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The Opening of a Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Plant in Muqablaine

 “In fact, in Jordan, only 63% of the population is connected to the central wastewater network.” H.E. the Minister of Water and Irrigation, Dr. Hazim El-Naser said. “This leaves a significant amount of the population, especially in rural and new development zones of cities without this service, leading often to the usage of inadequate solutions with possible negative effects on the environment and public health” …  

30 Jun 2014 | Article

Logo de la Cinquième semaine africaine de l'eau

La Vision Africaine de l’eau pour 2025 au centre de la 5ème Semaine Africaine de l’Eau

La 5ème Semaine Africaine de l’Eau s’est tenue cette année à Dakar, du 26 au 31 mai 2014 avec comme thème « Mettre l’eau au cœur de l’Agenda de développement post 2015 ». Elle a été l’occasion de renforcer la vision commune de la gestion des ressources en eau des pays africains à l’horizon 2025. …  

30 Jun 2014 | Article

La cérémonie d'ouverture de l'atelier de validation du plan d’action régional de la Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau de l’Afrique Centrale (PARGIRE-AC)

Le plan d’action régional de la Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau de l’Afrique Centrale validé

Le samedi 14 juin 2014 le Conseil des Ministres en charge de l’eau de la Communauté Économique des États de l’Afrique Centrale (CEEAC) a validé, dans la capitale tchadienne, le Plan d’Action Régional de la Gestion Intégrée des Ressources en Eau de l’Afrique Centrale (PARGIRE-AC), prélude à sa validation par les Ministres en Charge de l’eau. …  

30 Jun 2014 | News story

Group discussion during the training

Project Cycle Management training helps partners design better climate change adaptation pilot projects

An important goal of IUCN’s Building Coastal Resilience (BCR) project is to build the capacity of local government to design, implement, and monitor community based climate change adaptation pilot project. BCR is supporting the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DONRE), Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Women's Union, Commune People's Committees, and Forest Management Boards in Kien Giang, Soc Trang and Can Gio to implement 10 pilot projects.  …   | Vietnamese

30 Jun 2014 | News story
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Commission on Education and Communication

CEC features a modern visual identity for the future

Did you notice that the IUCN CEC has a new logo?  The long journey to our new inspiring look started in October 2013, when CEC Chair, Juliane Zeidler had invited members and affiliates to design a new logo expressing a love for nature, positive change and people-to-people networking.  We are excited and pleased to announce that we have winner. …  

27 Jun 2014 | News story

2012A-45-05, Bill K and UKNP RPUs 071012 Inov 267, SOS Save Our Species,

Javan Rhinos: Rangers protect the unseen

Like the semi-mystical Saola, the Critically Endangered Javan Rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus) is rarely seen. That does not dishearten the 16 members of Java's 4-man Rhino Protection Units (RPUs), however. Trekking hundreds of kilometers through the dense jungle of Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) each year, these teams are successfully protecting this unique creature from poachers – not one has been killed this century. SOS grantee, the International Rhino Foundation’s (IRF) Bill Konstant details just how elusive these creatures are.   …  

27 Jun 2014 | News story

Damrey storm damage - Thai Binh Province, Viet Nam

The world after 2015 — ecosystem management integral to climate-resilient development

Human and financial losses caused by climate-related disasters have risen significantly over the past few years. The year 2011 saw the highest economic losses due to disasters in history, at USD 370 billion. These losses are expected to increase as climate change impacts intensify and development patterns expose more industrial and private property. …  

27 Jun 2014 | Article

11A-019-006A, Aerial view Caub Island, Katala Foundation, SOS - Save Our Species

Philippine Cockatoo Re-introductions Back on Track

SOS Grantee Katala Foundation’s Peter Widman shares a short update from the Philippines on continued work to re-introduce the Critically Endangered Philippine Cockatoo (Cacatua haematuropygia) in the wake of unforeseen events concerning the proposed development of a coal fired power plant directly in the birds’ flight path.     …  

26 Jun 2014 | News story

“Tendencias de la gobernanza forestal en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú”.

¿Cómo detener el comercio ilegal de la madera extraída de los bosques de América del Sur?

Como parte del proyecto “Apoyo a la implementación del Plan de Acción UE-FLEGT en América del Sur, ejecutado por TRAFFIC, UICN-SUR y WWF-Colombia, se lanzó la publicación “Tendencias de la gobernanza forestal en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú”. …  

26 Jun 2014 | Article

Hima Bani Hashem Villages

The Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima - Endorsed

As a sign of HRH Prince EL Hassan Bin Talal’s belief in the role of Al- Hima in combating desertification and drought in West Asia in general and Jordan in particular, he signed The Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima.prepared by IUCN ROWA and different stakeholders during a Forum last month.  …  

25 Jun 2014 | Article

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