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Government of Guatemala

Assessing countries’ true land restoration potential now possible, says IUCN

The largest landscape restoration initiative in history gained further momentum today - the International Day of Forests - as IUCN and other partners provide the world’s nations with new guidance on assessing their national restoration potential. 

21 Mar 2014 | International news release

NOAA

Governments unite to conserve iconic Sargasso Sea

Governments of Bermuda, the Azores, Monaco, United Kingdom and the United States have signed a declaration committing to the conservation of the Sargasso Sea – a vast patch of mid-Atlantic Ocean known for its unique floating seaweeds that harbour rich biodiversity. This is the first time an international alliance has been formed to protect this unique haven of marine life. …  

12 Mar 2014 | International news release

Mountain gorilla, Virunga National Park, World Heritage site

IUCN welcomes Total’s ‘no-go’ commitment in World Heritage sites

Oil and gas company Total has confirmed that it will not carry out extractive operations within natural World Heritage sites, including Virunga National Park. IUCN welcomes this decision and calls on all oil and gas companies to follow suit. …   | Dutch

03 Feb 2014 | International news release

American bullfrog (Lithobates
catesbeianus)

Science first, say 235 experts on the EU proposal on invasive alien species

Today a group of 235 individual experts and organisations from 36 countries, including 23 EU Member States, published a joint statement calling on the European institutions to adopt a science-based approach for the EU-wide legislation on invasive alien species. The Call was coordinated jointly by BirdLife Europe, IUCN European Union Representative Office and Neobiota. …  

27 Nov 2013 | International news release

Marine Protected Areas cover almost 3% of the ocean

El mundo se acerca al 3% de la protección de sus océanos

Las áreas marinas protegidas cubren en la actualidad 2.8% de los océanos del mundo – un espacio mayor que Europa – de acuerdo con el mapa oficial que se lanza hoy con información de la Base de Datos Mundial de Áreas Protegidas, que lideran la UICN y el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente. …   | English

24 Oct 2013 | International news release
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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

The Duke of Cambridge and IUCN unite for wildlife

As part of his latest conservation initiative, The Duke of Cambridge brings together an unprecedented collaboration between the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, and seven of the world’s most influential conservation organizations, including IUCN. …  

12 Sep 2013 | International news release

Sequoia

Las especies más antiguas y más grandes del mundo se pierden - Lista Roja de la UICN

Según las últimas noticias de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN™ se observan disminuciones preocupantes de coníferas —los organismos más antiguos y más grandes del mundo— los camarones de agua dulce, los caracoles cónicos y la marsopa sin aleta del Yangtsé. El eslizón gigante de Cabo Verde, una especie de lagarto, el pececito de Santa Cruz y una especie de camarón de agua dulce se han declarado en extinción. …   | English | French | Dutch

02 Jul 2013 | International news release

Namibia, Namib Sand Sea

Five natural wonders declared World Heritage

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 21 June 2013 (IUCN) -- Namib Sand Sea in Namibia, Xinjiang Tianshan in China, Tajik National Park in Tajikistan, Mount Etna in Italy and El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve in Mexico have been declared World Heritage sites, following expert recommendations of IUCN. …  

21 Jun 2013 | International news release

Pacific Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus occidentalis)

Especies inesperadas en peligro a causa del cambio climático

La mayoría de las especies que corren mayor peligro a causa del cambio climático no se consideran actualmente prioritarias en materia de conservación, según un estudio de la UICN que introduce un método innovador para evaluar la vulnerabilidad de las especies al cambio climático. …   | English | French

12 Jun 2013 | International news release

Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) - Vulnerable

Sharks, rhinos and elephants among wildlife trade summit winners

A historic vote to improve the sustainability of the international trade of eight species of sharks and rays that are listed as threatened on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is among the key decisions taken at the CITES wildlife trade summit closing today in Bangkok. …  

14 Mar 2013 | International news release

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