South America

Aroha Mead, New Zealand

El mundo está listo para un enfoque más integrado de las políticas ambientales, económicas, sociales y culturales

Mensaje de la Presidenta Mundial de la CPAES, Aroha Te Pereake Mead …  

23 May 2012 | News story
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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

Rodrigo Medellin receives the Whitley Fund for Nature Gold Award from HRH The Princess Royal at the Royal Geographical Society, London, May 9th, 2012

IUCN bat expert wins prestigious conservation award

Many congratulations to Rodrigo Medellín, co-chair of the IUCN SSC Bat Specialist Group, who has been awarded the 2012 Whitley Gold Award, donated by The Friends of Whitley Fund for Nature, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to conservation. …  

11 May 2012 | News story

Tapires en Ecuador.

Día Nacional del Tapir en Ecuador

Hoy, 9 de mayo, unámonos a este festejo por una especie libre de amenazas y por un ambiente sano, sin contaminación. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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Sitio web Programa Trinacional de Conservación y Desarrollo Sostenible, 2012.

Programa Trinacional lanza sitio web

A partir de ahora podrá encontrar en la web toda la información sobre el Programa Trinacional de Conservación y Desarrollo Sostenible La Paya (Colombia), Cuyabeno (Ecuador), Güeppí (Perú), una iniciativa que busca encontrar elementos comunes de trabajo que permitan preservar esta zona, considerada por su exuberancia natural y cultural, como una de las más ricas del planeta. …  

07 May 2012 | News story

Proyecto Buena Governanza del Agua y Cambio Climático

Animated video on climate change adaptation

A new animated video 'Adaptación al Cambio Climático: Gente y Ecosistemas', was recently developed by the IUCN Mesoamerica office. …  

30 Apr 2012 | News story


Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established

After several years of international negotiations, the final operational design of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was agreed upon during the Second Plenary Session to build IPBES held in Panama City, Panama, from 16-21 April 2012. …  

24 Apr 2012 | News story

Toborochi, Chaco Paraguayo

Áreas protegidas en El Chaco sudamericano y cambio climático

Taller regional de municipios y cambio climático …  

20 Apr 2012 | News story
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Holding nature

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

Mekong at sunset

BRIDGE – Training workshop on water governance

Promoting water governance capacity across boundaries lies at the core of the IUCN BRIDGE -Building River Dialogue and Governance- project. A training workshop on water governance learning took place in Lima, Peru from 13 to 15 April for BRIDGE coordinators from Asia, Central and South America. …  

19 Apr 2012 | News story

South American regional office