Méditerranée

Woman with baby at local water well, Zambia.

IUCN addresses food, water and energy security at UN meeting

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, chaired a high-level discussion on food, water and energy security during the recent meeting of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. She championed the theme that energy, water and food security rely on ecosystem services and in order to safeguard them, we must invest in nature’s supporting role. …  

28 Sep 2011 | News story

A volcano in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

May 2012: First Congress on Protected Volcanic Landscapes

"Volcandpark" is the first congress to be devoted to park management, awareness-raising and geotourism in protected volcanic areas. It will be held in Olot, Spain. Shared with CEC by Joseph Mallarach of WCPA. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Un travail de planification participatif a permis d’adopter un plan de zonage au sein de la partie marine du Parc National d’Al Hoceima

La zone marine protégée du Parc National d’Al Hoceima

Un travail de planification participatif a permis d’adopter un plan de zonage au sein de la partie marine du Parc National d’Al Hoceima.
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21 Sep 2011 | News story

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon, 2009-2010

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve in Lebanon: a growing innovative model in West Asia

In 2007, the Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa (APJM) (www.jabalmoussa.org) and many local experts joined efforts to protect the pristine landscape of Jabal Moussa Mountain of Kesrwan-Lebanon which was being exposed to major threats from human activities. …  

07 Sep 2011 | News story

Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.

Whales & dolphins need more protected areas

A new book, Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is released, calling for accelerated efforts to conserve marine mammals by protecting a greater area of the ocean. Currently only 1.3% of the ocean is protected but many new Marine Protected Areas are being created. Erich Hoyt, the book’s author and IUCN’s cetacean specialist, examines current and future developments in ocean protection. …  

05 Sep 2011 | News story

Garba Tula drylands project, Kenya

Le pastoralisme est la réponse à la sécheresse en Afrique

Le pastoralisme mobile permettrait en partie de résoudre la sécheresse qui sévit dans la Corne de l’Afrique, selon l’Initiative mondiale pour un pastoralisme durable, organisation hébergée par l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

30 Aug 2011 | News story

IUCN Med

UICN-Med cherche des experts en espèces

Le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l´UICN (UICN-Med) cherche des experts volontaires pour contribuer à l´évaluation des différents groupes taxonomiques de la Liste Rouge des espèces ménacées dans la région méditerranéenne. Cette évaluation fait partie du projet intitulé: Évaluation de la Biodiversité Méditerranéenne Phase 2 : En répondant aux lacunes d´information sur la région méditerranéenne. …   | English | Spanish

16 Aug 2011 | News story
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Commission logo banded in gold.

Call for nominations for next CEC Chair

Keith Wheeler's term as CEC Chair comes to an end after the next IUCN World Conservation Congress. CEC members are invited to submit nominations for a new Chair by October 1, 2011. (français / español)
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15 Aug 2011 | News story

Members of the IUCN Council. February 2009.

Appel à candidatures pour l’élection des membres du Conseil lors du Congrès 2012

Nous appelons les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions à participer à la gouvernance de l’Union et à suggérer des candidats en vue de l’élection du prochain Conseil de l’UICN (2012 – 2016). …   | English | Spanish

12 Aug 2011 | News story

Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

Top scientists rally together in fight against invasive species

A flurry of articles in influential scientific journals in recent months has questioned the urgency to address the growing threat to biodiversity from invasive species. The assertion is that the concern with invasive species derives from an unreasonable desire to maintain pristine ecosystems and exclude all alien species. Such criticism is, in fact, unfounded. …  

22 Jul 2011 | News story

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