Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Members and Programme staff meeting

IUCN Sri Lanka Members forge ahead !

On 17 November, 2011, the Members of the Sri Lanka National Committee of IUCN and its programme staff, together with IUCN’s programme staff came together  to discuss IUCN’s programme in Sri Lanka and the way forward based on IUCN’s programme for the next four years. All the members of IUCN National Committee participated at the meeting. 

21 Nov 2011 | News story
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Species on the Edge app for iPad and iPhone

Species on the Edge app is launched

Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to learn about threatened species from around the world. …  

16 Nov 2011 | News story

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KCS celebrates and reflects on the future of Africa’s wildlife

Kalahari Conservation Society (KCS) hosted its 2011 Gala Dinner Dance at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on the 11 November 2011. The theme for this spectacular day was 'The future of the African wildlife under the changing climatic conditions' and the keynote address was delivered by Dr Richard Leakey, a well-known conservationist and paleoanthropologist. Prominent people who were in attendance were the KCS Patron and President of Botswana, His Excellency Seretse Khama Ian Khama, who was the Guest of Honor; KCS Honorary President The Honorable Dr. G.K.T. Chiepe and the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Honorable Kitso Mokaila. The ceremony was directed by Hastings Chikoko from IUCN. …  

15 Nov 2011 | News story
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Klaus Toepfer Fellowship

IUCN supports Klaus Toepfer Fellowship: Apply now

Applications for the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme for Future Leaders in Nature Conservation from the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia are now open. …  

15 Nov 2011 | News story
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Southern White Rhino subspecies (Ceratotherium simum simum) Dr Richard Emslie

Un autre pas vers le Baromètre de la Vie

La dernière mise à jour de la Liste rouge de l’UICN des espèces menacéesTM illustre les efforts entrepris par l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) et par ses partenaires pour accroître le nombre et la diversité des espèces évaluées, en améliorant la qualité des informations afin de dresser un meilleur tableau de l’état de la biodiversité. Avec plus de 61 900 espèces étudiées à ce jour, un autre pas de géant a été franchi pour faire de la Liste rougeun véritable « Baromètre de la Vie », que d’éminents experts appelaient de leurs vœux dans le magazine Science de 2010. …   | English | Spanish

10 Nov 2011 | International news release

Sabratha

La nature : un atout essentiel pour améliorer le futur de la Libye

Suite à une longue période de troubles politiques en Lybie, une protection accrue et une meilleure gestion des aires marines et côtières pourraient aider à reconstruire le pays et à améliorer la sécurité économique de ses habitants. …   | English | Spanish

09 Nov 2011 | News story

Jane Smart (IUCN) and Ahmed Djoghlaf (CBD) sign the agreement

IUCN and CBD Secretariat sign invasive species agreement

A supplementary agreement for the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 regarding invasive species has been signed by Jane Smart, Global Director, Biodiversity Conservation Group, of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). …  

08 Nov 2011 | News story

Into the deep unknown – scientists on a mission to explore underwater mountains

Top marine scientists from around the world are setting off on a six-week cruise on board the RRS James Cook today to explore underwater mountains – or seamounts – of the southwest Indian Ocean Ridge. Their main focus will be to study species which live on the seabed and to understand the impacts that deep sea fishing has on marine life in the region. …  

07 Nov 2011 | News story

Mattias Klum

The power of pictures: filmmaker joins team of IUCN Ambassadors

Swedish filmmaker and photographer Mattias Klum joins IUCN’s growing team of Goodwill Ambassadors to help spread the nature conservation message worldwide. …  

07 Nov 2011 | News story

Market in Morocco

Forum UICN des Membres d'Afrique du Nord 2011

Du 5 au 7 Octobre 2011 a eu lieu à l'Hôtel Ibis Moussafir de Rabat, Royaume du Maroc, le Forum UICN des Membres d'Afrique du Nord. …   | English | Spanish

07 Nov 2011 | Event