Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Clown anemone fish (Amphiprion ocellaris)

Sauver Nemo: le charisme ne suffit pas

Si des mesures de conservation ne sont pas prises, il arrivera un moment où personne ne pourra peut-être plus retrouver Nemo. Parmi les espèces liées aux personnages du film « Le monde de Nemo », une sur six est menacée d’extinction, d’après une nouvelle étude de l’Union internationale de la conservation de la nature (UICN) et de l’Université Simon Fraser.   | English | Spanish

13 Dec 2011 | International news release

IUCN China Welcomes Two New Members

IUCN China warmly welcomes two new members in 2011:  …   | Chinese

13 Dec 2011 | Article

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

Durban deal breathes new life into climate talks - IUCN

Durban, South Africa, 11 December 2011 (IUCN). Governments at the UN climate talks in Durban agree on a package of measures to sustain current global efforts to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions and to conclude a new agreement with legal force that would involve all countries in averting the threat of dangerous global climate change. …   | Spanish

13 Dec 2011 | IUCN statement

Water quality survey of Nadi Basin.

WANI lessons from the Pacific

Successes and lessons learnt from the IUCN Water and Nature Initiative (WANI) in the Pacific were discussed and recorded at the Initiative's wrap-up meeting, held early December in Suva, Fiji. …  

11 Dec 2011 | News story

 Trevor Sandwith, Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme

Durban enters the end game

After nearly two weeks in Durban the UN Climate Change Summit has entered the end game with negotiaters scurrying from meeting to meeting in a last ditch effort to secure a just and legally-binding climate deal to keep the global temperature rise to 2°Celsius. …  

09 Dec 2011 | News story

Ashok Khosla

IUCN President gets top WWF honours

IUCN President Dr Ashok Khosla OBE, one of the world’s leading experts on the environment and sustainable development, has been awarded the 2011 WWF Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Medal. …  

09 Dec 2011 | News story

Boy with Rice and Fish in the Tsitongambarika forest

Protéger la nature a un sens: l’UICN et Rio Tinto évaluent les coûts et les bénéfices de la conservation

Gland, Suisse, 7 decembre 2011 – Une nouvelle étude de l'UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) démontre que les entreprises peuvent compenser les impacts négatifs de leurs opérations et générer des retombées économiques importantes en finançant la restauration ou la protection d’espaces naturels. Mais les besoins des communautés locales doivent être correctement pris en compte. …   | English | Spanish

07 Dec 2011 | International news release


Change of management in the National Committee of The Netherlands

Willem Ferwerda will step down as general director of the IUCN National Committee of The Netherlands (IUCN NL) as of 1 March 2012 after more than 11 years spent in this leading role. …  

07 Dec 2011 | News story
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Tree nursery at the Mouth of Limpopo, Mozambique

Forest Day: the face of forests at UN climate change negotiations

Forest Day has become something of a tradition at the annual UN climate change conference, the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP). Here at COP17 in Durban, Forest Day 5 was held on 4 December, bringing together over 1000 people who work on – and are passionate about – forestry issues, including more than 200 official climate change negotiators. …  

06 Dec 2011 | News story

Polar light in the Hammastunturi wilderness area

Akwé: Kon collects traditional Sámi knowledge

Treaties made by the UN constantly introduce new principles to forest use. Luckily, they do not always cause problems. A good example is Akwé: Kon. …  

05 Dec 2011 | News story
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