Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

IUCN helps UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN helps UN push for sustainable energy for all

IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi January 2012 to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

IUCN Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Turning the red carpet green

IUCN has the honour this week of welcoming its new Patron of Nature, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden to the organisation’s headquarters, accompanied by IUCN Goodwill Ambassador Mattias Klum. …  

21 Feb 2012 | News story

Community discussing solutions to a changing climate and water flows in Olbil, Tanzania

Durban deal breathes life into climate talks

In December, governments at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa agreed measures to sustain current global efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions and to conclude a new global agreement with legal force to help avert the threat of climate change. …  

21 Feb 2012 | Article

Juvenile Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Green Turtle nesting boom in Philippines

A turtle baby boom on the Baguan Island of Turtle Islands in the Philippines has produced a record 1.4 million eggs according to Conservation International (CI) Philippines citing figures from the Department of Environment and Resources (DENR). …  

18 Feb 2012 | News story

Egret

Promote water issues in Europe with the Green Week

Every year, the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Environment organises the Green Week, one of the biggest conferences on environmental policy in Europe. You can apply to add your event to the Green Week’s satellite events list – an opportunity to increase visibility of your action.  …  

17 Feb 2012 | News story
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Svitlana Kravchenko

In Memoriam: Svitlana Kravchenko

The Environmental Law Programme mourns a great friend: Svitlana Kravchenko died at 62, a few days after a heart attack, in Eugene (Oregon).  …  

16 Feb 2012 | News story
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Meeting of Blue Planet Prize laureates

Blue Planet anniversary: a stimulus for action

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Blue Planet Prize and inject fresh impetus to global environmental action, IUCN’s Director General is part of a team of Blue Planet laureates working on a report ‘Environment and Development Challenges: the Imperative to Act’. This will be presented to the Rio+20 conference and other key international meetings, including the IUCN World Conservation Congress in September. …  

15 Feb 2012 | News story

Lancement du Blog sur les motions de l’UICN

Les motions adoptées par le Congrès Mondial de la Nature sont un élément central du système de gouvernance de l’UICN et, pour les Membres, c’est un moyen important d’influencer la trajectoire des la communauté de la conservation et de donner une résonnance internationale à certaines questions de conservation. …   | English | Spanish

15 Feb 2012 | News story
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Dr. Susan Mainka

Hommage à Sue Mainka

La communauté de l'UICN est profondément attristée par la perte de sa collègue et amie, Susan Mainka. Sue est décédée le dimanche 12 février, après une bataille de cinq mois contre le cancer. Sa contribution à l'UICN, au Programme des Espèces et au maintien de la rigueur scientifique est remarquable. Le Prix « Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit » a été décerné à Sue le 4 février 2012, en reconnaissance de son travail novateur sur la conservation du panda géant, pour la direction du Programme des Espèces de l’UICN et pour son soutien aux défenseurs de la nature dans le monde entier, et plus particulièrement en Asie. …   | English | Spanish

13 Feb 2012 | Article
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European Tree of the Year

Vote for the European Tree of the Year

Interesting and sometimes even touching – the stories of the finalists of the European Tree of the Year contest 2012 show the connection between people and nature. Vote for your favourite tree from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Poland, Romania or Slovakia until 29 February on www.treeoftheyear.org. The winning tree will be awarded at a ceremony at IUCN's office Brussels by the organizer of the contest – the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation.  …  

13 Feb 2012 | News story
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