Amérique du Sud

Pumapanca/ Perú

Inicia la implementación de las medidas robustas para la adaptación al cambio climático en los Andes Peruanos

Avanza el proyecto de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas de Montaña (AbE). En poco tiempo comenzará la rehabilitación de humedales y la gestión comunal de pastos nativos en la Reserva Paisajística Nacional Nor Yauyos – Cochas (RPNYC). …   | English

22 Jan 2014 | News story
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Giant Guitarfish

A quarter of sharks and rays threatened with extinction

A quarter of the world’s sharks and rays are threatened with extinction according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, with ray species found to be at a higher risk than sharks. The findings are part of the first ever global analysis of these species carried out by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG). …   | Dutch

21 Jan 2014 | News story

Bluespotted Maskray_Australian National Fish Collection CSIRO

A quarter of sharks and rays threatened with extinction

A quarter of the world’s sharks and rays are threatened with extinction according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, with ray species found to be at a higher risk than sharks. The findings are part of the first ever global analysis of these species carried out by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG).   …   | Spanish

21 Jan 2014 | News story

Indígena kichwa, Ecuador.

UICN lanza documento sobre Políticas Públicas, Cambio Climático y Conocimientos Tradicionales

Acceda en línea al documento producido como parte del proyecto «El Clima Cambia, Cambia Tú También», implementado por la UICN y la SPDA, con el apoyo de AECID. …  

20 Jan 2014 | News story
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Mario Aguirre

UICN promueve la gestión integrada del agua en América del Sur

Águeda García de Durango, del portal iAgua, entrevistó a Mario Aguirre, Coordinador del Programa, Oficina Regional para América del Sur de la UICN. La nota completa está disponible aquí.  

17 Jan 2014 | News story

Bees in the process of honey production, Madagascar

IPBES work begins - roll up sleeves

Almost 10 years after the launch of the idea and 5 years of intense discussions on the design, IPBES has adopted its first work plan for 2014-2018. The plan includes developing a set of assessments on pollination and food production, land degradation and invasive species aimed at providing policymakers with the tools to tackle pressing environmental challenges. …  

06 Jan 2014 | News story

TALLER ECOSISTEMAS PARA LA PROTECCIÓN DE INFRAESTRUCTURA Y COMUNIDADES (EPIC)

La UICN trabaja en la vinculación de la adaptación al cambio climático con la reducción del riesgo de desastres y la conservación de ecosistemas en Chile.

La Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, UICN, en alianza con el Ministerio del Medio Ambiente de Chile organizó el taller de presentación del proyecto Ecosistemas para la Protección de Infraestructura y Comunidades (EPIC). …   | English | Spanish

06 Jan 2014 | News story
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What does stakeholder engagement in IPBES mean - a message from a side event held during IPBES-2, 9 December 2013

How to increase the appeal of IPBES

As 100+ governments gather in Antalya to shape the first IPBES programme for assessing the world’s biodiversity, 100+ knowledge holders reinforce their offer to assist and propose concrete actions for success. …  

09 Dec 2013 | News story

Elephants in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Urgent deal reached for African Elephants

Key states along the illegal ivory value chain have committed to urgent measures to halt the illegal trade and secure elephant populations across Africa. The agreement was reached at the African Elephant Summit convened by the government of Botswana and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). …   | Dutch

03 Dec 2013 | News story

Portrait of penguin, South Africa

L’UICN accueille 52 nouveaux Membres

Le 27 novembre 2013, le Conseil de l’UICN, lors de sa 82e réunion a admis 52 nouveaux Membres. …   | English | Spanish

28 Nov 2013 | News story

South American regional office