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A world premiere: Biodiversity across five continents

For the first time the status of biodiversity in the Francophonie has been evaluated. With the occasion of the International Year of Biodiversity, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) have published in French and English a concise analysis of the status of terrestrial and marine biodiversity across the 70 states and governments of the Francophonie. …   | French

20 Oct 2010 | News story

A bird (Pheuthicus Leudovicianus) in the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina

Mobilizing society to support biodiversity

20 October 2010, Nagoya (Japan). As Countdown 2010 initiative closes, local coordinated actions show way to solving the global biodiversity crisis. IUCN’s Countdown 2010 initiative officially closes today in Nagoya by revealing the best efforts of more than 1,000 organizations around the world to save biodiversity. The ceremony is being held on 20 October 2010 at 8.10 pm at the 10th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity being held in Nagoya, Japan. …  

20 Oct 2010 | News story

Success story of the day: WWF Italy

Story featured in the Made in Countdown 2010 publication: Since economic resources and opportunities of intervention for biodiversity were limited, WWF Italy launched an ambitious project on strategic planning on an eco-regional scale in 2004. The main points of this strategy included the adoption of a proactive approach instead of one based only on the conservation of the last natural areas. …  

20 Oct 2010 | News story

Archipiélago San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina. Colombia

Cuenta Atrás 2010: la sociedad se moviliza para conservar la biodiversidad

Mientras la iniciativa Cuenta Atrás 2010 termina, resultados locales muestran un camino hacia una solución mundial. …  

20 Oct 2010 | News story

Biodiversity on Francophonie agenda

The XIII summit of La Francophonie will take place from 22 to 24 October, in Montreux, Switzerland. IUCN will be actively participating supporting a round table debate on “Biodiversity, cultural diversity and La Francophonie”, as well as running a stand in the Francophonie Village showcasing IUCN’s work on the management of marine and coastal areas in Central and Western Africa. …   | French | Spanish

20 Oct 2010 | Article

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

Protect Planet Ocean Now

With only one per cent of the world’s oceans under protection, countries are far behind the 10 per cent target promised for 2010. A greater political will and a change in the way we manage our marine capital are needed now to preserve the Earth’s oceans for generations to come. …   | French | Spanish

19 Oct 2010 | International news release

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Planning a Holiday? ProtectedPlanet.net Takes You to 150,000 of the World’s Most Spectacular Nature Sites

Interactive Website Uses ‘Citizen Science’ to Boost Global Interest in Protected Areas …  

19 Oct 2010 | International news release

St Lucia Marine Protected Area, South Africa

Natural ecosystems and protected areas – convenient solutions to the climate change crisis

World decision makers are paying inadequate attention to one of the strongest global tools in combating climate change, says a consortium of powerful international environmental organisations. …  

19 Oct 2010 | News story

Tree Planting in Doi Mae Salong

When the army does conservation – doing it differently in Thailand

Thailand’s armed forces are involved in an uncharacteristic activity—a major conservation program in cooperation with the local community. Bob Fisher and Tawatchai Rattnasorn report. …  

19 Oct 2010 | News story

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El “gran plan” para la naturaleza requiere un fuerte compromiso

Los dirigentes mundiales necesitarán visión y voluntad política para hacer que la humanidad pueda vivir en armonía con la naturaleza, dice la UICN. Este llamado llega en vísperas de la apertura de importantes negociaciones para detener la pérdida exponencial de biodiversidad, que amenaza en última instancia la existencia de toda la vida en la Tierra. …  

19 Oct 2010 | News story

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