April

Team work during the PES training needs assessment.

Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Hệ sinh thái: Đánh giá Nhu cầu đào tạo của Chính quyền địa phương

“Chi trả cho Dịch vụ Hệ sinh thái” (PES) là một khái niệm khá mới mẻ ở Việt Nam cũng như trên thế giới. Để hỗ trợ áp dụng PES trong bảo tồn đa dạng sinh học việc tập huấn về PES cho các cán bộ nhà nước có liên quan ở mọi cấp là cần thiết. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Incendio, Argentina

El desastre de los incendios en las islas: “la culpa no es del viento”

• Hay un enorme cambio de escala en la ganadería de islas, empujado por la expansión de los monocultivos de soja, dijo el director de PROTEGER. • La Justicia y los otros poderes del Estado deben reaccionar ante estos desafíos y avanzar -como con la Ley de Bosques, hacia un ordenamiento territorial ambiental aplicable a las actividades agropecuarias, reclamó.   …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

connect2earth

Ha Noi Connect2Earth Competition

Tell the world you care about our city. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Niño indígena ecuatoriano

Los pueblos indígenas y tradicionales y el cambio climático

Una delegación de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), encabezada por Gonzalo Oviedo, Asesor Mundial de Política Social de la organización, participa en el Foro Permanente sobre Asuntos Indígenas de las Naciones Unidas. Durante el evento, Oviedo intervino exponiendo, entre otros, los resultados de una investigación  que la UICN lanzó hace pocas semanas, denominada *Los pueblos indígenas y tradicionales y el cambio climático.  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

IUCN announces candidates for election at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona

On 7 September, 2007, the Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, wrote to all voting Members of IUCN inviting them to suggest names for consideration by Council for the positions of President, Treasurer and Chairs of IUCN’s Commissions and to submit nominations for Regional Councillors to the Election Officer. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Diploma awarded to IUCN SEE by the INP of Serbia

IUCN-SEE Received a „Diploma for Nature Conservation”

The close cooperation between IUCN -SEE and Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia awarded during the 60th anniversary of the Institute celebration. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Park Güell - Banc ondulat

Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

ABI (Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative) at the Southern Tip of South Africa.

New approaches make their way on the protected areas stage

Protected areas leaders met in Cape Town recently to discuss how to get the most out of the huge progress made since the landmark IUCN Worlds Park Congress in 2003. The challenges facing the successful management of protected areas call for innovative approaches and increased role of local communities, according to South Africa Minister for the Environment and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk.   …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Sarah Simons

International authority on invasive species appoints new executive director

The Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) has appointed Dr Sarah Simons as Executive Director. Dr Simons will lead the programme in its new location of Nairobi, Kenya.    …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Southern African Development Community Summit

Recognize role of environment in poverty reduction, IUCN urges Southern Africa

Food security, climate change and energy topped concerns at the recent Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit, but leaders failed to recognize the role of the environment in poverty reduction, according to IUCN. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story