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Coral Sea MPA Map

The Government of New Caledonia creates a big MPA in the Coral Sea– le parc naturel de la mer de Corail (nature park of the Coral Sea)

During its 23 April meeting, the government of New Caledonia adopted a decree to create le parc naturel de la mer de Corail. As stated by the president, Harold Martin, New Caledonia is adopting an integrated policy towards management of marine areas that are under its shared responsibility with the French Government. …  

23 Apr 2014 | News story

RKNOW launch

Shedding Light: The R-KNOW Network

Since the Arabic region lies in the most arid area on earth and 70% of its land is dry, IUCN ROWA jointly with partners and funded by the EU have launched the R-KNOW network.  …  

23 Apr 2014 | Article

MAVA workshop

Planning for Climate Change & Water Management in the MENA region

 Adapting and mitigating to climate change impacts are now recognized as major challenges for the world’s community. In our region; and despite the physical changes easily noticed by anyone, knowledge and better understanding on the climate systems are needed. …  

23 Apr 2014 | Article

SGF Workshop

Shortlisted proponents of SGF Phase 2: Cycle 4 in Sri Lanka undergo training in project cycle management

The IUCN Sri Lanka Country Office, which functions as the National Secretariat of MFF in Sri Lanka, announced a Call for Concept Notes under the Small Grant Facility (Phase 2 :Cycle 4) of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) in February, 2014. …  

23 Apr 2014 | News story

Publicación La Cordillera del Cóndor a dos voces, Fundación Natura.

América del Sur hacia la COP 20 de la CMNUCC

Representantes del mundo se reunirán en Perú con un objetivo: preparar un nuevo acuerdo climático que reemplace al Protocolo de Kioto. La cita será en Lima, del 1 al 12 de diciembre, en la 20 Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático. …  

22 Apr 2014 | News story

Signing MoU CEC-BFS/BFPIC

First ever partnership agreement signed between CEC and Chinese partners

On March 19th, on behalf of CEC, Steering Committee member Hanying Li and IUCN China representative Dr. Chunquan Zhu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with IUCN member the Beijing Forest Society (BFS) and the Beijing Forestry and Parks Department of International Cooperation (BFPIC). This marks the first framework collaboration between CEC and Chinese partners. …  

22 Apr 2014 | News story

Kenton R. Miller Award

Recognize innovative and inspiring people through the Kenton Miller Award

The deadline for nominations is 16 May 2014

Innovation and dedication are keys to progress in our national parks and protected areas’ conservation objectives. The Kenton Miller Award celebrates individuals who are taking bold steps in protecting these most valued resources by recognizing their invaluable and innovative work with a 5,000 USD grant and accompanying citation.

 

22 Apr 2014 | News story

Páramo de Piura, Perú.

Conocimiento, innovación y organización habitan el páramo andino

Buenas noticias marcan el primer año de implementación del proyecto de la UICN “Comunidades de los Páramos”; así lo informan los representantes de las organizaciones ejecutoras en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú. …  

21 Apr 2014 | News story

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The Knowledge and Skills Needed to Engage in REDD+: A Competencies Framework

From forest-dependent communities to government staff, many stakeholders are in need of comprehensive information to effectively engage in the design and implementation of REDD+ activities. …  

18 Apr 2014 | News story

Virunga The Movie

Virunga documentary premieres in New York

Virunga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is Africa’s oldest and richest national park. A feature length documentary film about the beauty and the struggles of Virunga National Park had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 17th. …  

18 Apr 2014 | News story

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