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Members of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team accept the Eureka Prize for excellence in Environmental Research

IUCN science wins! Red List of Ecosystems awarded Eureka Prize

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team is honoured to receive the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize in the field of Scientific Research and Innovation: Environmental Research. …  

02 Sep 2015 | News story

El logo del Foro se inspiró en el diseño de las Molas del pueblo Guna Yala de la costa del Caribe panameño y en el nombre originario de Panamá; “lugar de abundancia de peces y mariposas”.

IUCN Regional Conservation Forum in Panama to debate the region’s environmental future and human welfare

Almost 300 people from NGOs, governments, IUCN experts in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, students and leaders of civil society organizations and private companies from Panama will meet to discuss and share ideas and relevant solutions for the region and planet's environmental future during the Regional Conservation Forum which begins Wednesday September 3 in Panama City. This event will also be attended by the President of IUCN, Zhang Xinsheng and IUCN Director General, Inger Andersen. …   | Spanish

02 Sep 2015 | News story

Bill Raynor

After 35 years of inspiring island conservation in Micronesia and the Pacific, Bill Raynor takes his final voyage.

Bill Raynor passed away on 1st September, after a battle with cancer. He will be buried in the fertile soil of Pohnpei Island, Micronesia, his home.   …  

02 Sep 2015 | Article

Cousteau Divers Hermes Project

Cousteau Divers' Hermes Project - Let's hack the Ocean !

Please support Cousteau Divers' Hermes project by signing up for the Thunderclap scheduled at 16:00 (UTC+2) on September 2nd here: http://bit.ly/1IdNEGW 

02 Sep 2015 | Article

Ravilevu Nature Reserve, Taveuni, Fiji.

New WCPA groups looking into governance of protected and conserved areas, and OECMs

 WCPA responds to the need for bringing together expertise, and providing guidance, on the governance of protected and conserved areas, as well as on criteria for "Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures" as referenced by Aichi Target 11. If you are interested in joining these groups, please contact them directly under the contact details listed below. …  

01 Sep 2015 | Article

Community forest resource planning, Vietnam

Understanding the opportunities of governance study in National Protected Area Systems

The IUCN Regional Conservation Forum for South America was held from 31 August to 2 September in Quito, Ecuador. Attended by almost seventy IUCN member organisations, it was a unique occasion to extend the reflection on governance of protected and conserved areas, inspired by the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. More particularly, it was an opportunity to discuss the implications of the Promise of Sydney and recognize that diversity, quality and vitality of governance are one of the most important innovations of the decade and a fundamental element to reach the Aichi Targets in 2020.   …  

01 Sep 2015 | Article

Foro Sudamericano de Conservación 2015

Las máximas autoridades de la UICN visitan América del Sur

Inger Andersen, Directora General de la UICN, y Zhang Xinsheng, Presidente de la UICN, participarán en el Segundo Foro Sudamericano de Conservación que se lleva a cabo del 31 de agosto al 3 de septiembre del 2015 en Quito.  

01 Sep 2015 | News story

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 will take place 1-10 September in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Countdown begins to the world’s leading environmental summit

Gland, Switzerland, 1 September 2015 (IUCN) – Today marks one year to the opening of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental decision-making forum that will define the future path for nature conservation. …   | French | Spanish

01 Sep 2015 | News story

MFF中国项目指导小组合影留念

IUCN“未来红树林”中国项目指导小组成立

未来的红树林应该是什么样的? “应该是一个健康的海岸生态系统,并能为依赖其生存的沿海社区百姓提供安全庇护和可持续发展的繁荣生计。”——这是由世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)和联合国开发计划署(UNDP) 共同发起的“未来红树林”(Mangroves For the Future,MFF)项目给出的答案。 …  

01 Sep 2015 | Article

Cultural event in Krayan Mentarang NP, Indonesia

Building on customary law for involving Indigenous Peoples in PA management in Indonesia

Kayan Mentarang National Park, Indonesia   …  

31 Aug 2015 | Article

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