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Primer Congreso Mundial de Derecho Ambiental

Primer Congreso Mundial de Derecho Ambiental

El primer Congreso Mundial de Derecho Ambiental tuvo lugar en la Corte Suprema del estado de Río de Janeiro, Brasil, entre el 27 y 29 de abril de 2016. Evento en el que participaron una amplia variedad de actores como jueces, legisladores, académicos, agencias gubernamentales, organismos intergubernamentales, instituciones multilaterales de financiamiento, organizaciones públicas y el sector privado; involucrados en el desarrollo, implementación y ejecución de la ley ambiental tales. …  

13 May 2016 | News story

Training session

IUCN support to the new Marine Unit of the Wildlife Department

In late 2015, on a request by the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Wildlife Conservation, IUCN Sri Lanka Country Office developed the Marine Strategy of the Department of Wildlife Conservation. As proposed in the strategy the “Marine Management Unit” was established in December 2015 under the Natural Resources Management Division of the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC). …  

13 May 2016 | News story

SOS save Our species, Karau Kuna, Whitley Award,

Tree Kangaroo conservationist wins prestigious Whitley Award

In April 2016, Karau Kuna was one of two SOS Grantees who won the renowned Whitley Fund for Nature's Whitley Awards. Acknowledged for his passionate work strengthening biodiversity protection in the YUS Conservation Area of Papua New Guinea (PNG) through the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Programme (TKCP), Karau accepted the award dedicating it to his team and the communities with whom they work.    …  

12 May 2016 | News story

El mapa ha permitido que grupos indígenas y gobiernos de la región se unan a la UICN para mapear ecosistemas impresionantes bajo el resguardo de los Pueblos Indígenas.

Map shows Indigenous peoples as guardians of Central American ecosystems

Funded by the Danish government and National Geographic Society, Indigenous groups and governments join IUCN to map stunning ecosystems under care of Indigenous Peoples …  

12 May 2016 | News story

El mapa ha permitido que grupos indígenas y gobiernos de la región se unan a la UICN para mapear ecosistemas impresionantes bajo el resguardo de los Pueblos Indígenas.

Nuevo mapa muestra cómo los pueblos indígenas de Centroamérica ocupan y resguardan gran cantidad de bosques, ríos y aguas costeras

Financiado por la Cooperación Danesa y National Geographic Society, el mapa ha permitido que grupos indígenas y gobiernos de la región se unan a la UICN para mapear ecosistemas impresionantes bajo el resguardo de los Pueblos Indígenas. …  

12 May 2016 | News story

Recolección de residuos

The Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin Draws Municipalities Together for the Environment

In the frame of International Earth Day this past April 22, the Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin organized an exchange visit between the municipalities of Bocas de Toro, in Panama, and Talamanca, Costa Rica, on management of solid waste and treatment of recyclable waste. …   | Spanish

12 May 2016 | News story

MedMIS bannière

Two Mediterranean projects at EAZA Conservation Forum 2016

The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) organised on 10-11 May its Conservation Forum 2016 in Fuengirola, Spain. The IUCN-Med showcased two initiatives that are being implementing in the Mediterranean region related to marine invasive species in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and the strategic planning for conservation of threatened species in North Africa. …  

12 May 2016 | News story

Stamp launch WELC

First ever IUCN World Environmental Law Congress identifies key priorities for the future

The fundamental role of the rule of law in delivering a sustainable future was the theme of the first ever IUCN World Environmental Law Congress organised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) in Rio de Janeiro at the end of April.  

11 May 2016 | News story

Participants

Italian Cooperation for Albania’s sustainable future

Albania, a developing country undergoing major reforms, has detected the need for institutional support for the creation of an efficient network of protected areas, among other priorities. Responding to this call, the Italian Cooperation initiated a series of conservation projects in the country, partnering with IUCN and several national organizations. In order to assess the results achieved in this field the international conference was held end of April in Rome, titled ‘Biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Albania’, in collaboration with the La Sapienza University of Rome.  …  

11 May 2016 | News story

11A-22-75, 1 Egg collection, 16 June 2015, by Nikolai Yakushev, SOS Save Our Species, Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Giving Spoon-billed Sandpipers a head-start on the long journey back from the brink of extinction

Marking World Migratory Bird Day 2016, Rebecca Lee of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), an SOS grantee, reflects on the transformation in survival prospects for this Critically Endangered and diminutive migratory bird. Thanks to a sustained and innovative head-starting programme, more adult birds are making the 8,000 km round-trip from breeding grounds to wintering grounds. Even more ambitious conservation goals can be achieved provided collaboration among conservationists along the bird’s flyway continues she advises.   …  

10 May 2016 | News story

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