2013

Natural Capital Forum 2013

World Environment Day-Global Influencers Share a Voice on Natural Capital

To mark the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Environment Day (5 June 2013), two of the key figures involved in the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital are reminding business leaders of our common interest in protecting the environment and, in particular, the benefits of properly valuing our natural capital. …  

03 Jun 2013 | Article
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Jóvenes interesados en el cuidado del medio ambiente crean una historia con la problemática de su ejido

Celebraciones ambientales en México y Nicaragua

Recientemente se llevaron a cabo celebraciones ambientales que apuntaron a la sensibilización social acerca la conservación de la naturaleza y la adecuada gestión de los recursos naturales. Entre estas actividades estuvo la actividad promovida por el Comité Nacional de miembros de México en torno al Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica (22 de mayo) y la realización de la Feria Nacional de la Tierra el 1 y 2 de junio. …  

03 Jun 2013 | News story
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CMAP perfila líneas de trabajo en Centroamérica

Entrevista con el Vice-Chair: Bernal Herrera-Fernández Entre el 20 y el 24 de abril, en la República de Montenegro, en los Balcanes, se llevó a cabo la primera reunión del 2013 del Steering Committee de la Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas (WCPA, por sus siglas en inglés). Bajo el liderazgo del mexicano Ernesto Enkerlin, quien fue elegido durante el pasado Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza celebrado en Jejú, Corea a finales del 2012 como nuevo Chair de la Comisión, este grupo de expertos apunta a buscar sinergias e impulsar el trabajo conjunto de la Unión.
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02 Jun 2013 | News story
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The Great Nature Project

Be part of National Geographic's worldwide biodiversity celebration!

You, your families, friends, schools, organization, and community have a unique opportunity to contribute record-breaking biodiversity research project that will engage more than one million people worldwide. …  

31 May 2013 | News story
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La société civile et les secteurs public et privé de la République du Congo pour la structuration d’une plate-forme REDD

Le 15 et le 16 mai 2013 dans la salle de Conférence du Ministère de l’Economie Forestière et du Développement Durable, l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature-Programme Cameroun (UICN - PC), en collaboration avec la Coordination Nationale REDD du Congo, a organisé un atelier de formation des membres de la société civile, des secteurs public et privé sur le concept de plate-forme dans le processus REDD+ en République du Congo. …  

31 May 2013 | Article

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IUCN’s partner UPM wins Ecolabel award

UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a large pulp and paper manufacturing and timber company based in Finland, has won the EU Ecolabel Award in the Manufacturers category.   …  

31 May 2013 | News story
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Bilimbi, a wild fruit on a farm tree. Though the fruit is very acid it makes a very good beverage.

Even farm biodiversity is declining as accelerating species loss threatens humanity

The accelerating disappearance of Earth’s species of both wild and domesticated plants and animals constitutes a fundamental threat to the well-being and even the survival of humankind, warns the founding Chair of IPBES, a new global organization created to narrow the gulf between leading international biodiversity scientists and national policy-makers. …  

31 May 2013 | News story

Représentant de l'UICN remettant le matériel au coordonnateur national REDD

Appui logistique de l'UICN à la mise en œuvre du processus REDD au Cameroun

En vue de faciliter l’opérationnalisation de la coordination nationale REDD du Cameroun, l’UICN à travers le projet « Appui à la participation multi acteurs au processus REDD au Cameroun, au Gabon, au Congo et en RCA » a fourni un important appui logistique au secrétariat technique de ladite coordination nationale. …  

31 May 2013 | Article

Coral in the Mediterranean sea

IUCN Red List Assessor Training Workshop for Mediterranean anthozoan experts

A Red List Workshop Assessor Training Workshop will be held from 3 – 5 June at Aula del Mar, in Málaga, Spain. During three days, experts on Mediterranean anthozoans (corals and anemones) from different countries of the region will be trained on how to apply the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria for regional level assessments in order to highlight species threatened with extinction. These assessments will be included in IUCN’s List of Threatened Species, helping promote their conservation. The event is part of the project “Mediterranean Biodiversity Assessment phase II” and counts with financial support of the MAVA Foundation.   …   | French | Spanish

30 May 2013 | News story

Stephen Peedell

New JRC Project Leader for BIOPAMA

From May 2013 Steve Peedell will be the new Joint Research Centre (JRC) project leader for BIOPAMA, taking over from Philippe Mayaux, who will be devoting his time to working on secondment to EuropeAid in Brussels. The European Commission JRC is IUCN’s main partner in implementing the protected areas component of BIOPAMA. …  

30 May 2013 | News story