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IUCN-Med Biannual Report 2012-2013

IUCN-Med Biennial Report 2012-2013

IUCN Mediterranean Reflections 2012-2013 is a report summarizing the main activities of the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med) developed by the various programmes that are operating from Malaga in 2012, 2013 and part of the work already underway in 2014. …   | French | Spanish

05 Aug 2014 | Downloads - publication

Berlin Tempelhof

URBES Fact sheet #5: Urban resilience and sustainability, two sides of the same coin?

We have entered a new urban era in which the ecology of the planet is increasingly influenced by human activity. Due to increasing urbanisation, cities have become the center of attention, as they generate a rising demand for natural resources and have a global environmental impact. This URBES fact sheet explains the importance of understanding the relationship between people and nature in urban planning and decision making in order to achieve urban resilience and sustainability. …  

24 Jun 2014 | Downloads - publication

Traditional agricultural land use practices in the Dinaric Arc

Traditional agricultural land use practices in the Dinaric Arc

This recently finalized manual explores existing traditional agricultural practices in the transboundary sites NP Plitvicka jezera-NP Una, NP Durmitor-NP Sutjeska, NP Tara-Drina, Neretva delta, and Mountain Dinara, and identifies mechanisms for the maintenance and extension of these practices. Published by IUCN, SNV and WWF, it proposes an entire spectrum of measures that could revitalise the rural areas of the Dinaric Arc and enable farmers to focus on the type of management that would protect biodiversity. …  

10 Feb 2014 | Downloads - publication

Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus). 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status: Critically Endangered

A World Heritage sanctuary for the world’s most threatened cat

Doñana National Park, Spain …  

05 Feb 2014 | Fact sheet
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Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe

Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe

The Implementation Plan of the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 in Europe defines the concrete contribution of the IUCN European region to the IUCN Programme 2013-2016 adopted during the World Conservation Congress, Jeju 2012.   …  

16 Dec 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Berlin Tempelhof

URBES Fact sheet #4: The Cities and Biodiversity Outlook

This URBES factsheet presents the Cities and Biodiversity Outlook and the ten key messages that the project has produced.  …  

09 Dec 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Sustainable tourism management in the transboundary areas of the Dinaric Arc region

Developing sustainable tourism across borders in the Dinaric Arc

Recently published IUCN’s manual ‘Sustainable tourism management in the transboundary areas of the Dinaric Arc region’ presents the practical steps that need to be implemented in order to secure sustainable tourism development. When well-planned and effectively managed, tourism can provide economic benefits to local people and increase the support for conservation of the natural and cultural resources it depends upon.   …  

14 Nov 2013 | Downloads - publication
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BiodivERsA Policy Brief #2 - CLIMIT

BiodivERsA Policy Brief #2: Managing habitats for land use and climate change adaption

IUCN has partnered up with BiodivERsA to help translate the results of the projects funded by the network into a series of policy briefs targeted primarily to EU policy-makers. IUCN has worked closely with the BiodivERsA scientists and experts within the IUCN network to identify key recommendations for EU policy. …  

02 Oct 2013 | Downloads - publication
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BiodivERsA Policy Brief #1 - RACE

BiodivERsA Policy Brief #1: Wildlife diseases on the increase

IUCN has partnered up with BiodivERsA to help translate the results of the projects funded by the network into a series of policy briefs targeted primarily to EU policy-makers. IUCN has worked closely with the BiodivERsA scientists and experts within the IUCN network to identify key recommendations for EU policy.  …  

02 Oct 2013 | Downloads - publication
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Publication "Invasive alien species: the urban dimension"

Invasive alien species: the urban dimension

Invasive alien species (IAS) pose a significant threat to biodiversity in Europe, and this threat is likely to increase in the future unless meaningful action is taken at all levels to control the introduction and establishment of these species and address those already introduced. IUCN has released a publication which compiles case studies from more than 15 European countries and beyond to showcase examples of concrete action at the urban level.  …  

28 Aug 2013 | Downloads - publication
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