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Première mission sur le terrain du panel sur le pétrole en Mauritanie

Première mission sur le terrain du panel sur le pétrole en Mauritanie

Le Panel pétrole en Mauritanie organise sa première mission de terrain du 20 au 29 février 2008. La mission prévoit la visite des sites pétroliers, une session de formation à l'Université de Nouakchott, des entrevues au Ministère de l'Environnement et à l'UICN et, une session de travail avec la plateforme de dialogue mise en place lors du démarrage des activités du panel en octobre 2007. Lire article et voir aussi la Lettre du Panel de février 2008. 

20 Feb 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

More than 700 events accepted for the World Conservation Forum

The Call for Contributions for the IUCN World Conservation Forum that closed on 31 October 2007 resulted in an overwhelming response from IUCN’s members, partners and from the broader conservation community. More than 1500 proposals were submitted during the 6 months of the Call. …  

20 Feb 2008 | News story

Holly Dublin, Chair of the SSC, presenting Dr Russell Mittermeier with the Sir Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit

Sir Peter Scott Award Presented to Dr Russ Mittermeier

Holly Dublin, Chair of the SSC, presented Dr Russell Mittermeier with the Sir Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit at the recent meeting of the SSC Specialist Group Chairs in Al Ain, UAE.
 

18 Feb 2008 | News story

Indígena de los andes

Territorios de Conservación Indígena: Una nueva opción de gobernanza de las áreas protegidas

Reconocer e integrar el concepto de "Territorio Indígena de Conservación" en las políticas y prácticas de las áreas protegidas es crucial para alcanzar los objetivos de las áreas protegidas del CDB, según lo indicado por organizaciones indígenas en la reunión del CDB. 

18 Feb 2008 | News story

The IUCN team conducts a multi-stakeholder consultation to develop the integrated karst landscape management plan for Hon Chong area of Kien Giang province in the Mekong Delta.

Phát triển bền vững: IUCN hỗ trợ Holcim bảo tồn đa dạng sinh học

Ngày 15/2/2008, Holcim Việt Nam, thành viên của tập đoàn Holcim chuyên cung cấp vật liệu xây dựng hàng đầu thế giới và IUCN Việt Nam đã ký một thỏa thuận 5 năm. …  

15 Feb 2008 | News story

The IUCN team conducts a multi-stakeholder consultation to develop the integrated karst landscape management plan for Hon Chong area of Kien Giang province in the Mekong Delta.

Sustainable Development: IUCN Assists Holcim to Conserve Biodiversity

Holcim Viet Nam, an affiliate of a world-leading building materials supplier, Holcim Group and IUCN Viet Nam signed a five-year agreement on February 15, 2008. …  

15 Feb 2008 | News story

Men in the Huanggoushu Waterfall region, China

Indigenous Conservation Territory: A new option for governance of protected areas

Second Meeting of the CBD Working Group on Protected Areas

"Indigenous Lands of Latin America and the World make a substantial contribution to protected area objectives"  recalled Mr Onel Arias Mazardule, a Kuna indigenous leader from Panama …  

13 Feb 2008 | International news release

Sumatran Tiger with visible snare wounds,
Medan Zoo, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Body part by body part, Sumatran Tigers are being sold into extinction

Laws protecting the critically endangered Sumatran Tiger have failed to prevent tiger body parts being offered on open sale in Indonesia, according to a TRAFFIC report launched today. …  

13 Feb 2008 | International news release

Biofuels in a laboratory, La Jolla, United States

IUCN voices concerns on biofuels

In a letter to EU Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, IUCN has raised concerns that the mandatory targets for biofuels have been proposed ahead of the necessary scientific developments. New evidence published in the Magazine Science highlights the potentially damaging effects on the environment of promoting biofuel use. …  

12 Feb 2008 | News story

Deepwater coral accidentally caught during a bottom trawl. December 2007.

Deep Discussions end in darkness in Rome

Discussions in Rome failed to agree on new guidance for deep-sea fisheries in the high seas. A second meeting was called for this summer to discuss outstanding issues. …  

12 Feb 2008 | News story

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