May

Marine Protected Area, fish and coral at Nha Trang

IUCN tiếp tục hỗ trợ cho Việt Nam về Bảo tồn Đa dạng Sinh học

Việt Nam phối hợp với Tổ chức Bảo tồn Thiên nhiên Thế giới IUCN và các tổ chức môi trường quốc tế khác đã tổ chức kỷ niệm Ngày Đa dạng Sinh học Quốc tế năm nay vào ngày 22-23/5. …  

28 May 2008 | News story

"Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam" Workshop 25 May 2008

Việt Nam có thể bị ảnh hưởng xấu nhất bởi thay đổi khí hậu

Theo các đại biểu tham dự buổi Tọa đàm cấp cao về Thay đổi Khí hậu được tổ chức ngày 25/5 bởi IUCN thì Việt Nam sẽ là một trong những nước bị ảnh hưởng nhiều nhất bởi sự thay đổi khí hậu. Chỉ với mức tăng mực nước biển 1 m, thì khoảng trên 6% tổng diện tích tự nhiên của Việt Nam sẽ bị nhấn chìm dưới nước và khoảng trên 10 triệu người sẽ bị mất chỗ ở.huy@iucn.org.vn 

28 May 2008 | News story

Children in the Páramo in Ecuador.

The Ecuadorian National Water Secretariat is Created

Yesterday, the Ecuadorian government issued a decree for the "Reorganization of the National Council of Water Resources through the creation of the National Water Secretariat.” …  

28 May 2008 | News story

Wild appetite

Wild appetite

Globalization is fuelling the international demand for plant and animal products, says Steven Broad, Executive Director of TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. …  

28 May 2008 | News story

Alejandro Iza, Head of IUCN's Environmental Law Centre

Legal Eagles Eye-Up CBD

The Convention on Biological Diversity is holding its latest meeting in the former German cit of Bonn.
 
The former West-German capital is also home to IUCN's Environmental Law Centre.
 
Alejandro Iza is IUCN's main man for environmental law issues, he tells us what he's following at the CBD. Run audio 

28 May 2008 | News story

Daniel Klein, IUCN's Environmental Law Centre

The third pillar of the CBD: Access and Benefit Sharing

Access and Benefit Sharing is intrinsically linked to the other two pillars - conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Delegates in Bonn agreed to continue work on an international regime for this issue.
Daniel Klein of IUCN's Environmental Law Centre explains why access and benefit sharing is a win-win situation for users and providers. Run audio 

28 May 2008 | News story

"Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam" Workshop 25 May 2008

Viet Nam expected to be hit worst by the impacts of climate change

  Viet Nam will be one of the countries most affected by climate change in the world, according to participants in the High Level Discussion on Climate Change, held on 25 May and facilitated by IUCN. A sea-level rise of only one meter could inundate over six percent of the total area of the country and displace over 10 million people. 

28 May 2008 | News story

Fish and Coral

IUCN Continues Biodiversity Conservation Support to Viet Nam

Viet Nam celebrated this year’s International Biodiversity Day on 22 – 23 May in collaboration with IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and other international environmental organizations. 

28 May 2008 | News story

IUCN's Deputy Director-General, William Jackson, speaking at the Mayors' Conference in Bonn

Think globally, act locally!

There's a lot more to saving biodiversity than huge international conferences. This is why today fifty cities from thirty countries met in Bonn to discuss the role of local authorities in achieving the 2010 biodiversity target.
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27 May 2008 | News story

seaweed

Too little motion on the ocean at CBD, says IUCN

Bonn, Germany, May 27, 2008 (IUCN) – The need for action and better management of the world’s oceans has never been more pressing, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).    …  

27 May 2008 | News story