Sur le terrain

Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings crawling towards the sea at Rushikulya, Orissa, India in April 2009.

Mind the turtles!

Through its engagement in the Dharma Port project in eastern India, IUCN is promoting corporate environmental responsibility and helping protect one of the most abundant, but smallest species of sea turtle – the olive ridleys. …  

31 Mar 2010 | News story

Red Sea, White Coral?

Comment conserver les récifs de la Mer Rouge haut en couleur

La Mer Rouge héberge l’un des systèmes de récifs de coraux les plus riches qui comme presque tous les autres récifs au monde, subit les effets du changement climatique. Le blanchiment des coraux menace non seulement les récifs, mais aussi le tourisme et les pêcheries qui en dépendent. …   | English

01 Apr 2010 | News story

Miyun, China

Nokia: connecting people with water

Nokia and IUCN China have joined forces to improve local knowledge of watershed management in Miyun County - an area that Beijing relies on for its water supply. …  

29 Mar 2010 | News story

Harrie Hendrickx (Unilever, The Netherlands) visiting a family involved in collecting Allanblackia seeds in Western Province in Ghana

Million-dollar boost to the people and biodiversity of West Africa

An IUCN initiative that works to improve the livelihoods of people in West Africa has received a major boost in the form of a CHF 1.9 million grant from Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

Kruger National Park

The hidden value of watersheds

Protecting watersheds provides many of the world’s large cities with freshwater – and saves billions of dollars. This is the result of a compilation of case studies published by IUCN. …  

29 Mar 2010 | News story