Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Médaille commémorative Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Créée il y a huit ans lors du Congrès mondial de la nature en Thaïlande, la Médaille Harold Jefferson Coolidge est décernée à un spécialiste de la conservation ayant apporté une contribution importante à la protection de la nature et des ressources naturelles. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

John C. Phillips

Médaille commémorative John C. Phillips

Les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions de l’UICN sont invités à soumettre des nominations pour la médaille commémorative John C. Phillips. La Médaille John C. Phillips récompense d’importants services rendus à la conservation environnementale et commémore la vie et l’œuvre de John C. Phillips, pionnier du mouvement environnemental. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Cape Town penguin breeding site under rehabilitation

South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) – two IUCN Members – have joined the City of Cape Town and other partners in the rehabilitation of the penguin breeding site at Burghers’ Walk in Simon’s Town, South Africa. …  

28 Jul 2011 | News story
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Colonel Samuela Saumatua in his opening address.

Economy must go green to ensure sustainability: says Environment Minister

In opening the 14th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation (PIRNC) today in Lami, Fiji, Colonel Samuela Saumatua the Minister for Urban Development, Housing, Local Government and Environment of Fiji emphasized the need for Pacific economies to go green if the region is to ensure its economic viability. …  

26 Jul 2011 | News story

Some of the IUCN Members during the IUCN Members’ meeting in Kampala, Uganda.

IUCN Members in Uganda muscle up for the World Conservation Congress

IUCN Members in Uganda convened a meeting last week at the Secretariat offices in Kampala to discuss and generate a roadmap for effective participation at both the Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) and the World Conservation Congress (WCC). The meeting was attended by representatives of the Member institutions and the secretariat. …  

25 Jul 2011 | News story
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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

Cascading Waterfall, Blue and John Crow National Park, Jamaica

A park for resisting slavery

Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park (BJCMNP), Jamaica …  

18 Jul 2011 | Fact sheet
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UICN-PACO : Les Membres préparent le prochain Congrès mondial de la nature

Brazzaville, la capitale de la République du Congo a abrité du 5 au 8 Juillet 2011, le forum régional de l’environnement en Afrique centrale et occidentale sous le thème « Coalition pour la conservation de la biodiversité et la gestion durable des paysages forestiers confrontés au changement climatique ». …  

14 Jul 2011 | News story
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IUCN welcomes The Institute for Nature Conservation of Vojvodina Province

IUCN’s network in SEE is now strengthened by a new GO Member, The Institute for Nature Conservation of Vojvodina Province, whose membership application was approved during the 76th Meeting of the IUCN Council. …  

12 Jul 2011 | News story

Pierre-Yves Cousteau

Le jeune Cousteau hisse le pavillon de l’UICN

Gland, Suisse, 12 juillet 2011 (UICN) – Pierre-Yves Cousteau, défenseur convaincu des océans, rejoint l’équipe mondiale d’Ambassadeurs de bonne volonté de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

12 Jul 2011 | International news release