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A fresh look at improving ocean governance - new study

A new study discussing governance options to improve the conservation and management of biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction was developed by four students in a partnership between the John Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). …  

10 Jun 2010 | News story

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IUCN welcomes 38 new Members

On 4 June 2010, the 74th Meeting of the IUCN Council admitted 38 new Members to join IUCN.  | French | Spanish

07 Jun 2010 | News story

Río Azupizú, Puerto Bermúdez. Oxapampa-Ashaninka-Yanesha. Perú.

UNESCO anuncia 13 nuevas Reservas de Biosfera

La decisión se adoptó en la 22ª reunión del Consejo Internacional de Coordinación, que tuvo lugar del 31 de mayo al 4 de junio. Los sitios nuevos y ampliados enriquecen esta red, que totaliza ahora 564 reservas situadas en 109 países. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story

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The Ramsar Convention kicks off a global celebration of 40 years conserving wetlands

The IUCN Water Programme is pleased to support the kick-off of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
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07 Jun 2010 | News story

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Objectif biodiversité 2010 non atteint : l’UICN France demande une nouvelle stratégie

En 2001, l’Union Européenne s’engageait à stopper l’érosion de la biodiversité à l’horizon 2010. Pour répondre à cet engagement et à ceux de la convention sur la diversité biologique, la France a adopté sa Stratégie nationale pour la biodiversité et lancé 11 plans d’action. Aujourd’hui, force est de constater que l’objectif fixé n’a pas été atteint. En cette année internationale de la biodiversité, la France doit redéfinir une nouvelle stratégie à la hauteur des enjeux et de ses responsabilités. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story

Participantes Foro Conservación de Málaga - 3 de junio de 2010

Conservación de la Biodiversidad Marina y Litoral de Málaga

Málaga, 3 de junio de 2010. La finca de la Cónsula (Málaga) fue el escenario elegido para presentar el programa medioambiental de la Red de Iniciativas Ambientales 2010 (RIA 2010) impulsado por el Área de Sostenibilidad de la Diputación de Málaga, Aula del Mar (miembros de UICN) y apoyado por la Obra Social de Unicaja. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story
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Marine Protected Area, fish and coral at Nha Trang

Authoritative platform on biodiversity and ecosystems to be established

IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBSCD) have today announced their support for the establishment of an overarching platform to provide independent policy‐relevant information on biodiversity and ecosystem services. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story

World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day: Stop and think about life

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, with the theme: “Many Species. One Planet. One Future.” Let everyone hear this urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story

Alejandro Iza, Director del Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN (de negro) compartió con autoridades guatemaltecas su experiencia alrededor de la gobernanza de cuencas transfronterizas.

Transboundary watersheds governance: Building capabilities in Guatemala

Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with technical advisers and transboundary negotiation staff met in Antigua in Guatemala on 27-28 April 2010 to attend a course on Shared Water Governance. …   | Spanish

03 Jun 2010 | News story

This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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