Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

SOS Call for Proposals now open

The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.  …   | Chinese

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Mining in the Philippines

Mining threats on the rise in World Heritage sites

Paris, France, 23 June, 2011 (IUCN) – Extractive industries and governments that licence their activities should commit to stopping all mining and oil/gas exploration and exploitation activities that could damage World Heritage Sites, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). …   | Spanish

27 Jun 2011 | IUCN statement

Wadi Rum Jordan

La Jordanie et l’Allemagne rejoignent le Patrimoine mondial

L’aire protégée de Wadi Rum en Jordanie vient d’être inscrite sur la Liste du patrimoine mondial, devenant ainsi le 211ème site naturel sur la liste prestigieuse de l’UNESCO. …   | English | Spanish

25 Jun 2011 | International news release

Lake Bogoria landscape

Des merveilles naturelles du Kenya, de l’Australie et du Japon s’ajoutent à la Liste du Patrimoine mondial

L’ensemble des lacs de la vallée du Grand Rift au Kenya, la Côte de Ningaloo en Australie et les îles Ogasawara au Japon viennent d’être inscrits sur la Liste du patrimoine mondial suite aux recommandations de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

25 Jun 2011 | International news release

Fauna and Flora International's Tony Whitton

Working with Sumatra to restore natural wonders

The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia, is now on the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger. IUCN Member, Fauna and Flora International, will be among the groups working with local authorities to address the issues raised and bring this site back to its full potential. …  

23 Jun 2011 | News story

Helen Byron, Bird Life International and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Don't forget the birds at World Heritage

IUCN is happy to welcome a number of its Members in to its delegation at the World Heritage Committee in Paris, including Bird Life International. Helen Byron is an International Site Casework Officer with Bird Life International and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story

Cérémonie d'installation du comité national

Installation officielle du Comite National des Membres de l’UICN au Cameroun

Le représentant du Ministre de l’Environnement et de la Protection de la nature, M. AKWA Patrick (Secrétaire Général dudit Ministère) a officiellement installé les membres du Comité National des Membres de  l’UICN le lundi 20 Juin 2011. Dans son allocution liminaire, il a magnifié la coopération entre l’UICN et le Cameroun, salué la contribution à la protection de la biodiversité que les membres apportent dans leurs programmes respectifs et a souhaité que la compétence des membres  de l’UICN puisse également profiter au Gouvernement Camerounais. Il a manifesté le désir que Radio Environnement puisse d’avantage faire écho des évènements organisés par le Ministère. …  

22 Jun 2011 | News story
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Rhino in the Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, India

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary on the road to recovery

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in the eastern Himalaya foothills of India has been removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN. …  

21 Jun 2011 | International news release

Seychelles Government

Half of Seychelles land territory to be protected

The Seychelles Government has announced that it will soon declare new protected areas in the archipelago, which will result in half (50.59%) of all Seychelles land becoming protected under the law. …  

21 Jun 2011 | Article
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Skydive for Rhinos takes place on Saturday 6 August 2011 (alternate: Saturday 13 August, in case of bad weather) at Durban Skydive Centre’s base in Eston, next to Tala Game Reserve.

ACT skydives for rhinos

Thirty staff members and supporters of the African Conservation Trust (a member of IUCN) will bravely put aside their fear of heights and jump out of a plane to raise awareness and funding for anti-poaching activities and the protection of South Africa’s remaining black and white rhino populations. They will also be accompanied by Andrew Zaloumis, CEO of iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Jabulani Ngubane, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Rhino Conservation Officer. …  

21 Jun 2011 | Article
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