Nouvelles et évènements du PACO

Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Second IUCN Red List of Ecosystems photo contest: Open until 5 October

Don't miss your chance to participate in the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems photo contest - open until 5 October! …  

29 Sep 2014 | News story

Striped frog, Tavira, Portugal

Cadre d'Action pour Renforcer l'Union: faites entendre votre opinion

Il vous reste 7 jours pour donner votre opinion sur la consultation du renforcement de l'Union. …   | English | Spanish

23 Sep 2014 | News story

13A-066-003B, Mecistops, Central Africa, new species, JohnThorbjarnarson, SOS, RSCF,

West Africa’s Crocodile Conservationists in Training

Digbé, Zoh, Monet, and Irie awoke one February morning not realizing their professional lives were about to change forever. They were the crocodile keepers at the Abidjan National Zoo (ZNA) but from that day they were transformed into crocodile conservationists thanks to SOS grantee Dr. Matt Shirley, team leader with Project Mecistops.   …  

03 Sep 2014 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General, at World Water Week 2014

Water and energy – life partners

World Water Week — the annual event focusing on water-related challenges — is underway in Stockholm, Sweden. IUCN is calling for increased cooperation between the water and energy sectors which is critical for sustainable development. …  

01 Sep 2014 | News story

Beqa Island, Fiji.

BIOPAMA: Developing capacity across the regions and on to Sydney

Capacity development for protected areas management is universally accepted as a top priority. And in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, many protected areas do not achieve their objectives of conserving key species, ecosystems and services, due to limited human and institutional capacity; particularly to access and use information to improve decision making. BIOPAMA (the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme) is responding to this challenge by developing capacity for protected area management through work at the regional level, and through wider collaboration with a range of global actors and local actors to develop and share best practices. Some of these will be showcased at the protected areas event of the decade: the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014. …  

19 Aug 2014 | News story

Garde de gorilles dans le Volcano National Park, au Rwanda

L’augmentation des assassinats de gardes forestiers appelle à un renforcement des lois

Alors que les braconniers sont responsables de plus de la moitié des décès de gardes forestiers au cours des deux dernières années, l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) et la Fédération internationale des gardes forestiers (IRF) appellent à un durcissement de la position contre la criminalité liée aux espèces sauvages dans le monde, alors que la Journée mondiale des gardes forestiers sera célébrée le 31 juillet. …   | English | Spanish

29 Jul 2014 | News story

Cover - CRiSTAL User's Manual, Version 5

CRiSTAL User's Manual, Version 5

Climate variability is one of many stresses faced by local communities. Climate change may further alter climate variability over time by increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, by creating gradual changes in average climate conditions, or by generating new climate hazards. …  

29 Jul 2014 | Downloads - publication

Pangolin

Eating pangolins to extinction

The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction. …  

29 Jul 2014 | International news release

Couverture rapport annuel 2013

Rapport annuel 2013, UICN-PACO : Bâtir l’avenir par des solutions naturelles et novatrices

Ce rapport rend compte des ressources mobilisées par l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale et de ce que celles-ci ont permis d’entreprendre comme principales actions et garantir comme résultats et acquis significatifs en 2013. Ce rapport est aussi disponible en anglais. …  

28 Jul 2014 | News story

Couverture Rapport annuel 2013

Rapport annuel 2013, UICN-PACO : Bâtir l’avenir par des solutions naturelles et novatrices

Ce rapport rend compte des ressources mobilisées par l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale et de ce que celles-ci ont permis d’entreprendre comme principales actions et garantir comme résultats et acquis significatifs en 2013.Ce rapport est aussi disponible en anglais. …  

28 Jul 2014 | Downloads - publication

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