Black grouper,near threatened due to fishing on its spawning aggregation.

Twenty coral reef fishes threatened with extinction

Twenty species of grouper, a globally important group of 162 coral reef food fishes, are threatened with extinction unless management or conservation measures are introduced. …  

06 Mar 2007 | News story

Gobernanza de aguas compartidas

El Centro de Derecho Ambiental y la Oficina Regional de UICN para Mesoamérica presentan el libro Gobernanza de aguas compartidas: aspectos jurídicos e institucionales, el cual es un esfuerzo conjunto que recoge los aportes del diálogo sobre gobernanza de cuencas compartidas celebrado en Ciudad de Guatemala en septiembre de 2004 y organizado por la Unidad de gestión del agua de la UICN-Mesoamérica. …   | English

05 Mar 2007 | News story

Marton-Lefèvre briefs EU

In her first visit to Brussels as IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre has held high level talks with European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, as well as other senior European Commission officials and members of the European Parliament on the next World Conservation Congress, to be held in Barcelona in October 2008. …  

02 Mar 2007 | News story

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New International Standard for Sustainable Wild Collection of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

A new standard to promote the sustainable management and trade in wild medicinal and aromatic plants (MAP) was launched today at Biofach, the World Organic Trade Fair, Nuremberg, Germany.   …  

16 Feb 2007 | News story

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