Noticias de y para los Miembros

Coral reefs are a key weapon in the armory against climate change, helping to buffer coastlines from storms and acting as havens for biodiversity but they are being degraded by ocean acidification.

Climate agreement must recognise nature’s solutions – IUCN

Ahead of the UN climate conference, IUCN – International Union for Conservation of Nature – is calling for an agreement that recognises the role of nature in reducing carbon emissions and helping nations adapt to a changing climate. …  

28 Nov 2015 | International news release

IUCN World Conservation Congress - Registration is now open!

Registration is now open for the IUCN World Conservation Congress, taking place from 1 to 10 September 2016 in Hawaiʻi, U.S.A. Visit the Congress website to register for the event and book your accommodation. …  

25 Nov 2015 | Article

Logo for the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

IUCN Elections – Call for Nominations now open.

IUCN Member Organisations and Institutions have been invited to propose names for the positions of President, Treasurer and Chairs of IUCN’s Commissions and to nominate candidates for Regional Councillor, for the period 2016-2020. IUCN Commission members may also propose names for the position of Chairs of Commissions. …  

12 Nov 2015 | Article

Sargasso Sea

IUCN and UNESCO explore how World Heritage can protect the high seas

Watch this video to learn why IUCN has joined forces with UNESCO’s Marine World Heritage Programme to explore how the World Heritage Convention could protect the high seas. …  

04 Nov 2015 | Article

SOS Save Our Species, SOS Lemurs,

SOS – Save Our Species announces first nine projects under special initiative 'SOS Lemurs'

Today is World Lemur Day, when we celebrate both the uniqueness and diversity of Madagascar’s lemurs - the world’s most threatened group of mammals. Today, however, with the announcement of the first nine new lemur conservation projects by SOS - Save Our Species, the future is looking that little bit brighter for these charismatic primates and the communities who depend on their survival.   …  

30 Oct 2015 | News story

bald eagle

Los Miembros de la UICN votaron sobre una propuesta del Consejo

La votación electrónica más reciente, por parte de los Miembros de la UICN, finalizó el martes 13 de octubre de 2015. …   | English | French

28 Oct 2015 | Article

Birds on a wire

La UICN da la bienvenida a 16 nuevos Miembros

El Consejo de la UICN admitió a 16 nuevos Miembros.
  | English | French

22 Oct 2015 | Article

Jacques de Speville, Mauritius Fruit Bat, 2015B-010-016, SOS Save OUr Species, MWF

Position Statement on the culling of the Mauritius Fruit Bat | (Pteropus niger)

The Species Survival Commission (SSC) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has been informed that the Government of Mauritius has decided to implement a cull of the Mauritius Fruit Bat (Pteropus niger) due to the alleged damage it causes to commercial fruit crops.   …  

20 Oct 2015 | News story

Western gray whales in Sakhalin

Scientific panel to advise industry on how to lessen its impact on rare whales

IUCN has recently appointed a team of distinguished scientists, who will examine the impacts of oil and gas development on rare whales found off the coast of Russia’s Sakhalin Island, just north of Japan. …   | Russian

19 Oct 2015 | News story

13A-064-013, Sawfish, DRDH, SOS Save Our Species

Tuning into Sawfish Conservation West African Style

Most people love a good story, reasons Armelle Jung, the AfricaSaw Project Coordinator with Des Requins et Des Hommes (DRDH), working in Western Africa to save sawfishes from entanglement in fishing lines. …  

15 Oct 2015 | News story