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2013A-058, Manta Ray, Wildaid, SOS Save Our Species, Shawn Heinrichs

SOS Marine: WildAid Launches Campaign to Reduce Consumption of Manta Ray Gills in China

Influencing consumer behaviour toward protecting a species such as the iconic Manta Ray is a nuanced and lengthy process gaining awareness, changing attitudes and finally changing actions. It is work that SOS Grantee WildAid, has been doing for some time using a toolkit including celebrity ambassadors, social media, television and billboard advertising to win hearts and minds. First and key, however, is up to date market information: in this case the manta gill plate consumer market of Guangzhou, China – where 99% of the world’s consumption occurs.   …  

09 Jul 2014 | News story

Adriana Vasquez /Tropenbos Internacional Colombia

Conocimiento y reconocimiento de los páramos como socioecosistemas

Artículo preparado por Adriana Vasquez,de Tropenbos Internacional Colombia, socio implementador del proyecto “Comunidades de los Páramos”de la UICN. …  

09 Jul 2014 | News story

Lista Roja de Especies

Barómetro de la vida

 La Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN es ampliamente reconocida como el enfoque global y objetivo para evaluar el estado de conservación de las plantas, animales y hongos. …  

08 Jul 2014 | News story

Inauguration de l'atelier de Tripoli

Launching of the programme “Small Initiatives for Civil Society Organizations in North Africa”

The city of Tripoli (Libya) has welcomed last 19th of June the workshop launching the programme “Small Initiatives for Civil Society Organizations in North Africa” (PPI-OSCAN). This workshop which was attended by 50 participants, permitted officially to launch this new initiative and ensure a great involvement of both NGOs and governments representatives. The involvement of the Libyan administration since the beginning has to be underlined mainly through the Environment General Authority (EGA) support. …   | French | Spanish

08 Jul 2014 | News story

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