Juillet 2008

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

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

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

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

New World Heritage Sites for the Pacific

Twenty-seven new sites have recently been added to the internationally recognised World Heritage List, including three sites in the Pacific: Chief Roi Mata's Domain (Vanuatu), the Kuk Early Agricultural Site (Papua New Guinea) and the Lagoons of New Caledonia (France). …  

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Tiburón, Galápagos (Ecuador)

Los países del Pacífico oriental dan un impulso a la conservación y el manejo sostenible de tiburones

La gestión de las pesquerías de tiburones ha sido objeto de discusiones en muchos países de la cuenca oriental del Pacífico. Por primera vez, todos estos países se reúnen para encontrar soluciones a las amenazas que enfrentan los tiburones en este océano. …  

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Photo de famille

Le PACO pose les bases de sa réussite

Le PACO pose les bases de sa réussite …  

07 Jul 2008 | News story

Asturias, Spain

Climate Change will bring Spain more than just lack of rain

For a long while it looked odds-on that big international conference in Barcelona this autumn about the environment would find the Spanish host city deep in the grip of a water crisis triggered by its worst drought in 50 years. …  

07 Jul 2008 | News story