Noticias de y para los Miembros

Marketing traditional knowledge in Kenozerski National Park, Russia

What policy support in the basket of IPBES?

The Chair’s summary, scoping paper and all documentation of an international expert workshop on policy support through relevant tools and methodologies in the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is now available. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story

Sundarbans mangrove forest.

Advancing carbon measurements in mangrove forest

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), an IUCN member, has just published a new report ‘Protocols for the measurement, monitoring and reporting of structure, biomass and carbon stocks in mangrove forests’ and highlights the alarming rate of mangrove loss.  

15 Mar 2012 | Article

Ross Sea

IUCN members calling for the protection of the Ross Sea

Antarctica is, on average, the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth. The waters around Antarctica – the Southern Ocean – is one of the most productive oceans on the planet and is the home for many charismatic wildlife including penguins, whales, dolphins and seals.
Human extractions from and activities in the Southern Ocean, compared to other areas of the world’s ocean, are relatively low. However, with increasing pressure on marine living resources such as krill – shrimp-like crustacean – and fish species such as the Antarctic toothfish – also known as Chilean Seabass – the management and regulation of human activities, in particles fisheries, becomes even more important.

15 Mar 2012 | Article

Bagré Dam, Burkina Faso

Think dams, think people

Marseille, 14 March 2012 - When building large dams, benefits to local communities can go hand in hand with broader national development objectives, shows a study launched today by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development) at the World Water Forum in Marseille. …   | French

14 Mar 2012 | International news release

Fishing in floodwaters in Xe Champhone, Lao PDR.

'The Way Towards Rio+20' - speech by IUCN Director General

Mr Chairman, thank you for your invitation to address this important event and to contribute, on behalf of IUCN, to your deliberations over what should be Marseille’s message to the Rio+20 Conference. …  

13 Mar 2012 | IUCN statement


Foro Mundial del Agua: la naturaleza asume un papel central

La “infraestructura” natural, como las cuencas hidrográficas, bosques, lagos y humedales, juega un papel clave en el abordaje de las necesidades globales de agua y debe ser parte integral de los programas de gestión de los recursos hídricos de todos los países, afirma la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) en el Foro Mundial del Agua en Marsella. …   | English | French

10 Mar 2012 | News story

2012 World Conservation Congress logo

Candidatos para el Consejo de la UICN 2013-2016

Los Miembros de la UICN elegirán un nuevo Consejo para el período 2013-16 en el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN, que tendrá lugar en Jeju, República de Corea, del 6 al 15 de setiembre de 2012. La UICN se complace en anunciar la lista de candidatos para los cargos de Presidente, Tesorero, Presidentes de Comisiones y Consejeros Regionales. …   | English | French

09 Mar 2012 | News story

Campbell Island Albatross (Thalassarche impavida)

Preocupantes disminuciones de aves marinas en el mundo

La situación de las aves marinas del mundo se ha deteriorado rápidamente en estas últimas décadas y varias especies y poblaciones se encuentran hoy en día, peligrosamente, cerca de la extinción, según una nueva revisión de BirdLife International, socio de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas™ de la UICN. En todo el mundo, las industrias pesqueras comerciales representan la amenaza más seria para las aves marinas. …   | English | French

09 Mar 2012 | International news release

Mangrove coastline in Mozambique

IUCN Regions and Global Marine and Polar Programme set course for cooperation on global coasts

Representatives from IUCN Secretariat, Commissions, Membership and Council met in Zanzibar from March 5-9, 2012 to strengthen collaboration on coastal work and set priorities for the coming 5 years.  Participants learned that an impressive array of coastal activities are already being implemented across the globe but key areas of closer cooperation for future project development were identified. …  

09 Mar 2012 | Article

Woman voting on forest management in Ghana

IUCN’s world first: boosting women’s role in tackling climate change

International Women’s Day is the story of ordinary women making history. Today, the voices of women in Africa are being heard as they engage in action to limit climate change through deforestation. …  

08 Mar 2012 | News story