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12A-024-043 Siamese crocodile in soft release pen Ta Chhay Jan 2014 - Jeremy Holden, SOS- Save Our Species

Twenty young Siamese crocs get a head start in life

According to SOS grantee Jackson Frechette, the recent release into the wild of twenty juvenile Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodiles (Crocodylus siamensis) represents a significant step forward for the species in Cambodia.
 

25 Nov 2014 | News story

Local livelihood on Tonle Sap

Establishing fish conservation areas: Learning and replication

IUCN and FACT, the Fisheries Action Coalition Team, are implementing a 4-year EU-funded project called Strengthening Capacity of Fishing Communities in the Tonle Sap to Manage their Natural Resources Sustainably. The project is helping to establish community managed fish conservation areas (FCAs) in three pilot sites in the Tonle Sap: Kampong Phluk Commune, Siem Reap Province, Boeung Chhmar, Kampong Thom Province, and Phlov Touk Commune, Kampong Chhnang Province.   …  

25 Nov 2014 | Article

Adoption of the Message from Guadeloupe

Message from Guadeloupe: a roadmap for actions to 2020

 The international conference on biodiversity and climate change took place 21 to 25 October 2014 on Guadeloupe Island. The conference was co-organized by the Secretariat of the CBD, the European Commission (EC), the French Government, Guadeloupe Regional Council, the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and the Association of Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA) and IUCN.  

21 Nov 2014 | News story

Collaboration UICN-CEDEAO

Collaboration UICN - CEDEAO

Dans le cadre du Partenariat pour la gouvernance environnementale en Afrique de l’Ouest (PAGE) une équipe de l’UICN-PACO a conduit deux missions d’appui technique à la CEDEAO, respectivement pour l’actualisation de son programme stratégique sur la réduction de la vulnérabilité et l'adaptation aux changements climatiques et pour l’opérationnalisation de son programme GIRE …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Photo de groupe des participants

Barrage de Fomi : sécuriser les terres des populations affectées

Les 17 et 18 juillet 2014 s’est tenu à Kankan en République de Guinée, l’atelier de restitution des résultats de l’étude intitulée « Analyse des connaissances, des outils et des capacités pour la sécurisation foncière des terres agricoles au profit des populations affectées par le barrage de Fomi », réalisée dans le cadre du partenariat entre la Direction Générale du Projet Fomi et la Global Water initiative (GWI) en Afrique de l’Ouest. …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Darshan the Imperial Eagle soars towards London's Tower Bridge

Eagle soars over London to launch art exhibit supporting threatened species

This week, an Eastern Imperial Eagle named Darshan flew over London’s Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the Olympic Park with a Sony Action Cam strapped to its back to promote the opening of the Here Today art exhibition in support of the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Directores de áreas protegidas de la Región de México, América Central y el Caribe junto a la Directora Regional de ORMACC-UICN, Dra. Grethel Aguilar.

Optimistas, representantes de la Región de México, América Central y el Caribe comparten experiencias y retos sobre las áreas protegidas al cierre del Congreso en Sídney

Esperazandos, con propuestas, con ganas de seguir trabajando…así se mostraron los invitados a participar en el Pavillion “Soluciones Basadas en la Naturaleza”, organizado por UICN ORMACC el día del cierre del Congreso Mundial de Parques en Sídney, Australia.   …  

19 Nov 2014 | News story

Durante la presentación el el Panel sobre Derechos consuetudinarios y conocimientos tradicionales de Pueblos Indígenas.

Derechos consuetudinarios y conocimientos tradicionales de Pueblos Indígenas promueven el manejo sostenible de la naturaleza

El panel contó, entre otros, con la participación de Santiago Martínez del Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN, Dra. Grethel Aguilar, Directora Regional de la Oficina para México, América Central y el Caribe (UICN ORMACC), Gonzalo Oviedo, facilitador y encargado de Asuntos Sociales de la UICN en Suiza, y Florina López de la Red de Mujeres Indígenas para la Biodiversidad en Centroamérica (RMIB).  …  

19 Nov 2014 | News story

Ravilevu Nature Reserve, Taveuni, Fiji

IUCN summit delivers major commitments to save Earth’s most precious natural areas

Sydney, Australia – The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, the once-in-a-decade global forum on protected areas, closes today with the release of The Promise of Sydney. The Promise sets out an ambitious agenda to safeguard the planet’s natural assets, ranging from halting rainforest loss in the Asia-Pacific and tripling ocean protection off Africa’s coasts to a business commitment to plant 1.3 billion trees along the historic Silk Road.  | French | Spanish | Dutch

19 Nov 2014 | International news release

Ziyuan Fir discovery

Ziyuan Fir discovery brings new hope for one of China’s most threatened trees

Twenty-one Ziyuan Fir (Abies ziyuanensis) trees have been discovered after eight months of intensive fieldwork in Yinzhulaoshan Provincial Nature Reserve (NR), Guangxi, China according to David Gill from SOS Grantee and IUCN Member, FFI (Fauna and Flora International). SOS funded this Abies species conservation project in January this year. …  

18 Nov 2014 | News story

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