Press Releases

Barbary sheep

Barbary sheep on the edge of survival in North Africa

A workshop was organized the 27-29 May 2014 in Tunisia, aiming to address the current conservation situation of the Barbary sheep in this country. …   | French

04 Jun 2014 | News story

Workshop

Eighteen Mediterranean protected areas met in Roma to create a new offer of sustainable tourism

In the meeting organized on the theme “creating an appealing ecotourism product” participants debated on how to spread the most innovative principles in the field of ecotourism in the Mediterranean. …   | French

04 Jun 2014 | News story

Poster of the 2014 WED in Malaga

Malaga invites to act for the World Environmental Day

As the World Environment day was celebrated last 5th of June, the city of Malaga developed its own initiatives to sensitive her youngsters to the conservation of their environment. …   | French | Spanish

03 Jun 2014 | News story

Forest Communication Network

Forest Communicators of the Mediterranean have their own network

Rabat, 13-15 May 2014 - Rabat hosted the first Mediterranean Forest Communicators workshop on 13-15 May 2014 where more than 25 experts, administration’s representants and journalists from 10 different countries gathered in order to exchange knowledge and experiences. …   | French

29 May 2014 | News story

Kayangel Atoll, Palau

Celebrate the unique and wonderful nature of the world’s islands

IUCN joins its member organizations and partners around the world in celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity, advocating the role of islands in addressing pressing global issues through ingenuity, innovation and use of traditional knowledge. …   | French

22 May 2014 | News story

Colourful coral reef scene

IUCN welcomes 9 new Members and 2 National Committees

The IUCN Council has admitted 9 new Members to IUCN and officially recognized 2 National Committees. …   | French | Spanish

21 May 2014 | News story

Engraulis Encrasicolus

IUCN-Med and GFCM FAO renew commitment for a sustainable use of marine resources

The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med) signed this morning a new agreement with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM – FAO) during the 38th session of the Commission to tighten links towards a sustainable use of marine resources. …   | French

19 May 2014 | News story

National Park of Djurdjura (Algeria)

North Africa key biodiversity areas project takes off

The project "Enhancement of biodiversity key areas in North Africa, through the involvement of civil society's organizations for their management and protection" was recently presented in Morocco and Algeria by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation team. Involving Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, this subregional project aims at improving the management and governance of protected areas and key biodiversity areas in the Mediterranean. The project is funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the framework of its strategic direction "Improving the conservation and the protection status of 44 Key Biodiversity Areas". …   | French | Spanish

12 May 2014 | News story

Guiding Toolkit for Increasing
Climate Change Resilience

A new Guiding Toolkit for Increasing Climate Change Resilience for the Mediterranean region

Started in January 2011, the SEARCH project comes to its end, and is happy to announce the launching of a Guiding toolkit for Increasing Climate Change Resilience. …   | French | Spanish

28 Apr 2014 | News story

Deforestation and land degradation in Tsorona, Eritrea

Nominate experts for the work of IPBES

On 2 April 2014, IPBES issued the second call for nominations of experts through IPBES member governments and other relevant stakeholders to help implementing its first work programme 2014-2018. It is highly relevant to the experts within the IUCN's network, especially in the light of the Resolutions from the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress on IPBES itself, and on IUCN’s role in the Platform. …   | French | Spanish

11 Apr 2014 | News story


Mediterranean landscape