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Pillar coral in Marine Protected Area, Bahamas

El mundo perdió una quinta parte de sus corales

El 19 por ciento de los arrecifes de coral ha desaparecido, de acuerdo con la actualización mundial del estado de los corales del mundo 2008. Únicamente la reducción de emisiones de dióxido de carbono podría salvar al resto, según la UICN. …  

11 Dec 2008 | News story

World Conservation Congress. Barcelona 2008

Post Law and Governance Journey news!

It is already two months since the L&G Journey took place during the WCC Forum in Barcelona.
The Journey went well and its events were extremely well attended. Highlights included the six workshops organized by Specialist Groups of CEL, and by the ELC. A small group of CEL volunteers helped the Journey Guide to keep track of as many events as possible – quite a task considering their sheer numbers. …  

10 Dec 2008 | News story

Chugchilan, Cotopaxi. Ecuador

¿La naturaleza tiene derechos?

En una declaración histórica para el medio ambiente, la nueva constitución de Ecuador convirtió a la naturaleza en un sujeto de derechos. Sin embargo, el tema es complejo y el debate continúa dentro del país y alrededor del mundo: ¿puede la naturaleza tener derechos, si no logra exigir responsabilidades? …  

09 Dec 2008 | News story

IUCN Concert in Kawaguchiko, Japan

Renowned Japanese singer Iruka stays connected to IUCN

Iruka, Japan's renowned singer and songwriter, will continue to be IUCN's Goodwill Ambassador in Japan for an additional four years, until the next World Conservation Congress in October 2012.   …  

09 Dec 2008 | News story

Manatee

Migrating towards survival

Cheetahs, sharks, the Irrawaddy Dolphin, and the West African Manatee are just some of the 22 migratory species that will benefit from conservation proposals that were adopted at the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). …  

09 Dec 2008 | News story

Elizabeth Haub Prize winners with Helga Haub (l.)

Elizabeth Haub Prize 2007

Françoise Burhenne-Guilmin and David Freestone were awarded the 2007 Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law. They received the Prize at a ceremony which took place at Stockholm University on November 17, 2008. The Prize is awarded each year for exceptional achievements in the field of environmental law, and is considered to be the most prestigious and renowned distinction that can be conferred upon an environmental lawyer. …  

09 Dec 2008 | News story

Sub-saharan Africa

Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement

A new publication on North /South equity will be launched on December 10th in Poznan, during the UNFCCC climate change negotiations.Towards an equitable post 2012 climate agreement will be presented at 11 am at the EU Pavilion during the Africa Day.                                            …  

08 Dec 2008 | News story

Women carrying wood

Las mujeres sienten el calor del cambio climático

La vida de las mujeres corre más riesgo que la de los hombres ante los efectos del cambio climático, según la UICN. El cambio climático afectará a todos los países, pero las mujeres en condición de pobreza en los países en vías de desarrollo se verán afectadas de forma desproporcionada. Por ello, la mayoría de los debates de la XIV Conferencia de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático que se realiza en Poznan consideran que hasta ahora ha sido el género ciego. …  

08 Dec 2008 | News story

Women carrying wood

Women feel the heat of climate change

Women’s lives are more at risk than men’s because of climate change, according to IUCN. Climate change will affect all countries, but poor women in developing countries will be disproportionately affected. Despite this, most of the UNFCCC debate on climate so far has been gender-blind. …  

08 Dec 2008 | News story

IUCN staff and partners discuss research into resource use in forest communities

Nghiên cứu để thông tin cho các dự án gắn sử dụng rừng với xóa đói giảm nghèo

Các nhà nghiên cứu được IUCN hỗ trợ tham gia Hội thảo ở tỉnh Bắc Kạn từ ngày 28-30/11/2008 đã hoàn thiện các kế hoạch nghiên cứu cho một tiến trình phân tích nhằm đưa ra những thông tin về người nghèo ở nông thôn sống phụ thuộc vào rừng ở Tỉnh Bắc Kạn. …  

05 Dec 2008 | News story

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