2013

Mrs. Ewus, REDD+ Ghana

REDD+ in Ghana's Wassa Amenfi West District

REDD+ in Ghana's Wassa Amenfi West District …  

12 Sep 2013 | Video

WBCSD BET training

Lost in Translation?

Sometimes the language divide between scientists and business seems huge. Indeed one of Business Week’s key questions mischievously asks “what are the tips for working with the other side?” Yesterday IUCN staff learnt about one way to share their part of the story. …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story

European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Meeting the EU 2020 biodiversity targets: mainstreaming conservation

The EP Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development is organizing a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 September 2013 to discuss the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 by bringing together a variety of actors who can contribute to its implementation.      …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story
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Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin

IN MEMORIUM: Farewell, Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin

As most of you will be aware, Françoise passed away recently, and the conservation community is mourning the loss of this wonderful friend of protected areas. Our thoughts go to Wolfgang at this time....they were a formidable team in life and work. Many of you will have your own memories of Françoise to share, and you are encouraged to visit the IUCN web page to record these. …  

12 Sep 2013 | Article

MFF projects invest in storm-mitigating mangrove forests, as well as other coastal ecosystems.

Protecting Asia’s Coasts for People and Nature

Hoi An, Viet Nam 11 September, 2013 - The 10th Regional Steering Committee of the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) initiative was opened today in Hoi An, Da Nang province, with representatives from the nine member countries convening to discuss efforts to protect coastal regions for people and for nature. This is the first time Viet Nam has hosted the meeting since becoming an MFF member country in 2010. …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story

Southern Right Whale

Ocean elders tap WCPA and IUCN for new advisors

Ocean Elders have recently appointed a group of four world experts on oceans to advise them. The names will be familiar to many, with two drawn from IUCN and the WCPA. Dan Laffoley is Marine Vice-Chair for WCPA and Principal Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation for IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme. Kirstina Gjerde is a high seas policy advisor for IUCN’s Global Marine and Polar Program. Since late 2008, she has also been working with Census scientists and others to establish the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative. …  

12 Sep 2013 | Article

Bosque

Presentación del Estudio de Comercio de Productos de Madera y su Gobernanza Administrativa en la Región de América Central y República Dominicana

 El pasado 27 de agosto, en Ciudad de Guatemala, se presentó el Análisis del Comercio Internacional de Productos de Madera y su Gobernanza Administrativa en la Región de América Central y la República Dominicana. El estudio analiza la dinámica del comercio de productos de madera en la región de América Central y la República Dominicana, y la relación de esta región con el resto del mundo en el periodo 2000-2011. Incorpora además los procedimientos de exportación e importación de productos de madera para el 2012. El esfuerzo es el trabajo de un grupo regional de consultores y colaboradores nacionales. …  

12 Sep 2013 | News story
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La réserve "Campanarios de Azaba"

Spain´s first entomological reserve

The biological reserve Campanarios de Azaba, a property of the Fundación Naturaleza y Hombre, was designated as Spain´s first entomological reserve by the Spanish Entomology Association. Through this nomination, the association acknowledges the efforts carried out to conserve arthropods and their habitats in the reserve. …   | French

11 Sep 2013 | News story

Tamar Pataridze

Promoting Georgia's knowledge on a global stage

Tamar Pataridze’s main aspiration in conservation is to look for the best ways for people to coexist with the natural environment. She is driven by a desire to find practical solutions to environmental challenges and is an inspirational leader in the field, helping to raise the profile of women’s contribution to conservation. …  

11 Sep 2013 | News story
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为了人与自然保护亚洲海洋——第10届MFF区域会议召开 关注建设社区适应能力

第10届“为了未来红树林计划(MFF)”区域指导委员会会议于昨日在越南召开,9个成员国代表讨论了为人与自然而保护沿海区域所应采取的努力。中国南部沿海各省也有一定面积的红树林分布,IUCN中国办公室计划从2014年开始,开展红树林保护试点项目。 …  

11 Sep 2013 | Article