2013

Reserva Maya

Foro de Justicia Ambiental de Petén define plan estratégico

El proyecto Gobernanza, Bosques y Mercados que ejecuta la UICN en la región mesoamericana gracias al Gobierno del Reino Unido (DFID), brinda su apoyo al proceso que realiza la Asociación Foro de Justicia Ambiental de Petén (FJA) en beneficio de las poblaciones y ecosistemas de la Reserva de la Biósfera Maya (RBM) ubicada en el Departamento de Petén, al norte de Guatemala.  …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story
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Mujer representante de la Unión de Ejidos Sierra Norte de Puebla ante el Consejo Estatal Forestal felicitó a sus compañeros Ejidatarios por la constitución de FINCAFOR

Oportunidades de financiamiento para el sector forestal en México

Promover la creación, focalización y mejoramiento de los medios y formas de financiamiento para el sector forestal es uno de los objetivos del proyecto Gobernanza, Bosques y Mercados que ejecuta la UICN en México, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Panamá con el apoyo del Departamento para el Desarrollo Internacional (DFID) del Reino Unido.  …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story
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photo cérémonie de clôture

Les Peuples Autochtones pour une réforme foncière participative au Cameroun.

Du 26 au 29 mars 2013, s’est tenu à Kribi, le forum national sur les questions des terres et des peuples autochtones dans le cade du processus de la reforme foncière au Cameroun. …  

08 Apr 2013 | Article

Patrick Mboma et le Aimé Nianogo

PATRICK MBOMA à l’UICN Cameroun

Dans le cadre de la lutte anti-braconnage des éléphants dans la zone septentrionale de l’Afrique centrale, l’Ambassadeur de bonne volonté de la CEEAC Patrick Mboma a effectué une visite à l’UICN Cameroun le 25 mars 2013. …  

08 Apr 2013 | Article

Maravan, France

Blog: Opening the cap on bottled water resource management

By James Dalton. Corporate partnerships are big news nowadays – especially on water. The resource that many of them need or impact upon is fast becoming a focal point for discussions around sustainability. …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story

During a workshop with stakeholders to discuss the project

"Supplementary irrigation is unavoidable in Jordan"

 Posing a great threat to water resources in Jordan, climate change has increased the expectancy of weather and climatic hazards such as droughts and flash floods. Finding ways to adapt to changing patterns that affect one of our scarce resources in Jordan is not only vital, but necessary for water availability in the future. …  

07 Apr 2013 | Article
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Levuka, Fiji's old capital

IUCN supports Fiji's energy policy review

The Fiji Government is reviewing its 2006 National Energy Policy, aiming to reduce the nation's fuel import bill. IUCN Oceania attended the Fiji Energy Forum on April 3 - 4 as part of consultations to shape the revised policy. …  

05 Apr 2013 | Article

Powered by nature award

Less than one month to apply for the Powered by Nature Awards!

Only 25 days are left to apply for the Powered by Nature awards, a competition targeted to European communications students to co-create a social media campaign on nature and energy.  …  

05 Apr 2013 | News story
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Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)

Last chance for the Sumatran rhino

With population estimates of Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) reduced to less than 100 individuals, a ground-breaking agreement to save the Critically Endangered species was reached today between representatives of the Indonesian and Malaysian governments. The agreement was formed at a summit convened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC), involving a wide range of international and national organisations. …  

04 Apr 2013 | International news release

Sélingué Dam in Mali

Public discussion on large dams in West Africa

A public meeting on 'Large dams in West Africa: how to reconcile energy production, food security and conservation of ecosystems' was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on March 13. …   | French

04 Apr 2013 | News story