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Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, 2010

Muchas especies, un planeta, un futuro

Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, 5 de Junio 2010.  “Las especies amenazadas son el barómetro de la vida: reflejan el estado de conservación del resto de especies y ecosistemas donde viven, ofrecen una forma práctica y efectiva de enfrentar los retos de conservación de la biodiversidad”, indica Jon Paul Rodríguez, Vicepresidente de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story
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Orchid

Indian Orchids under Threat

India has a rich diversity of over 1,200 species of tropical and temperate orchids, including many with floriculturally and therapeutically proven traits. The majority of them are, however, endangered due to unregulated commercial collection and habitat destruction. …  

04 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Walking the talk - IUCN opens one of Europe’s greenest office buildings

Gland, Switzerland, 4 June 2010 (IUCN) – IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, inaugurates its new Conservation Centre today, setting a benchmark for sustainable office construction. …   | French | Spanish

04 Jun 2010 | International news release

Russ Mittermier

Protecting Overseas Entities - new report

31 May 2010, Brussels. Mr Russell Mittermeier, Vice President of IUCN and President of Conservation International on Monday launched the IUCN publication: ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity in the European Union Overseas Entities’. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Alejandro Iza, Director del Centro de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN (de negro) compartió con autoridades guatemaltecas su experiencia alrededor de la gobernanza de cuencas transfronterizas.

Transboundary watersheds governance: Building capabilities in Guatemala

Senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with technical advisers and transboundary negotiation staff met in Antigua in Guatemala on 27-28 April 2010 to attend a course on Shared Water Governance. …   | Spanish

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Mr Maurice Ponga

Launch of the EU Overseas Entities Programme

The official launch of the IUCN EU Overseas Entities Programme on Biodiversity and Climate Change took place at the Regional Office for Europe in Brussels on the 31st May 2010. The Programme aims to implement some of the 21 recommendations endorsed at the 2008 IUCN La Reunion conference. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

B@B Platform website launched

3 June, 2010.  The website for the Business and Biodiversity Platform was launched this week, visit it here. The B@B platform was established by The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue4You – on behalf of the European Commission.
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03 Jun 2010 | News story

Juniper Tree, Balochistan

Energy action in Asia

In Asia, IUCN is working to incorporate nature-based principles into energy policies and promote fair access to clean energy through economic approaches. From village solar energy projects to research into new energy crops, the work and experience of IUCN Members plays a key role. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Solar Panels

Reinventing Europe

This article by Dr Andrew Seidl, Head of IUCN's Global Economics and Environment Programme, appeared recently in New Europe - the European weekly newspaper which carries news and analyses from 49 countries with a particular emphasis on EU institutions and EU-world relations. …  

02 Jun 2010 | Article
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Commissioner Potočnik and IUCN staff

IUCN President Ashok Koshla visits Green Week 2010

2nd June 2010, Brussels. This year, the largest annual conference on European environment policy turns the spotlight on biodiversity because 2010 – the UN year of biodiversity – is a milestone year. …  

02 Jun 2010 | News story

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