Premio de acciones en agua y adaptación

Till the 15th of February 2012 applicants can lodge their presentations to compete for the prize of USD $ 50,000 for projects related to adaptation to climate change. …   | Spanish

25 Jan 2012 | News story
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Sélingué Dam in Mali

Dams in West Africa: report now available in French

Ten years after the publication of the World Commission on Dams report, IUCN commissioned a study to look at the approaches to decision-making around large dams. This report is now available in English and French. …   | French

25 Jan 2012 | News story

Foro de Interesados en IPBES

IPBES llama a interesados a formar parte de su red

Este año estará en pleno funcionamiento la Plataforma Intergubernamental Científico-Normativa sobre Diversidad Biológica y Servicios de los Ecosistemas (IPBES).

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Comisión de Educación y Comunicación

Convención CEPA habla de “Participación Pública y Comunicación Estratégica”

Tania Moreno, miembro de la CEC, realizó una presentación de Comunicación, Educación y Conciencia Pública (CEPA) ante la reciente Convención de Diversidad Biológica (CDB) actualizando Estrategias y Planes de Acción sobre Biodiversidad Nacional (NBSAPs).

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Editado por A.C. Newton y N. Tejedor

Paisaje forestal en zonas secas de Latinoamérica cuenta con libro en edición digital

Un nuevo libro, denominado Principios y Práctica de la Restauración del Paisaje Forestal, fue lanzado recientemente en su versión en español.

24 Jan 2012 | Article
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Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon

Beyond Carbon Business Forum February 2012 in Melbourne

La Trobe University invites you to attend a Business Forum on 'Sustainable Development: Beyond Carbon'  21 February in Melbourne, Australia. …  

24 Jan 2012 | News story

LED lights are more efficient than mercury vapour or sodium vapour lights.

Street lights that cost less to operate

IUCN helped to lower fuel consumption in the main urban centres in the Republic of Marshall Islands simply by changing light bulbs. …  

23 Jan 2012 | Article

Closing event participants

CSOs ready to take action

At the end of 2011 participants of two-day seminar that closed the Building Capacities on EU nature policies project, shared their views and main findings related to the action of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and drew their way forward. The second day was dedicated to information sharing on funding opportunities enabling implementation of nature protection in the region. …  

23 Jan 2012 | News story

PEDRR Training of Trainers in Bangkok, 6-8 December 2011

New Video: PEDRR Training of Trainers in Bangkok, 6-8 December 2011

The Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) has designed a Training Course on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development aimed at strengthening resilience at national and local levels. …  

23 Jan 2012 | Video

Ministry of Environment

United Arab Emirates; the Move towards Conserving Nature

 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have taken encouraging steps towards the protection and conservation of biodiversity 

22 Jan 2012 | Article