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Nadi Catchment Area

Flood risk management plan for Nadi River - IUCN signs MOU

Work targeted at developing an integrated flood risk management programme for the Nadi River catchment area in Fiji has been boosted with a financial commitment from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). …  

10 Nov 2010 | News story

Inauguración del Simposio Internacional sobre Cambio Climático y Áreas Protegidas. Lima, 2010

Expertos de América Latina y Europa se reúnen en Lima para acordar la agenda sobre Cambio Climático en las Áreas Protegidas

Alrededor de 600 personas provenientes de 19 países participan desde hoy, hasta el 12 de noviembre, en el Simposio Internacional sobre Cambio Climático y Áreas Protegidas de América Latina. …  

10 Nov 2010 | News story

Children Playing at Zarqa River

Celebrating Earth Charter with Arabic WANI toolkits launch

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Earth Charter for North Africa and the Middle East Region, IUCN is launching two new Arabic WANI toolkits. …  

09 Nov 2010 | News story

Archipiélago San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina. Colombia

Construyendo resiliencia al cambio climático, nueva publicación de UICN

El cambio climático es una certeza; la cuestión ahora es entender cuántos cambios habrá y qué se puede hacer al respecto. Una de las respuestas es a través de la adaptación. Muchas de las lecciones que se han aprendido, provienen de historias exitosas en el campo. …  

08 Nov 2010 | News story
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Aula del Mar

Aula del Mar realizará actuaciones de reforestación y conservación en la costa de Mijas

  Este proyecto, en el que colaboran la Fundación Biodiversidad y Obra Social Caja Madrid, se enmarca dentro de las actividades de conmemoración del Año Mundial para la Diversidad Biológica 2010. …  

08 Nov 2010 | International news release
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Vegetable Garden

Donate a Super Garden in Haiti

On the occasion of World Food Day (16th October) IUCN Member Pro-Natura International, in association with the social enterprise JTS Semences, launched Super Garden for Haiti. The innovative, ecological and highly productive Super Garden was originally designed for Africa, and is a combination of the Improved Tropical Garden of JTS Semences and Pro-Natura’s biochar. The biochar-enriched Super Garden can provide food for a family of 10 in an area of 60m2 with a water saving of 80% compared to traditional methods. …  

08 Nov 2010 | News story

Presentation of the study on communities and forests in Armenia

Research on Communities and Forests in Armenia

On 27 October 2010, within the framework of the ENPI-FLEG program IUCN presented results of the study “Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of People Living in Communities Adjacent to Forests”.  

08 Nov 2010 | News story
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Hon Chong karst hills

IUCN-Holcim partnership in Vietnam

There are times when no matter how much a business tries to avoid or mitigate its environmental impacts, significant damage to the environment is inevitable. This is particularly a problem with the mining industry, which typically extracts large volumes of rock. And it’s especially an issue with the cement industry, which quarries limestone and clay to produce cement that’s literally the foundation of the houses, roads, bridges, and ports, and other infrastructure that make up a country’s “built” capital. And the issue is even more important in Vietnam where the conversion from “natural” to “built” capital is happening so fast. …   | Vietnamese

08 Nov 2010 | News story

Earth Charter Press Conference

Celebrating the Earth Charter 10th Anniversary

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Earth Charter for North Africa and Middle East Region, the Jordan Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) and Earth Charter global initiative are holding a celebration under the patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal from 23-24 November 2010 at the Dead Sea. This celebration is held in partnership and funding of Ministry of Environment and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and in cooperation with Talal Abu Ghazaleh Group. …  

07 Nov 2010 | International news release

Parte media del río Cahoacán, Tapachula, México

IUCN’s Cahoacan and Tacaná projects selected as role models

The IUCN Cahoacan and Tacaná projects in Mesoamerica were recently selected to feature in the new ECODES catalogue, profiling a distinct selection of innovative social projects implemented by organizations around the world. …   | Spanish

05 Nov 2010 | News story

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