Vice minister speaking with rural village community

Report Calls for REDD+ to Invest in Forest Communities

Income generated from REDD+ should be given to forest communities to invest in their future, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD). Investing locally in this way should be part of understanding REDD+ as integral to broader development among forest-dependent communities. 

16 May 2012 | News story

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Herbiers de Magnoliophytes marines de Méditerranée : conservation et contribution à la lutte contre le changement climatique

Herbiers de Magnoliophytes marines de Méditerranée : résilience et contribution à l'atténuation des changements climatiques est une étude qui sera présentée au Maroc lors du Symposium des herbiers marins en Méditerranée ces jours. Ce document analyse le potentiel de stockage de carbone des herbiers marins de Méditerranée alors que le marché du carbone est en développement et s’avère être un outil de plus en plus important dans la lutte contre le changement climatique. Publié par l'UICN et produit par le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN, ce document interpelant notamment les décideurs est un résumé d’une étude plus complète menée sur ces questions. …   | English

16 May 2012 | Media advisory

Mediterranean Seagrass Meadows : Resilience and Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation. A Short Summary.

Les herbiers de Magnoliophytes marines de Méditerranée : résilience et contribution à l’atténuation des changements climatiques

Pergent G., Bazairi H., Bianchi C.N., Boudouresque C.F., Buia M.C., Clabaut P., Harmelin-Vivien M., Mateo M.A., Montefalcone M., Morri C., Orfanidis S., Pergent-Martini C., Semroud R., Serrano O., Verlaque M. (2012) …   | English | Spanish

15 May 2012 | Downloads - publication

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Enter the IUCN – Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award now!

For over a decade, IUCN has teamed up with Thomson Reuters Foundation to honour exceptional environmental journalism. From 15 May to 15 June 2012, journalists and writers across the world are invited to submit an article for the IUCN – Thomson Reuters Environmental Media Award. …  

15 May 2012 | Article

Escolares malagueños en la visita al nuevo Itinerario de Biodiversidad en la finca Los Ruices, acompañados por la Concejala de Medio Ambiente, Ana Mª Navarro Luna, y el director de UICN-Med, Antonio Troya.

Escolares malagueños aprenden el valor de la biodiversidad

Cerca de 11.000 escolares han participado este año en dos programas educativos de biodiversidad organizados por el Ayuntamiento de Málaga -Miembro de UICN- con el fin de difundir la riqueza botánica y paisajística de este municipio. …  

10 May 2012 | News story

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SOS - Save Our Species: New call for proposals open!

The second SOS Call for Proposals has just opened. Non-governmental organisations (including IUCN members), community groups, and other civil society organisations are welcome to apply for an SOS grant for one of the following Strategic Directions: …  

08 May 2012 | News story

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Linking IUCN science to global action

IUCN is ready to participate actively and share its most prominent knowledge products with an emerging global platform on biodiversity and its benefits (IPBES). Learn more on IUCN’s knowledge, tools and standards and discover how these can help IPBES linking science to action. …  

20 Apr 2012 | News story

Jebel Zaghouan National Park

Mobilizing local partners for Eco-tourism in Tunisia

As part of a project led by IUCN-Med and funded by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) for the establishment of an eco-tourism plan in two pilot protected areas in North Africa (Morocco and Tunisia), a 2nd field visit took place in Tunisia during the last week of March. …  

16 Apr 2012 | News story

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IUCN offers conservation knowledge for global nature platform

The world needs a stronger link between government policy and scientific facts regarding nature and its benefits. IUCN is taking part in the second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 16-21 April, Panama City, Panama. …  

13 Apr 2012 | News story

Reunión del Comité español de UICN preparatoria del Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza 2012

España se prepara para el V Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza

El Comité español de UICN (CeUICN) y sus miembros debaten las principales problemáticas ambientales que plantearán durante encuentro mundial de septiembre en Jeju, Corea del Sur …  

12 Apr 2012 | News story