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Niokolo-Koba National Park c Remco

Cement giant vows to respect World Heritage in joint effort with IUCN and UNESCO

Building materials company CEMEX has committed to staying out of World Heritage sites and to building awareness of the need to protect them, following a collaboration with UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. …  

29 Apr 2016 | International news release

Mangrove conservation

IUCN’s work helping developing countries fight climate change boosted by Green Climate Fund accreditation

The work of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) helping developing countries tackle climate change received a major boost with the announcement that the organisation has been accredited by the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF).   

16 Mar 2016 | International news release

Dehorned black rhinos, South Africa

IUCN reports deepening rhino poaching crisis in Africa

The number of African rhinos killed by poachers has increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015, according to new data compiled by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission’s African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG).   

09 Mar 2016 | International news release

Earth inside water droplet

El acuerdo de París sobre el clima: laesperanza de un futuro sostenible

París, Francia, 12 de diciembre de 2015 (UICN) – La UICN acoge favorablemente el nuevo acuerdo sobre el clima adoptado hoy en París por los gobiernos del mundo durante la cumbre de las Naciones Unidas sobre el clima (COP21), así como su reconocimiento del papel fundamental de la naturaleza en la lucha contra el cambio climático.
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12 Dec 2015 | International news release

North of Yinchuan, restored forests guard ancient Buddhist holy sites. Restoration experts from Brazil met with Chinese colleagues last month to explore such sites and share knowledge on how to accomplish cost-effective and large-scale restoration.

Leaders pledge to restore additional 18 million hectares of critical landscapes as part of global target

Government and business representatives from Burundi, Honduras, India, Mexican States, KPK province of Pakistan and Asia Pulp and Paper have announced new pledges today to restore up to 18 million hectares of degraded forests, as part of the UN climate change conference (COP 21) taking place in Paris. …  

06 Dec 2015 | International news release

Earth inside water droplet

El acuerdo sobre el clima debe reconocer las soluciones de la naturaleza – UICN

En vísperas de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el clima, la UICN – Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza – hace un llamado para lograr un acuerdo que reconozca el papel de la naturaleza en la reducción de las emisiones de carbono así como para ayudar a las naciones a adaptarse a un clima cambiante. …   | English | French | Dutch

28 Nov 2015 | International news release

Northern sportive lemur

World’s 25 most endangered primates revealed

The latest edition of ‘Primates in Peril: The world’s 25 most endangered primates’ has been revealed today. Compiled by the Primate Specialist Group of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission (SSC), Bristol Zoological Society, the International Primatological Society (IPS), and Conservation International (CI), new additions to the list include Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) and Lavasoa Mountains dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus lavasoensis), both of which are threatened by habitat loss.

24 Nov 2015 | International news release

Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus)

Nueva evaluación de la Lista Roja de la UICN señala al cambio climático como la amenaza más grave a la supervivencia del oso polar

Una reevaluación mundial de los osos polares indica que la pérdida de su hábitat de hielos marinos debida al calentamiento climático es la principal amenaza a la supervivencia de la especie a largo plazo, según la última actualización de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN™, publicada hoy por la UICN, Unión Internacional de Conservación de la Naturaleza. …   | English | French | Dutch

19 Nov 2015 | International news release

Bearded Vulture, Near Threatened

Conservationists warn Africa’s vultures are sliding towards extinction

Gland, Switzerland 29 October 2015 (IUCN) – Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species – the continent’s largest and most recognisable birds of prey – are now at a higher risk of extinction, according to the latest assessment of birds for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, carried out by BirdLife International – an IUCN Red List partner. …  

29 Oct 2015 | International news release

Sumatran Rhino

Sumatran rhino likely to go extinct unless action is taken urgently, warns IUCN

With fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinos surviving in the wild, the species will likely become extinct unless the Indonesian Government urgently implements the Sumatran rhino recovery plan, warns IUCN on World Rhino Day. The remaining 100 Sumatran rhinos represent less than half of the population size estimated during the last IUCN Red List assessment of the species in 2008. …  

22 Sep 2015 | International news release