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Tiger (Panthera tigris)

Species on the Edge of Survival – The ultimate guide to nature in need

Why is the Javan Rhino one of the world’s most threatened large mammals? What efforts are underway to help conserve the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds of Ecuador? Why is there a dramatic decline in the Globosa Mangrove? You can find answers to these and many more questions in a unique anthology, Species on the Edge of Survival, published by Collins. …  

25 Aug 2011 | News story

Mark Smith announces launch of BRIDGE at IUCN reception, World Water Week

IUCN launches BRIDGE at World Water Week

The new BRIDGE project, or Building River Dialogue and Governance, was officially launched at World Water Week during a reception at the event's main exhibition. …  

24 Aug 2011 | News story

IUCN/Mark Smith

World Water Week: Nature turns on the tap

How do we ensure safe access to water and sanitation for the planet’s growing urban population? This question will be discussed at the World Water Week from 21-27 August in Stockholm. The theme this year is ‘Responding to Global Changes: Water in an Urbanising World’. IUCN’s answer comes from nature itself. …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

Foro Sudamericano de Miembros, UICN. Lima, 2011.

UICN-Sur: 20 años trabajando por la conservación y el desarrollo sostenible

A propósito del Foro Regional de Miembros, que se llevó a cabo en Lima, Perú entre el 13 y 15 de junio, UICN reflexiona sobre las fortalezas y desafíos institucionales para cumplir con su visión de "Un mundo justo, que valora y conserva la naturaleza". …  

15 Aug 2011 | News story
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Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: Construindo a Estratégia Brasileira para 2020. Agosto, 2011

Líderes do setor privado reúnem-se em Brasília para a elaboração da estratégia brasileira de biodiversidade

O encontro faz parte da iniciativa Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: construindo a estratégia brasileira para 2020, organizada pelo Ministério do Meio Ambiente, União Internacional para Conservação da Natureza (UICN), WWF-Brasil e Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ). …  

09 Aug 2011 | News story
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Gorilla guard in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Remember the rangers: 31 July is World Ranger Day

Today we celebrate World Ranger Day. We commemorate those rangers all over the world who have died in the course of their duties but also those who risk their lives every day at the forefront of conservation. While some are exposed to hazardous environmental conditions such as floods or dangerous animals, others are targeted because they stand up to poachers, drug warlords and criminals. This year alone, at least 31 were murdered, some under the most horrific circumstances. …  

31 Jul 2011 | News story

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Membresía Honoraria de la UICN

La Membresía Honoraria de la UICN, que reconoce contribuciones extraordinarias a la conservación de la naturaleza y los recursos naturales, se concede en el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza a dos o tres personas que hayan contribuido de manera excepcional a promover los objetivos de la Unión. …   | English | French

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Medalla en Memoria de Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Establecida hace ocho años, durante el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza en Tailandia, este premio se otorgará a un profesional de la conservación que haya realizado contribuciones destacadas a la conservación de la naturaleza y los recursos naturales. …   | English | French

28 Jul 2011 | News story

John C. Phillips

Medalla en Memoria de John C. Phillips

Se invita a las organizaciones Miembro de la UICN y a los miembros de sus Comisiones a postular candidatos a la Medalla en Memoria de John C. Phillips. La Medalla John C. Phillips se otorga en reconocimiento a los destacados servicios en favor de la conservación internacional del medio ambiente y conmemora la vida y obra del Dr John C.Phillips, pionero del movimiento ambientalista. …   | English | French

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Broadgilled Hagfish Eptatretus cirrhatus

Depletion of the body snatchers: bad news for marine environment

A recent study conducted for The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has determined that 20% of hagfish species are at an elevated risk of extinction*. Scientists warn that this figure could be much higher. …  

28 Jul 2011 | International news release