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Supporting near shore fishery and coastal communities by Saving Estuaries and Lagoon Ecosystems from Environmental Threats

Within the ambit of the Capacity Building component of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Sri Lanka, a workshop titled Ecosystem-based Management of Estuaries and Lagoons was held from 17-19 September 2014 at the Hotel Good Wood Plaza in Katunayake with a field excursion on the 18th of September to seven sites situated within the Negombo Lagoon area. 

20 Oct 2014 | News story

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Lancement officiel de l’Observatoire pour la biodiversité et pour les aires protégées d’Afrique Centrale

Le Programme pour la biodiversité et la gestion des aires protégées (BIOPAMA), a lancé un Observatoire Régional pour la biodiversité et les aires protégées en Afrique Centrale, en partenariat avec l’OFAC, basé à Yaoundé, au Cameroun.C'était en marge de la 14ème réunion du PFBC (Parteneriat pour les Forêts du Basin du Congo), tenue à Brazzaville au Congo, les 8 et 9 Octobre 2014. …  

18 Oct 2014 | News story

Luigi Eybrecht has been awarded with the  Jane Goodall Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award.

Nature Conservation on Bonaire Earning Global Accolades Once Again

On the evening of October 11th Nathaniel Miller, Assistant Director of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) received a phone call from Sean Willmore, the President of the International Ranger Federation, notifying him that DCNA’s nominee for the Dr. Jane Goodall — ‘Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award’, had won. Luigi Eybrecht, a newly appointed Marine Park Ranger for STINAPA Bonaire (National Parks Foundation) and volunteer Commander of their Junior Rangers, was selected by the world renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Dame Jane Goodall herself. Luigi has been invited to attend the World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia this November where he will receive his award in front of 4,000 international conservation delegates on November 15th.   …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Primera Reunión Grupal de Trabajo del Diálogo Nacional de Cambio Climático Ecuador

Ecuador rumbo a la COP 20: El financiamiento, eje central para la lucha contra el cambio climático en Ecuador

El pasado 8 de octubre de 2014 se desarrolló la Primera Reunión Grupal de Trabajo del Diálogo Nacional de Cambio Climático, en la que se abordó el tema del “Financiamiento del Cambio Climático”. El evento fue organizado por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana del Ecuador (MREMH), el Ministerio de Ambiente (MAE), con el apoyo de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y la Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA).  …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Inspiring action for a protected planet: National Geographic teams up with IUCN

IUCN Member National Geographic has been announced today as the official media partner for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 – a global forum on protected areas taking place in Sydney, Australia this November.  …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Chimpanzees in Taï National Park Park, Côte d'Ivoire

Governments still behind on commitments to avert biodiversity crisis

Pyeongchang, Republic of South Korea, 17 October 2014 – Despite increasing recognition of the biodiversity crisis and its impacts on human well-being, the scale of the government response is far from commensurate with the magnitude of the calamity, says IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12), closing today in South Korea. …  

17 Oct 2014 | International news release

Mujer indígena de Zuleta, Ecuador.

Mujeres gestoras de los páramos: aportes para la conservación y la equidad

El 15 de octubre se destaca a nivel internacional el papel que cumplen las mujeres rurales en el desarrollo sostenible; su aporte para asegurar la soberanía alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza y las desigualdades. …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Peninsula of Sinis (Sardegna, Italy)

Sinis Marine Protected Area, a true Ecotourism experience

The managers of the Protected Marine Area Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre (Italy) have participated in the test phase for the preparation of a catalogue of ecotourism packages in Mediterranean protected areas as part of the EU-funded MEET project. 

16 Oct 2014 | News story

The farmer Dung's farm

Benefit sharing for co-management: Oyster farming in Can Gio mangrove forest

The Can Gio mangrove forest has been recognized as the protected forest of Ho Chi Minh City and as a ‘Biosphere Reserve’ by UNESCO. To fully protect the mangrove areas in consistent with Forest Development and Protection Law, the Can Gio District People’s Committee issued directive 03/2009/CT-UBND which prohibits any activities that make changes to forests and forest land status.  …  

16 Oct 2014 | Article

Group Photo - TRAFFIC & Alibaba MoU Signing

阿里巴巴集团与国际野生物贸易研究组织(TRAFFIC)签署合作谅解备忘录

10月14日下午,阿里巴巴集团与国际野生物贸易研究组织(TRAFFIC)在杭州阿里巴巴集团企业园区,正式签署战略合作谅解备忘录,旨在电子商务行业中树立对非法野生物贸易“零容忍”的理念,并通过教育消费者,减少非法野生物贸易。 …  

15 Oct 2014 | Article

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