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Lead Free Flights for California's Condors

Soaring high in the skies over Baja California’s Sierra San Pedro Martir Park is a growing number of California Condors (Gymnogyps californianus), Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. For those who have worked for years on the project to reintroduce them to their Pacific coast territories, the sight represents a significant success. These birds, identifiable by GPS enabled number tags on their 3m wingspan, have been hand-reared and taught how to be condors by team members at San Diego Zoo Global, an SOS grantee. …  

11 Feb 2013 | News story

Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú, Paraguay.

Guardabosques heridos y desaparecidos en Paraguay

Los guardabosques se encontraban realizando un patrullaje rutinario como parte del sistema de control y protección de la Reserva del Mbaracayú, creada en 1991 y administrada por la Fundación Moisés Bertoni, miembro de la UICN. …  

08 Feb 2013 | News story
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Photo participants à la réunion ACEFA-MECNT

RDC : Projet de règlementation de l’exploitation artisanale des bois en discussion

20 membres de l’Association Congolaise des Exploitants Forestiers Artisanaux (ACEFA) ont organisé le 7 février 2013 à Kinshasa, une réunion de concertation avec la cellule juridique du Ministère de l’Environnement, Conservation de la Nature et Tourisme (MECNT). Elle visait à échanger sur le projet de décret portant règlementation de l’exploitation artisanale du bois d’œuvre en RDC. …  

08 Feb 2013 | News story
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Lam Binh Community sends strong message to poachers

Once bitten, twice shy. Or perhaps, in this case the phrase should be ‘once stung, twice shy’. That is the lesson SOS grantee, People Resources and Conservation Foundation, hopes poachers will take from a recent successful ‘sting’ operation carried out in Lam Binh, a remote mountainous karst region in northern Vietnam.

08 Feb 2013 | News story

Ms. Meena Gupta speaks at the World Conservation Congress in Jeju in September 2012

IUCN Council elects Ms. Meena Gupta as Vice Chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee

The IUCN Council in its first meeting held on January 30, 2013 at Gland, Switzerland has elected Ms. Meena Gupta as vice-chair of the Governance and Constituency Committee.   …  

07 Feb 2013 | News story

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Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor Project participated in Switzerland-Bangladesh Development Fair

Community Based Sustainable Management of Tanguar Haor Project (CBSMTHP) took part in Development Fair by having a resourceful and decorative stall at the Rajshahi University campus. The fair was organized by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh on 2-3 February 2013 in commemoration of 40 years of friendship between Bangladesh and Switzerland. H.E. Dr. Urs Herren, Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, Prof Dr.M. Abdus Soban, Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University and Mr. Md. Abdul Hannan, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi graced the opening session as the guests of honour while Dr. Derek Mueller spoke on Swiss contribution to the rural development of Bangladesh. …  

07 Feb 2013 | Article

Les participants à la conférence posent pour la photo de famille

Barrages en Afrique de l’Ouest : quelle mise en œuvre pour les recommandations de la CEDEAO ?

Le Centre de coordination des ressources en eau(CCRE) et Global Water Initiative (GWI), ont organisé du 21 au 23 janvier 2013 à Ouagadougou, une conférence régionale sur les aspects sociaux de la mise en œuvre des recommandations de la CEDEAO sur les grandes infrastructures hydrauliques en Afrique de l’Ouest. …  

06 Feb 2013 | Article
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Together for more and better nature: Hoge Kempen National Park

Having habitats and species in a favourable conservation status in the highly fragmented region of Flanders is a huge challenge. In this video, the Flemish Agency of Nature and Forests presents its efforts in managing the habitats and species of the Hoge Kempen National Park, in eastern Belgium. …  

06 Feb 2013 | Video
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Pueblo Shuar Arutam, Ecuador. 2012.

Applying Rights-Based Approaches to Conservation – From Theory to Reality

The Shuar Arutam People of the Cordillera del Cóndor in the Ecuadorian Amazon have been stewards of their forests for millennia. But now, as mining and illegal logging encroach on its territories, this indigenous group faces a struggle to maintain their rights to live in their ancestral lands. To assist them, IUCN is helping to test a new idea: a rights-based approach to conservation (RBA). …   | Spanish

06 Feb 2013 | News story
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Hoge Kempen: from industrial exploitation to nature coservation

The Hoge Kempen National Park, in the east of Belgium, is a unique nature area, covering more than 5,700 hectares of woodlands and heathland which are all protected and managed by the Flemish Government Agency for Nature and Forestry, an IUCN Member. The Park is a project by the NGO Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland, also an IUCN Member.   …  

06 Feb 2013 | Article
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