2013

'Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development' by John Blewitt and Daniella Tilbury

'Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development' now available

A new book by CEC members Daniella Tilbury and John Blewitt, with contributions from other CEC members. This book is ideal for students and researchers working in the fields of conservation, sustainable development, education, systems thinking and development studies. …  

23 Jul 2013 | News story

Publicaciones proyecto El clima cambia, cambia tú también, 2013.

Conocimiento tradicional y cambio climático: nuevas publicaciones disponibles

Son cuatro publicaciones de los estudios de caso del proyecto El clima cambia, cambia tú también implementado por la UICN y la SPDA, con el apoyo de AECID. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story
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Chinese Pangolin
(Manis pentadactyla)

The most traded wild mammal - the Pangolin - is being eaten to extinction

The Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla), one of eight extant pangolins or scaly anteaters as they are also known, was once abundant in China. However, as a result of overexploitation for consumption of its meat and scales, this species is now moving closer to extinction, which is having a devastating impact on the world’s remaining pangolins.  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

Blog: Climate change adaptation in practice

By James Dalton. ‘Nam bilong me James Dalton’ – I said as we all did introductions in Pidgin at the beginning of the stakeholder consultation meeting in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

View of Kathmandu Valley from Shivapuri Nagarjuna National Park

MoU signed for promoting renewable energy technologies

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the SNV, Netherlands Development Organisation, Nepal and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Nepal to support the national development and poverty alleviation goals through the Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Renewable Energy (RE) sector development in general and more specifically by contributing to the enhancement of the biodiversity conservation and livelihood of rural people through the promotion of renewable energy technologies in and around the Protected Areas of Far Western and Central Mountains and Hilly districts of Nepal. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

Coordination communale de Yokadouma

L’UICN appui le processus de démembrement de la plate-forme nationale REDD+ et changement climatique dans les trois communes du TNS- section Cameroun

Du 28 mai au 05 juin 2013, trois ateliers de démembrement communale de la plate-forme nationale REDD+ et CC du Cameroun se sont tenus dans le paysage du Tri National de la Sangha (TNS), plus précisément dans les communes de Yokadouma, Salapoumbe et Moloundou, avec l’appui de l’UICN dans le cadre du Projet Appui multi-acteurs au processus REDD+, financé par le FFBC. …  

21 Jul 2013 | Article

Livelihood in Benet, Uganda

Rights, resources and rewards - Benet landscape, Uganda

The Mount Elgon region straddles Kenya and the east of Uganda, extending over an area of approximately 772,000 ha, of which 221,000 ha have been set aside as reserves and national parks. The remaining 550,000ha consist of farmlands and settlements. Mount Elgon itself rises 4,321 m above sea level and stretches over a distance of 80 km from north to south and 50 km wide. It nourishes a vast array of rivers and streams that feed into the important river systems of Africa, most notably the Nile. The area is important for species conservation thanks to the richness of endemic plant and animal species found on the mountain. …  

20 Jul 2013 | International news release
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Nature landscape, Croatia

Conserving biodiversity requires adequate funding, say EU Environment ministers

“IUCN welcomes the outcomes of the Informal Meeting of EU Environment Ministers earlier this week. It shows that Ministers are committed to the EU 2020 biodiversity targets. It is essential that adequate resources are allocated for implementing the necessary measures for biodiversity” says Luc Bas, Director of IUCN European Union Representative Office.  …  

19 Jul 2013 | News story
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Photo des participants à la session de formation

RDC: Montage, gestion et suivi des projets : Capacités de la Société Civile renforcées

Du 16 au 18 juillet 2013 s'est tenu à Kinshasa en République Démocratique du Congo, un atelier de formation de représentants d’organisations de la Société Civile du secteur de l’environnement sur « le montage, la gestion et le suivi des projets ». …  

19 Jul 2013 | News story
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Camera traps

Hidden cameras reveal Albania's spectacular wildlife

Twenty hidden cameras placed by the IUCN wildlife monitoring team in Albania's Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park in early June bring some exciting results: a brown bear, a wolf, a red fox, badgers, a wild cat, a European hare and a wild boar have been spotted, revealing the park’s spectacular wildlife. The camera trapping results will be used for the development of a management plan for this protected area.  

19 Jul 2013 | News story