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El premio reconoce la gestión ambiental, la protección, uso sostenible de los recursos naturales y ecosistemas estratégicos en el Chocó.

Organización Miembro de UICN, Fundación MarViva, recibe medalla al mérito ambiental en Colombia

La Fundación MarViva, Miembro de la UICN, recibió de la Corporación Autónoma Regional para el Desarrollo Sostenible del Chocó – CODECHOCÓ, la Medalla al Mérito Ambiental. Esta distinción se efectuó en el marco del evento de lanzamiento de la nueva Área Marina Protegida “ Distrito Regional de Manejo Integrado Golfo de Tribugá – Cabo Corrientes”, llevado a cabo en Nuquí – Chocó el pasado 12 de marzo de 2015. CODECHOCÓ destacó el compromiso de MarViva con la gestión ambiental del Departamento del Chocó y la preservación de los ecosistemas marinos del Golfo de Tribugá – Cabo Corrientes.  …  

24 Mar 2015 | News story

Aletsch glacier, Switzerland

Switzerland’s commitment to World Heritage gets strong

A ceremony was held by the Swiss Commission for UNESCO on March 23 to celebrate the signing of the Swiss Charter on World Heritage. Designed as a voluntary instrument of commitment, the charter aims to strengthen World Heritage in Switzerland and promote its values. …  

24 Mar 2015 | News story

Ainsi, la ZMPV participe en droit de la Mer à la protection d'un site dont la conservation mobilise des outils juridiques de nature variée.

The Pelagos sanctuary deserves more

Mediterranean associations call on French, Italian governments and the Principality of Monaco "the Pelagos sanctuary deserves more" An appeal on behalf of the Mediterranean’s most extensive protected area, covering 4% of the entire basin and home to the fin whale, the sperm whale and dolphins,the Pelagos sanctuary.   …   | French | Spanish

24 Mar 2015 | News story

Watering a school vegetable garden on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. IUCN and partners are promoting water education so that future generations can benefit from development based on sustainable and equitable use of water.

Water is nature, water is everything

Every year on 22 March, the international community celebrates World Water Day, a day to draw global attention to the water challenge and renew commitments to safeguard the planet’s most vital resource. …  

22 Mar 2015 | News story

Forests in the Gulf of Guinea, Africa

World on track to meet ambitious forest restoration goal

Bonn, Germany, 21 March, 2015 – New restoration initiatives were announced today by Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa at the second international Bonn Challenge conference on forest landscape restoration taking place in Germany. With these announcements, a total of 59.2 million hectares have now been contributed to the Bonn Challenge – a global movement to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land by 2020. …  

21 Mar 2015 | News story

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