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Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park-Spain

Curso online del proyecto FODEPAL

Dr. Jose Vicente de Lucio, Universidad de Alcalá, realizará un curso online del proyecto FODEPAL. Fecha límite de inscripción: 21 de marzo.
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12 Feb 2011 | News story

Invasive predator snail (Euglandina rosea) feeding on an endemic snail species in French Polynesia

EU Strategy on Invasive Alien Species

In December 2010, IUCN participated in the Working Group on Prevention of Invasive Alien Species to discuss the scope of work and to agree on a timetable and assigned responsibility on the tasks. The working group is a part of the European Commission’s consultation process for the development of a European Union (EU) Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. …  

11 Feb 2011 | Article

An island of Europe overseas in the Western Indian Ocean

Islands of the Western Indian Ocean unite

In October, 2010 during the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 10) in Nagoya, Japan, the Western Indian Ocean Partnership (WIOP) was launched. WIOP, under the Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA), aims to promote national and regional action to safeguard the resilience of the region’s ecosystems so that they can continue to help address climate change and provide security to its people. …  

11 Feb 2011 | Article

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Integration: the future for nature conservation in Europe

The future of nature conservation lies in a holistic integrated approach: this was the over-riding conclusion of a meeting on Water and Biodiversity held by the Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development at the European Parliament on Wednesday 9th February. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

Protecting Paris polyphylla, a medicinal plant in China

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing opened for signature

On 2 February 2011, the “Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity” was opened for signature at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

"Water is everybody's business" - message painted on one side of the bus

Bus to spread word on water conservation in Fiji

A public bus, painted with images and messages to encourage water conservation and recycling, is now travelling Fiji's busiest route, following its launch on World Wetlands Day. …  

11 Feb 2011 | News story

Voces para Bosques Sustentables

24 videos on Amazonian forests of Ecuador / Voces para Bosques Sustentables

Experts speak plainly about the Amazonian forests of Ecuador in this series of 24 videos. In this interview, Ana Puyol says the Spanish-language videos are useful for community radio, schools and the media. …  

10 Feb 2011 | News story

Commission logo banded in gold.

CEC Annual Report: A knowledge network for powering change

Highlights of 2010 are presented in this annual report of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. If the year had a theme, it would be 'communicating biodiversity'. …  

10 Feb 2011 | News story

European Capiltals of Biodiversity

Second round of “European Capitals of Biodiversity” launched: local authorities compete for biodiversity crowns

In 2011, municipalities from France, Spain, Slovakia and Hungary will once again have the chance to become the national "Capital of Biodiversity". 150 attendees gathered to celebrate the launch of the last of the four national competitions in Paris. …  

10 Feb 2011 | News story

Artisanal fishing in mangroves area, Chiapas, Mexico

Increasing climate change resilience in El Salvador

CRiSTAL, a tool used to identify threats of climate change impacts on community livelihoods, was the focus of a recent workshop in the San Ignacio region of El Salvador. …   | Spanish

10 Feb 2011 | News story

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