South America

Taller "Metodologías para evaluar el estado de conservación de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata"

Analizaron metodologías para evaluar el estado de los peces de la Cuenca del Plata

Evaluaron los resultados obtenidos aplicando los criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN y del método MEGA, y la disponibilidad de información. …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Ilha Anchieta, Brasil

UICN abre nueva oficina en Brasil

El próximo dos de agosto se realizará el lanzamiento de la nueva oficina de la UICN, localizada en Brasilia. Entre las actividades más destacadas, están la realización de paneles de discusión y la firma de un Acuerdo con el Instituto Chico Mendes para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story
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Jornada de pesca en el Paraná, 1973

Analizarán el estado de amenaza de peces de interés comercial en la Cuenca del Plata

Especialistas de Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay y Uruguay, que vienen trabajando en un foro electrónico, analizarán en Buenos Aires el estado de especies de peces de interés pesquero en la cuenca. Aplicarán y compararán los resultados de dos metodologías, una ellas los criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN a nivel nacional y regional.
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03 Aug 2010 | News story

Autoridades gubernamentales de Ecuador, firman Memorando de Acuerdo para la Administración y otros servicios relacionados con el fondo Yasuní ITT

Se firma el Fideicomiso Yasuní ITT

Ayer se realizó la firma del Memorando de Acuerdo para la Administración y otros servicios relacionados con fondo Yasuní ITT. …  

03 Aug 2010 | News story

A Blue-and-yellow-macaw in the Bird Park of Iguaçu, Brazil

IUCN opens a new office in Brazil

IUCN has opened a new office in Brazil, to be located in the federal capital Brasilia. Establishing a permanent institutional presence in a country that offers great opportunities and challenges in the social and environmental fields was considered essential, and IUCN’s Brasilia office will address the need to effectively and efficiently implement the IUCN programme in South America. …  

02 Aug 2010 | News story

IUCN and ICMBio sign cooperation deal

IUCN expanding Red List in Brazil

IUCN and the Instituto Chico Mendes para conservação da biodiversidade (ICMBio) today signed an agreement to build the Brazilian Red List of Threatened Species.   …   | Spanish

28 Jul 2010 | News story

Mangrove resources in the Solomon Islands

Final push to the negotiations on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing

Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity are meeting in Montreal from 10 till 16 July to agree on the details of a new global legal agreement to regulate the provision and use of the world’s genetic resources. The results of these negotiations, to be presented to the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention to take place in Nagoya, Japan in October this year, will significantly improve the management of the genetic diversity of our planet contributing to the three objectives of the Convention and - ultimately - to human well-being. …   | Spanish

15 Jul 2010 | News story

Rio Tinto Utah Site Visit

IUCN and Rio Tinto sign an agreement

On July 12th, IUCN and Rio Tinto, a leading international mining group, will begin their collaboration to improve biodiversity and land use management in the company’s operations. …   | Spanish

12 Jul 2010 | News story

David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Biodiversity explorers embark on micro-documentary expedition

Can you recommend a great biodiversity project they should see and film? Contact the explorers! David Without Borders (David Sans Frontieres) is a quest by two young men to discover biodiversity efforts in 14 countries. From CEC member David Ainsworth of the Convention on Biological Diversity, a project supporter.  
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08 Jul 2010 | News story

Pseudocyphellaria dozyana. Especie reportada, pero apenas ahora se realiza el primer registro desde hace mas de 45 años.

CDF Galapagos Lichen Survey Leads to Wealth of New Discoveries

A Galápagos lichen survey conducted 16 June 2010 by an international scientific team of lichenologists, botanists, professors, graduate students, and naturalists taking part in a lichen workshop convened 14-18 June by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) uncovered a bounty of new findings: more than 60 species newly reported from Galápagos, and an estimated ten species new to science. …   | Spanish

05 Jul 2010 | News story


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