2007

Participants of the International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change

International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change in Iceland

Members of the Commission on Environmental Law  (CEL) participated in the International Forum on Soil, Society and Global Change at Selfoss in Iceland on 31 August-4 September 2007. …  

17 Sep 2007 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

IUCN Memorandum of Understanding with Pacific Regional Environment Programme

IUCN has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Under the agreement, IUCN and SPREP undertake to collaborate closely on a range of issues, and to develop a joint workplan each year. …  

12 Sep 2007 | News story

More species threatened - 2007 IUCN Red List

The 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is today being released, updating global understanding of the conservation status of the world’s plants and animals. There are now 41,415 species on the IUCN Red List and the number of species threatened with extinction has risen by 188 since last year. …  

11 Sep 2007 | News story

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Description: The Fund considers proposals involving government-managed lands, sites and programs. As with all proposals receiving Fund support, however, the project must have broad community/constituency support and be based on legitimate scientific and conservation principals. When reviewing such proposals, the Board will be interested in government-supplied matching funds. …  

10 Sep 2007 | News story

Australia River Symposium: Launch of the Global Environmental Flows Network

The Global Environmental Flows Network was officially launched during the 10th International River Symposium Conference in Brisbane, Australia. ‘Environmental Flows’ refers to water provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to maintain ecosystems, and their benefits where there is competing use and demand   …  

06 Sep 2007 | News story

IUCN

The situation analysis for the Caribbean region is now available

The final deadline for proposals for the World Conservation Forum has been extended by one month until 31 October 2007. …  

06 Sep 2007 | News story

Handbook of European freshwater fishes

New Handbook of European Freshwater Fish

A new book 'Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes' by Maurice Kottelat and Jörg Freyhof has been compiled with the strong support of the Freshwater Biodiversity Unit of the Species Programme. …  

05 Sep 2007 | News story

IUCN World Conservation Congress

WCC: Key dates for contributions extended

The final deadline for proposals for the World Conservation Forum has been extended by one month until 31 October 2007. …  

04 Sep 2007 | News story

Promoting Water Security in the Pacific

Managing and protecting freshwater resources is of vital importance for the Pacific region’s health and wealth. …  

27 Aug 2007 | News story

Thunus obesus or Bigeye tuna

Self-assessment of Regional Fisheries Management Organisations: are they on track?

Though Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) and their members face conflicting pressures, if they do not take steps now to better manage fish stocks, these resources will continue to decline to the detriment of the ocean’s wellbeing, food security and human health. IUCN believes that all RFMOs should conduct self-assessments this year or next and include a review of how each RFMO accepts scientific advice and incorporates that advice into its conservation and management measures. …  

21 Aug 2007 | News story


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