2012

VOLCANDPARK

First International Congress on Management and Awareness in Protected Volcanic Landscapes (VOLCANDPARK)

Volcandpark is the first congress on the management of protected volcanic areas, including raising public awareness and geotourism. It aims to provide a forum for reflection and debate, combining knowledge of volcanology with land management and disseminating this information to the people who work in these volcanic areas. …  

13 Feb 2012 | News story
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White cheeked gibbons

Love you for life: Monogamous Species Celebrate Valentine’s Day

What do gibbons, swans, wolves, French Angelfish, and albatrosses have in common? This Valentine’s Day they will all be celebrating with their life-long partners—these species are some of the few creatures that mate for life. …  

12 Feb 2012 | News story

White cheeked gibbons

Love you for life: Monogamous Species Celebrate Valentine’s Day

What do gibbons, swans, wolves, French Angelfish, and albatrosses have in common? This Valentine’s Day they will all be celebrating with their life-long partners—these species are some of the few creatures that mate for life. …  

12 Feb 2012 | Article
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White-cheeked gibbons (Nomascus leucogenys)

Love you for life: Monogamous species celebrate Valentine’s Day

What do gibbons, swans, wolves, French Angelfish, and albatrosses have in common? This Valentine’s Day they will all be celebrating with their life-long partners—these species are some of the few creatures that mate for life. …   | French

11 Feb 2012 | News story

Global Re-Introduction Perspectives: 2011

New Re-introduction Case Studies Published

Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2011, is the third book in a series of case study publications from the IUCN SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group (RSG). Covering 24 different countries and a range of taxonomic groups, the case studies provide valuable advice that will benefit future re-introduction projects. …  

10 Feb 2012 | News story

Gonzalo Zambrana

Una agenda de trabajo regional e integral

Mensaje del Vicepresidente Regional de la CPAES, Gonzalo Zambrana Ávila. …  

10 Feb 2012 | News story
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Energy LI

Messages from Bonn 2011: Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

How will the planet cope with two more billion people in an increasingly urbanized and wealthy world? Can there be solutions to dealing with the significant additional pressure on energy, water and food demands, whilst avoiding further ecosystem degradation? …  

10 Feb 2012 | News story

SOS, Snow leopard, SLT, Pakistan, 2011A-013, 11A-13-01B

Big boost for wildlife conservation: 23 new SOS projects

Beginning in January 2012, top species conservation experts from around the world have determined the allocation of $US 3.3 million to 23 species conservation projects. Gorillas, cockatoos, and frogs are just a few of the multitude of threatened species that are receiving a helping hand from SOS (Save Our Species), a global species conservation fund initiated by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), the World Bank and the GEF (Global Environment Facility). …  

09 Feb 2012 | News story

SOS, Snow leopard, SLT, Pakistan, 2011A-013, 11A-13-01B

Big boost for wildlife conservation: 23 new SOS projects

Top wildlife experts from around the world have allocated $US 3.3 million to 23 species conservation projects. Gorillas, cockatoos, and frogs are some of the many threatened species that are receiving a helping hand from SOS (Save Our Species), a global conservation fund initiated by IUCN, the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). …   | French | Spanish

09 Feb 2012 | International news release

Juvenile green sea turtle swimming in shallow coral reef

What is IUCN?

Discover IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), the world’s largest global environmental network. We are working in more than 160 countries, gathering the latest knowledge on biodiversity, running hundreds of conservation projects around the world and being nature's voice on the international stage. Watch this video and find out who we are and how we work for a just world that values and conserves nature. …  

09 Feb 2012 | News story
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