Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Western Gray Whale and ship.

IUCN seeks whale conservation experts to advise on energy development impacts

IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals to serve on its independent scientific and technical advisory panel to minimize impacts on western gray whales during offshore oil and gas development and beyond in Sakhalin, in the Russian Far East. The application deadline is 20 August 2015. …  

29 Jun 2015 | News story

SOS - Save Our Species, Manis javanica, Sunda Pangolin, Dan Challender

SOS and Fondation Segré announce new International Pangolin Conservation Initiative

This week, as the world’s first ever Pangolin Range States workshop takes place in Da Nang Province, Vietnam, SOS and Fondation Segré are delighted to announce a two-year international Pangolin Conservation Initiative taking place in Cameroon, Thailand and China. …  

26 Jun 2015 | News story

Rennell Est, Iles Salomon

Mise en garde de l’UICN : le changement climatique et les barrages menacent le patrimoine mondial naturel

Le changement climatique et les projets de barrages à grande échelle mettent les sites du patrimoine mondial naturel en péril, avertit l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature), l’organisation consultative officielle pour les biens naturels du Comité du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, qui se réunira dimanche à Bonn (Allemagne). …   | English | Spanish | Dutch

25 Jun 2015 | International news release

Otarie de Guadalupe

Mise à jour de la Liste rouge de l’UICN : des succès assombris par le déclin de nombreuses espèces

Des mesures de conservation réussies ont permis d’accroître les populations du Lynx ibérique et de l’Otarie de l’île Guadalupe, tandis que le Chat doré africain, le Lion de mer de Nouvelle-Zélande et le Lion sont confrontés à des dangers de plus en plus forts qui menacent leur survie, d’après la dernière mise à jour de la Liste rouge des espèces menacées de l’UICN™. 99% des orchidées cypripèdes d’Asie tropicale, qui font partie des plantes ornementales les plus prisées de la planète, sont actuellement menacées d’extinction. …   | English | Spanish | German | Dutch

23 Jun 2015 | International news release

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Uncovering the secret lives of Timneh Parrots

Given the large numbers in captivity around the world, it seems incredible that almost nothing is known of the lives of wild Timneh parrots (Psittacus timneh).   …  

21 Jun 2015 | News story

UN Member States formally adopt a resolution for the introduction of legal measures to protect the high seas

A major step towards a legally-binding deal for the high seas

Another significant step towards improved protection and management of the high seas was achieved today as UN Member States formally adopted a resolution for the development of legal measures to conserve marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. …  

19 Jun 2015 | News story

Building drought resilience in Uganda and Kenya

From drought-stricken to stewards rising

Over 12 million hectares of productive land are lost each year due to desertification and drought, resulting in a further loss of 20 million tons of grain that could have been grown. Every year the international community marks 17 June as World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought to raise awareness of this global threat.  …  

17 Jun 2015 | News story


Les Membres de l'UICN examinent le Programme provisoire pour la période 2017-2020

Le Programme provisoire de l’UICN pour la période 2017-2020 a été soumis aux Membres de l’UICN par la Directrice générale pour un processus consultatif de 6 mois. …   | English

10 Jun 2015 | Article

WCC 2016

Call for Contributions to the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 now open

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 will bring together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, business, and academia with the goal of conserving the environment and harnessing the solutions nature offers to global challenges. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

If you want to be part of the 2016 Congress and host an event during the Forum, the Call for Contributions is your opportunity to seize! You have from now until 15 October 2015 to submit your proposal!   …   | Spanish

09 Jun 2015 | Article

13A-069-022 Tagging oceanic manta rays 2, Socorro Islands, Mexico _ Josh Stewart, SOS Save Our Species, Manta Trust

To have healthy oceans we need healthy marine wildlife

According to the United Nations, World Oceans Day is about a healthy planet being based on healthy oceans – so true and in so many ways! The ecological pressures on Earth’s oceans are as diverse and daunting as the storms that can roll across its blue horizons. But there is hope rolling in the deep! Days like today can catalyse, unite and promote efforts to save these, our blue lungs, from ourselves. …  

08 Jun 2015 | News story