World Conservation Congress, Barcelona 2008


Synergy for Pacific Invasives

The IUCN Regional Office for Oceania and the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) Regional Office for the Pacific (ROP) are developing a synergistic mechanism for the delivery of Pacific services on addressing regional invasive species issues.

17 Sep 2009 | News story
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SSC experts search ways to save "Treasure Island" from ravages of invasive species

Gland, Switzerland, 5 April 2004 (IUCN) - Five experts from the Invasive Species Specialist Group of IUCN's Species Survival Commission are investigating ways to eradicate alien invasive species from Costa Rica's Cocos Island National Park, to save the island's unique native biodiversity. Alan Tye, Brian Cook, Norm McDonald, Michel Pascal and Claudine Sierra all have extensive experience in the management and eradication of alien species in New Zealand, Australia, the Galapagos Islands and other countries. They recently carried out a mission to the island that is a favourite destination for treasure hunters due to legends about great fortunes hidden by pirates, centuries ago. …  

01 Feb 2007 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvbre at Holcim event in Fez

Holcim Awards Gold prize for sustainable construction to Fez in Morocco

This innovative approach to sustainable construction project was selected for the top international prize from almost 5000 plans and visions from 121 countries. IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre and celebrated architects and building professionals presented on 16 July the trophy at a hand-over event in Fez , Morocco …  

17 Jul 2009 | News story
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World Conservation Congress, Bangkok 2004

Samitha and a coworker at Ba Be National Park in northern Vietnam.

Building Biodiversity with IUCN

I joined the IUCN Viet Nam office on the Volunteering for International Development Australia programme at a busy and exciting time. My first week coincided with the 2008 Asian Wetlands Symposium, which was hosted by the Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), with core support from IUCN. …  

07 Apr 2009 | News story
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The IUCN Vietnam shared information on FLEGT with NGOs in Hanoi.

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Analysis Identifies Ways to Improve Understanding and Increase Legality

If a tree is cut down illegally, but no one knows the law, did it make a sound? Riddle aside, the IUCN Vietnam is attempting to address that exact problem. In 2008, The European Union created a FLEGT action plan as a way to cut down on illegal logging. However, in Vietnam, there is a lack of understanding and awareness of the FLEGT action plan. The IUCN Vietnam has been working hard to raise awareness and increase the legality of FLEGT. …  

29 Sep 2009 | News story
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Termitières en Guinée

L'économie au service de la conservation - atelier technique en Afrique de l'Ouest

Le 24 avril 2009, un atelier méthodologique sur le thème de l’économie de l’environnement a été organisé dans le bureau régional de l’UICN à Ouagadougou. …  

19 May 2009 | Downloads - document
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Siphandon Books

Siphandone: The Mekong River Under Threat

Siphandone or Four Thousand Islands encompasses a fascinating 50 Km stretch of the Mekong River consisting of the maze of extensively braided channels, islands and seasonally flooded riverine habitats and the largest complex of waterfalls in Asia.  

10 Jun 2009 | Downloads - publication

Margarita Astrálaga (UICN-Med) y Miguel Esteban Martín (Diputación de Málaga) el 21 de septiembre 2009

L'UICN et le Conseil Régional de Malaga s’allient pour protéger la mer d'Alboran

Le nouvel accord de collaboration avec le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l'UICN, adopté en séance plénière par le Conseil Régional de Malaga, soutient cette initiative pour la protection et la conservation de la mer d'Alboran, à travers une coopération plus étroite entre l'Andalousie, le Maroc et l'Algérie. …   | English | Spanish

22 Sep 2009 | International news release
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