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The Mediterranean is characterised by a high diversity of species and ecosystems, highly productive lands and seas, a moderate climate, as well as a particular landscape and harmony between man and nature. Among the problems affecting the region are the rapid urbanisation of coastal zones, thus reducing the extent of natural areas; the modification of coastal landscapes; the increasing conflicts between the uses of land, water and other natural resources; the increasing loss of soil due to erosion, and the scarcity of water.

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Cartel del concurso de Microrrelatos - Día Mundial de Medio Ambiente

El Ayuntamiento de Málaga y UICN promueven un concurso de microrrelatos para celebrar el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente

El Ayuntamiento de Málaga y el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) organizan la 1º Edición del concurso de microrrelatos dentro del conjunto de actividades programadas por la ciudad de Málaga para celebrar el Día Mundial del Medioambiente 2015, el próximo 5 de junio. …  

22 May 2015 | News story

Biodiversity is the cornerstone of our existence

International Day for Biological Diversity 2015: Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

Every year on May 22, people around the world celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity, a day aimed at increasing understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. From habitat loss and overexploitation to illegal wildlife trade and climate change, a whole host of very real and damaging threats is facing the planet’s incredible biodiversity. Combatting these issues lies at the core of IUCN’s work and feeds into the organisation’s mission of ‘a just world that values and conserves nature’. …  

22 May 2015 | Article

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IUCN Welcomes 15 new Members

The IUCN Council has admitted 15 new Members to IUCN  | French | Spanish | Spanish

13 May 2015 | Article

Events


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Challenges and opportunities for Mediterranean marinescape, Piraeus (Greece) on 26-27 May 2015

What are the current and future threats, challenges and opportunities for Mediterranean marinescapes and coastal landscapes? This year’s Marinescape Forum, which will be held in Piraeus (Greece) on 26-27 May 2015, will attempt to answer these and many other questions by fostering a dialogue between regional and national, civil and institutional stakeholders from Europe and the Mediterranean. The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation will participate in these debates presenting its marine programme and its activities to foster marine protected areas. …  

19 May 2015 | Event

Fagonia Garden in Egypt.

Egypt will host the IUCN North Africa Conservation Forum, 4-6 October 2015, Cairo (Egypt)

Egypt will be hosting the upcoming IUCN North Africa Conservation Forum which will be held in Cairo from 4 to 6 October 2015. The event will be organized jointly by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the Arab Office for Youth and Environment (AOYE), IUCN members NGO in Egypt.  …  

14 May 2015 | Event

Portada de la web de la II Feria Internacional de Aves

II Feria Internacional de la Aves de Doñana, 17 -19 Abril 2015

La Feria Internacional de las Aves vuelve a repetir este año como punto de encuentro de ornitólogos aficionados y profesionales que participarán en diversos talleres y visitas guiadas en el entorno de Doñana los días 17 y 19 de abril, en plena explosión primaveral. …  

28 Mar 2015 | Event

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