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El financiamiento para áreas protegidas requiere asumir los costos de la prevención

El 11 de septiembre tuvo lugar el taller “Financiamiento de Áreas Protegidas: asumiendo los costos de la prevención”. El taller, que contó con la participación de representantes de diversos lugares del planeta, fue co-organizado por Ecojure, Fundación Patagonia Natural y el Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN. …  

16 Sep 2012 | News story
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Director de Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza recibe premio de la Comisión de Educación y Comunicación de la UICN.

Organización boliviana recibe premio en el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza

En el marco del Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza en Jeju (Corea del Sur) la Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza de Bolivia, fue distinguida por la Unión Mundial de la Naturaleza (UICN) a través de su Comisión de Educación y Comunicación (CEC) como bienechora de una educación para la conservación y le fue conferida la magnolia de plata por el mejor material de educación ambiental en español. …  

12 Sep 2012 | News story
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Zhang Xinsheng

IUCN’s new President elected

Mr Zhang Xinsheng of China is the new President of IUCN. He was elected today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. …   | French | Spanish

12 Sep 2012 | News story

Memorial Medal for David Attenborough

IUCN Congress recognises conservation greats

Today, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN awarded its two highest medals to outstanding individuals of the conservation world, and eleven other conservation greats were granted honorary membership of IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

11 Sep 2012 | News story
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Oscar Loayza

Empowering indigenous people in protected areas

Oscar Loayza 2012 - Bolivia …  

11 Sep 2012 | News story
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Calumma tarzan

The 100 most threatened species. Are they priceless or worthless?

Tarzan’s Chameleon, Spoon-billed Sandpiper and Pygmy Three-toed Sloth have all topped a new list of the species closest to extinction released today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature. …   | French | Spanish

11 Sep 2012 | News story
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A volcano in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

Stronger leadership needed to save world’s natural wonders

At the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is warning of the growing threats faced by many existing World Heritage sites and is calling for stronger measures to guarantee their future. …   | French | Spanish

11 Sep 2012 | News story
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Investment in carbon capture — lifeline to poor

Tens of thousands of people around the world are getting greater access to food because of a new investment fund. IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) supports the Livelihoods Fund, which allows companies to offset their carbon footprint by investing in ecosystem restoration programmes that deliver lasting community benefits, including increased food security. …   | French | Spanish

09 Sep 2012 | News story

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IUCN welcomes 48 new Members

On 5 September 2012, the 79th Meeting of the IUCN Council, meeting at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Republic of Korea, admitted 48 new Members to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

06 Sep 2012 | News story

Historias de Frontera, Programa Trinacional, WWF Colombia.

Conozca nuevas "Historias de Frontera"

Boletín informativo del Programa Trinancional de WWF Colombia …  

31 Aug 2012 | News story
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