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Gorilla guard in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

IUCN celebrates World Ranger Day, as Prince William salutes park rangers’ “brave and tireless work”

Today, we celebrate the outstanding efforts of park rangers around the globe on the occasion of World Ranger Day. Thanks to their bravery and dedication, nature’s most inspiring places stand a chance in the face of menacing threats, such as illegal poaching or forest clearing. …  

31 Jul 2013 | News story

Madagascar, Golden Mantella, Madagasikara Voakajy

Even More Golden Ponds?

Combining training and local level knowledge is key to saving the Golden Mantella and its forest pond habitat. Tapping into local knowledge continues to pay dividends for SOS grantee Madagasikara Voakajy’s (MV) conservation work with the communities around the Mangabe forest in Madagascar.  …  

08 Jul 2013 | News story

Participants of the validation workshop

Workshop for the implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal

 A two-day National Workshop on “Validation of the Baseline Study and Discussion on Implementation of the Forest and Farm Facility in Nepal” is concluded. The workshop is jointly convened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).  

03 Jul 2013 | News story

IUCN 2012 Congress  - Forum

Gardez l'esprit du Congrès !

L’UICN vous informe avec un grand plaisir du lancement de la Plateforme sur les Tendances de la Conservation. Cette toute nouvelle plateforme reflète les tendances dans le domaine de la conservation à partir des analyses menées lors du Forum du Congrès mondial de la nature 2012, en particulier sur la base d’une sélection d’ateliers qui ont eu lieu dans le cadre de chacun des thèmes du Congrès. Un rapport sur les tendances de la conservation a été réalisé quotidiennement et a notamment permis d’identifier les principaux messages issus du travail collectif réalisé lors du Congrès mondial. …   | English | Spanish

01 Jul 2013 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

La France et l’UICN intensifient leurs efforts en faveur de la conservation de la biodiversité mondiale

Delphine BATHO, ministre de l’Écologie, du Développement durable et de l’Énergie, Victorin LUREL, ministre des Outre-mer, Pascal CANFIN, ministre délégué chargé du Développement et Anne PAUGAM, directrice générale de l’Agence française de développement ont signé aujourd’hui un nouvel accord avec l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN), représentée par Julia MARTON-LEFÈVRE, sa directrice générale. …   | English

13 Jun 2013 | News story

The Forests Dialogue

Germany bolsters IUCN and The Forests Dialogue's global discussion series on REDD+ benefit sharing

With US$ 600,000 in new funding from the German government, the joint dialogue series will expand to bring together international experts over the next three years to tackle the issue of ensuring REDD+ benefits reach the rural poor. …  

07 Jun 2013 | News story

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IUCN’s partner UPM wins Ecolabel award

UPM-Kymmene Corporation, a large pulp and paper manufacturing and timber company based in Finland, has won the EU Ecolabel Award in the Manufacturers category.   …  

31 May 2013 | News story
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Destruction left by tropical storm Stan in Mexico

From risk to opportunity: reducing the risk of disasters the natural way

Healthy ecosystems and sound environmental management can go a long way in protecting people from disasters. But this fact is not yet widely appreciated among the many parties responsible for reducing the risk of disasters and responding to them once they happen. …  

19 May 2013 | News story

Floating food market in Thailand

Food Security: making the ecosystem connections

Worldwide, 870 million people go hungry every day. With the world population projected to exceed nine billion people by 2050, global agricultural output must expand by an estimated 60% to meet global food needs. …  

16 May 2013 | News story

A timber lorry in Kongo village, Cameroon

IUCN signs new partnership for better forests

IUCN signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the Association Technique Internationale des Bois Tropicaux ( ATIBT) – a key player in the tropical timber industry specialized in sustainable forestry, local processing of timber and forest certification schemes. …  

08 May 2013 | News story

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