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IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre joins UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for press conference on the Sustainable Energy for All initiative

IUCN expertise in 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 this week to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media. …  

22 Jan 2012 | News story

The newly discovered flower system

New plant discovered in Fiji

A new flowering plant belonging to the Medinilla plant group has been discovered in the highlands of Matasawalevu village, on the island of Kadavu in Fiji. The plant was found during a biodiversity assessment of the Nakasaleka district carried out as part of IUCN’s Water and Nature Initiative (WANI). …  

19 Jan 2012 | News story

Natural-born heroes

Natural-born heroes


19 Jan 2012 | Photos

Pinus heldrachii gjallice, Albania

IUCN welcomes a new NGO member in South Eastern Europe

IUCN welcomes a new NGO member in South Eastern Europe: Preservation and Protection of Natural Environment in Albania (PPNEA). Its membership application was approved during the 77th Meeting of IUCN Council. …  

19 Jan 2012 | News story

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Lancement de la 6ième phase du programme de microsubventions des projets - CARPE 2012

Le Programme Régional de l'Afrique Centrale pour l'Environnement (CARPE) et l'Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) annoncent au public le lancement de la sixième phase du programme de microsubventions des projets. Cette phase qui s'étendra du 15 Janvier 2012 au 15 Février 2012 vise le renforcement des capacités de la société civile de l'Afrique Centrale dans la conservation et l'utilisation durable des forêts et dans la facilitation quant à son implication dans la mise en oeuvre du processus REDD+ en vue d'atténuer les effets néfastes du changement climatique. …   | English

18 Jan 2012 | Article
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Workshop on Integrated Catchment Planning Process

Promoting the catchment approach in Uganda

Across East Africa, including in Uganda, it is recognized that catchment based water resources planning, management, and development down to the local level is the key to enhanced water management. This approach is seen as essential for sustainable and integrated water resources management (IWRM) where an opportunity for involvement of all stakeholders, including non-state actors exists. …  

17 Jan 2012 | Article

Woman with baby carrying water back from the well to her village, near Catine, Mozambique

New Video: Adapting to climate change in Eastern and Southern Africa

In Africa, millions will suffer from climate change impacts on agriculture, water availability, ecosystem services and biodiversity. It's urgent for countries in the region to take action to reduce vulnerability and enhance local communities' capacity to adapt. …  

16 Jan 2012 | Video

Lago Titicaca, sistema TDPS, Bolivia.

Cuencas sin fronteras: manejo conjunto, visión única

La Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos (GIRH) es el paradigma actual del manejo del agua. Implementarlo en las cuencas de un país constituye un reto; hacerlo en cuencas transfronterizas es un desafío aún mayor. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story
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Increasingly severe droughts caused by climate change are stripping many of the world’s most vulnerable people of the land they need to grow their food.

3rd International Forum on Water and Food

More than 300 participants gathered in Tshwane, South Africa for the 3rd International Forum on Water and Food to address issues related to food security, poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource management. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story

Blue carbon

More recognition needed for Blue Carbon’s role in curbing climate change

The critical role of coastal ecosystem management in curbing climate change and the need to fully integrate it in climate change and biodiversity policies were the focus of the “Blue Carbon – Managing coastal ecosystems for climate change mitigation” symposium that  took place in the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday. …  

13 Jan 2012 | News story