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PA Programme participates in WCPA/CEC Steering Committee Meeting in Ecuador

IUCN ROWA Protected Areas Programme Officer, Khadloun Alomari has participated in the Joint Steering Committee Meeting of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) that took place in Quito, Ecuador on 11-15 May, 2009. …  

16 May 2009 | News story

Eka Otarashvili

Environmental law expert joins IUCN Tbilisi Office to support improving forest governance

IUCN POSC is pleased to announce that Ekaterine Otarashvili has joined the Union’s South Caucasus team as a FLEG (Forest Law Enforcement and Governance) consultant. …  

16 May 2009 | News story

Lear's Macaw

Más que nunca, las aves críticamente amenazadas en la Lista Roja de UICN

 El 12% de las especies de aves evaluadas está clasificada como globalmente amenazada, a pesar de las exitosas iniciativas desarrolladas alrededor del mundo para su conservación. …  

16 May 2009 | News story
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Forests in Lebanon

Lebanese Council of Ministers approves the new National Forest Fires Strategy supported by IUCN-Med

Lebanon´s well known and unique Cedrus libani forests have been the object of a constant quest to control the access and trade of its valuable timber for millennia. A new national strategy, supported by IUCN-Med was approved on 15 May by the Council of Ministers. This strategy  integrates the need for adapting to climate change in order to reduce the risk of harmful fires and build ecological and social resilience to the impacts of global change. As project leader, this is a significant achievement for IUCN-Med and places it in an excellent position for the implementation phase.  | Spanish

16 May 2009 | News story

Portada publicación El clima cambió: ¿hacia dónde vamos?

El clima cambió: ¿hacia dónde vamos?

Hernán Sorhuet, miembro de la Comisión de Educación y Comunicación, realizó el lanzamiento de su publicación el Clima cambió. ¿Hacia dónde vamos? …  

15 May 2009 | News story
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Marine Protected Area, fish and coral at Nha Trang

Marine Protected Areas receive welcome boost

One of the cornerstones of improved ocean management – the establishment of networks of marine protected areas (MPAs) in the world’s oceans - received a strong endorsement from the representatives from 76 countries at the World Ocean Conference (WOC) in Manado (Indonesia) today.  

15 May 2009 | News story

Signature de l'Accord APV UE-Rep. du Congo

L'Union Européenne et la République du Congo veulent limiter le commerce du bois illégal

Le Samedi 09 mai 2009, la République du Congo et la Commission européenne ont signé à Brazzaville, un Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) destiné à lutter contre l’exploitation et l’exportation illégales des bois tropicaux. …  

15 May 2009 | News story
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Mamanuca Islands, Fiji

Ocean life in Oceania

Pacific Islanders have a long history of connection to the oceans. It features in their dance, art, and provides sustenance for life. …  

15 May 2009 | News story

Tuna Longliners in the Cook Islands

Longline fishermen quizzed by IUCN

IUCN Oceania’s marine programme is currently collecting information from longline fishermen about the fish they catch at seamounts, underwater mountains. …  

15 May 2009 | News story

Resource person briefing about the workshop.

Impacts of Climate Change should be communicated now: workshop facilitators

Media Workshop on ‘Communicating Climate Change’ concludes in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD MAY 14: The three day media workshop on ‘Communicating Climate Change’ concluded in Islamabad. The workshop was a collaborative venture of IUCN Pakistan, Oxfam GB, Stockholm Environment Institute and Artists Project Earth. …  

15 May 2009 | International news release

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