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Coral Reef, Bali, Indonesia

La tercera parte de los corales formadores de arrecifes enfrenta la extinción

El cambio climático y la destrucción inducida por factores humanos se citan como causas. …  

14 Jul 2008 | News story

Las cataratas forman parte de las bellezas naturales de la Isla Reunión

28 territorios de ultramar de la UE unen esfuerzos por primera vez para hacer frente al cambio climático

St Denis, Isla Reunión. 11 de julio, 2008 (UICN) Por primera vez los territorios de ultramar europeos se han congregado en un encuentro en Isla Reunión, en Francia, haciendo un llamado a la acción sobre los impactos del cambio climático para ayudar a conservar la naturaleza, manifestó la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) en la Conferencia de Reunión sobre Cambio Climático y Biodiversidad en territorios ultramar de la Unión Europea (del 7 al 11 de julio). 

11 Jul 2008 | International news release

Deep-sea squid. Teuthowenia pellucida

"The Deep" Expo moves to Hong Kong

Author, film-maker and IUCN Ambassador for the Oceans, Claire Nouvian, today opened the Hong Kong leg of her travelling exhibition on the incredible biodiversity in the deep seas.  …  

11 Jul 2008 | News story

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

28 EU overseas entities join forces for the first time to counter climate change - IUCN

For the first time the EU’s overseas entities have come together at a meeting in Reunion Island, calling for action on climate change impacts to help preserve nature, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) at the Reunion Conference on Climate Change and Biodiversity in EU Overseas Entities (7-11 July). …  

11 Jul 2008 | International news release

Mitigating human-elephants conflicts in South-Western Burkina Faso

Mitigating human-elephants conflicts in South-Western Burkina Faso …  

10 Jul 2008 | News story

Whale photographe

Scientists send distress signal to Russian PM Vladimir Putin over oil project's threat to rare whales

A panel of whale scientists convened by IUCN has addressed an open letter to the Russian Prime Minister to highlight the lack of transparency in oil operations off eastern Russia, which could seriously imact the already critically-endangered western gray whale population . …  

10 Jul 2008 | News story

Coral Reef, Bali, Indonesia

One Third of Reef-Building Corals Face Extinction

One third of reef-building corals around the world are threatened with extinction, according to the first-ever comprehensive global assessment to determine their conservation status. The study findings were published today by Science Express. …  

10 Jul 2008 | International news release

Clown fish in Moorea, French Polynesia

Small Island States call for greater regional cooperation – IUCN

A new report from IUCN shows that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) want to see better regional cooperation in the fight to counter the impacts of climate change. …  

10 Jul 2008 | International news release

participated in the Arab International Conference on Environmental Legislation

Promoting environmental law in the Arab region

The IUCN Environmental Law Programme (ELP), represented by the Chair of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and colleagues from the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), participated in the Arab International Conference on Environmental Legislation which was held from 05 – 07 July 2008 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. …  

09 Jul 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre and Miss Reunion at the opening of Reunion Island’s first National Park

New National Park for Reunion Island

Today saw the official opening of Reunion Island’s first National Park, which covers nearly 50 per cent of the islands interior. This includes the spectacular primary forest of Bébour-Bélouve. …  

09 Jul 2008 | News story

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