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Nueva publicación sobre los retos en la implementación de REDD+ en México y esquemas de distribución de beneficios entre poblaciones vulnerables

San José, Costa Rica, 12 de mayo de 2015. En el marco de las acciones de apoyo al gobierno de México en sus esfuerzos para el diseño e implementación de los mecanismos REDD+, la Oficina Regional para México, América Central y el Caribe (ORMACC) de la UICN, en colaboración con el Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental (CIGA) de la Universidad Autónoma de México, publicó “Retos en la implementación de REDD+ en México a través de esquemas de distribución de beneficios a favor de poblaciones en condición de pobreza”.  

12 May 2015 | Article

Gorgona National Natural Park, Colombia

Green listed park leading in climate change adaptation strategies: Gorgona National Natural Park

A comprehensive framework to tackle climate change adaptation has been developed and applied in Gorgona National Natural Park on the Colombian coast. The park's excellence and innovation has merited IUCN Green List of Protected Areas status. …  

12 May 2015 | Article

The MEET project presentation at the Midterm Conference in Lebanon (April 2015)

MEET catalogue: Building ecotourism destinations in Mediterranean protected areas

During one month, from 16 February to 22 March, 11 workshops and field trips in 8 countries were jointly organised by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in the framework of the activities of the Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism Network (MEET). The MEET project, a three-year project funded by European Union (ENPI-CBC Mediterranean Programme 2007-2013), aims at exploring an innovative model of ecotourism for protected areas in the Mediterranean. …  

12 May 2015 | News story

Climate Change

The 101 on climate change - and how protected areas can help address it

During a speech in 2007, Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said: “The science is clear, climate change is happening, the impact is real, the time to act is now.” We have all heard about it – perhaps concerning the fuel economy of our cars, or the effect on polar bears in the Arctic – but what is the real impact of climate change on our planet’s most vulnerable areas? What causes it? And, most importantly, what can we do about it?   …  

12 May 2015 | Article

Women carrying wood in the Saloum delta, Senegal

Communities Work Together to Save the Saloum Delta Biosphere Reserve

Given the ever-increasing threats caused by climate change, local communities and organizations with the support of IUCN are working together to help shield and restore the Saloum Delta Biosphere Reserve in Senegal.   …  

11 May 2015 | Article

Octopus vulgaris, Cap de Trois Fourches (Maroc)

Discover the biological richness of ”Cap des Trois Fourches” in Morocco

The Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA) and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, in collaboration with theHaut-Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte Contre la Désertification  Moroccan (HCEFLCD) in Morocco, have just released a new publication dealing with the "Cap des Trois Fourches" on the Mediterranean coasts of Morocco. …   | French

11 May 2015 | News story

IUCN ROWA assisting in training about water integrity

Regional Capacity on Water Integrity Builds Up

 More than 20 participants from MENA region trained on improving transparency, accountability and participation in the water sector, 9-10 May 2015 in Sharm El Shaikh, Egypt. …  

11 May 2015 | Article

Western Gray Whale in Sakhalin

WGWAP statement on proposed Sakhalin seismic activity in 2015

The Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP) has issued a statement of concern regarding proposed seismic survey activity on the Sakhalin shelf in 2015, based on information provided by Sakhalin Energy and other parties during and shortly following an informal WGWAP Working Meeting held on 27-29 April 2015. …  

08 May 2015 | Article

Alfonso Romero - Fundador acueducto CEPAFLOR2 - Guasca

Acueductos comunitarios: una mirada a los administradores locales del agua

Con el paso del tiempo, los acueductos comunitarios se han consolidado como las estrategias más usadas en zonas rurales para que la gente busque resolver las dificultades de abastecimiento de agua potable. Son empresas sin ánimo de lucro, vecinales, familiares o comunitarias que han existido desde hace varias décadas, algunas incluso han logrado permanecer por alrededor de noventa años. Su surgimiento se debe, en gran medida, a la disminución de la cantidad y calidad del agua en sus regiones.  …  

08 May 2015 | News story

Luc Bas and Commissioner Vella at European Business Summit 2015

A role for nature based solutions in the EU Circular Economy package ?

Europe is resource-poor, and businesses, policy-makers and citizens are increasingly aware of wasteful consumption and production patterns, as well as the continuing destruction of the continent’s natural capital. The ‘circular economy’, a system in which nothing goes to waste but is fed back as a valuable resource into a closed loop, would not only have considerable environmental benefits, but would also give Europe a competitive edge, inspiring new economic development and job creation. …  

08 May 2015 | News story

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