlands Day on Wednesday 2 February, IUCN is highlighting the role and importance of forests in wetlands, of particular poignancy as 2011 is the International Year of Forests. This year’s World Wetlands Day also marks the 40th Anniversary of the Ramsar Convention. Ramsar protected wetland sites cover an area of 186 million hectares, about the size of Mexico, the largest protected area network in the world. …  

31 Jan 2011 | Media advisory

Baka lors d'une séance de visualisation à Mambélé, cameroun

Pour une Egalité Femmes-Hommes dans la gestion participative des ressources naturelles en Afrique Centrale

Informer et  sensibilisier tous les intervenants du secteur forêt-environnement sur les bénéfices d’une prise en compte du Genre et du renforcement du pouvoir d’action des femmes dans la gestion des ressources forestières“ tel était l’objectif de  l’atelier d’information et de sensibilisation sur le genre et son intégration dans le plan de convergence de la COMIFAC qui a été organisé le 11 janvier 2011 dans  la salle de conférence du Monastère des Bénédictins Mont-Fébé à Yaoundé au Cameroun par la COMIFAC/PACEBco, la facilitation du Partenariat sur les Forêt du Bassin du Congo (PFBC) et la GIZ. …  

28 Jan 2011 | Fact sheet
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Children in Anggra-Arfak Mountains, West Papua

Forests and poverty: the latest thinking

Gill Shepherd, IUCN Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy Thematic Adviser on Poverty and Landscapes, speaks on the latest thinking on forests and poverty, drawing from lessons that have come out of IUCN's innovative 'Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy' (LLS). …  

27 Jan 2011 | Video

Communicating Forest Values

How to get a child to love a forest?

Childhood experiences in nature are on the wane. Cheryl Charles, Assistant Deputy Chair of IUCN CEC, discusses what this means for forests. …  

27 Jan 2011 | News story

Communicating Forest Values

Communicating Forest Values: Arborvitae Editorial

An introduction to the special issue of Arborvitae newsletter by Stewart Maginnis, Head of IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme and Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN’s Commission on Education and Communication.
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27 Jan 2011 | News story

Pygmy Rabbit

Year of the Rabbit – species hopping out of view?

Background: Celebrations begin on Thursday 3 February 2011 to mark the Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Rabbit. However, as we enter this new cycle in the Chinese zodiac, conservationists are warning that, in spite of their reputation as prolific breeders, nearly one in four rabbits, hares and pikas - from the order known as lagomorphs - are classified as Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

26 Jan 2011 | Media advisory

Une vue aérienne d'écosystèmes d'Afrique centrale et occidentale