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Pancratium maritimum, Important plant for Long Beach, Ulicnj (Montenegro)

Conserving wild plants and habitats for people across the Mediterranean

The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and Plantlife International are beginning a new project to further the conservation of wild plants and their habitats in the South and East Mediterranean. The project “Conserving wild plants and habitats for people in the South and East Mediterranean (IPA-Med)” has been launched today at the kick off workshop held in Montenegro.   | Spanish

30 Oct 2014 | News story

Lorenzo J. de Rosenzweig con la embajadora de la Semana Nacional por la Conservación, Margarita, la Diosa de la Cumbia en Ciudad de México

El Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C. recibe importante reconocimiento por su trayectoria del gobierno mexicano

A principios de octubre, la Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas de México dio a conocer los ganadores del Reconocimiento a la Conservación de la Naturaleza 2014. La organización Miembro de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), el Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, A.C. (FMCN), fue declarado ganador en la categoría de organizaciones civiles.  

30 Oct 2014 | News story

Presenting the Message from Guadeloupe

Make European Union Overseas the centre for action on biodiversity and climate change

International conference tackles biodiversity loss and climate change in European Union (EU) overseas entities and neighbouring regions. …  

30 Oct 2014 | News story

Rock Islands - Palau

BIOPAMA: Preparing for the protected areas event of the decade

More than 5000 people interested in conservation and protected areas will converge in Sydney, Australia, for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 (WPC). BIOPAMA is closely involved in several sessions and events during the WPC, in particular related to capacity development, information management, and data analysis for decision-making, as well as the Leaders’ Dialogues. …  

28 Oct 2014 | News story

Risso's dolphin

Discussing Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries

The Third Biennial Conference on Cetacean Conservation in South Mediterranean Countries took place in Jounieh (Lebanon), from 21 to 23 October 2014, and gathered about 50 participants from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and international and regional organisations. This event was organised with the support and the collaboration of the Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA -MAP-UNEP), the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, and the National Centre for Marine Sciences (CNRS) of Lebanon.  | French

28 Oct 2014 | News story

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