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Logs, Vietnam

New report: EC–Vietnam Round Table on Meeting Market Demands for Legal and Sustainable Wood Products

18 April 2008, Hanoi, Vietnam: Summary report. …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Evergreen lowland forest in Estuaire province, Gabon

New report: Promoting China’s Engagement in Africa

Chinese forest delegation study tour to West and Central Africa, 24 April–10 May 2008 …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Vietnam

Supporting the national dialogue on forest law enforcement, governance and trade …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Deforestation in Western Ghana in the region of the Upper Guinean Rainforest

New publication: Strengthening Voices for Better Choices in Ghana

Enhancing forest governance capacities at national and community levels …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

White capped Albatross, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Getting seabirds off the hook

The Hawaiian longline tuna fishery has managed to reduce seabird bycatch by 67% since 2001 by making alterations to their fishing gear and methods, a new scientific study shows.  A combination of new bait technologies and fishing techniques have dramatically reduced seabird bycatch.  More birdlife could be saved, however, if the rules were applied in a larger area and fishing effort reduced in certain seasons.   …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Diepkloof Extreme Park, Soweto

Diepkloof gets its extreme park

In just 24 hours, Diepkloof has an inviting green park - with a big screen television to broadcast sport and other interesting programmes - where once was a dusty piece of open land. …  

03 Nov 2008 | News story

Meeting place in Bokongo village, Bikoro

New publication: When all voices are heard, communities work together!

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recovers from its war-torn past, IUCN is strengthening local voices to conserve the nation’s forests, which not only suffered during wartime but are still threatened in a time of peace. …  

31 Oct 2008 | News story

Bosque tropical

América Latina analiza las oportunidades y los desafíos para la aplicación de mecanismos REDD

Luego de que la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (UNFCCC), durante su última reunión realizada en Bali, a finales de 2007, reconociera a la reducción de emisiones por deforestación y degradación de bosques (REDD) como un mecanismo de mitigación del cambio climático, América Latina analiza los retos y oportunidades de REDD. …  

30 Oct 2008 | News story

Venado de las pampas (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer), especie emblemática de los pastizales.

Pidieron aumentar las áreas protegidas en los pastizales del Río de la Plata

La moción aprobada por la UICN instará a los gobiernos de Argentina, Brasil y Uruguay a ampliar las zonas a preservar. Afirman que en el mundo se deberían duplicar las áreas protegidas para garantizar la sustentabilidad del bioma de los pastizales. …  

30 Oct 2008 | News story

Wetlands dependency

Saving wetlands to fight climate change

IUCN, the Ramsar Convention and the Danone Group have teamed up to fight climate change by protecting and restoring wetlands. …  

30 Oct 2008 | News story

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