IUCN - October

October

Mangrove replanting, Thailand

Floods in Thailand - nature can help

As the floods in Thailand have reached record levels, they leave behind a trail of destruction to people, infrastructure and the environment. …  

31 Oct 2011 | News story

La cría del tapir centroamericano posee una piel que emula la apariencia del jaguar como mecanismo de defensa ante sus depredadores naturales, sin embargo, su mayor riesgo es la pérdida de hábitat y la cacería humana.

Impulsan Plan Nacional para conservación del tapir o danto en Honduras

El Grupo de Especialistas en Tapires de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN, ha brindado un respaldo técnico al estado de Hoduras para impulsar la conservación del Tapir Centroamericano (Tapirus bairdii)
en este país. Este esfuerzo representa un valioso intento por conservar la integridad ecológica de los
ecosistemas donde habita esta especie en riesgo. …  

31 Oct 2011 | News story
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Couv. Rapport annuel 2010 UICn Cameroun

Rapport annuel 2010 UICN Cameroun : Conserver la biodiversité ... pour le bien être des populations locales

Ce rapport jette un regard sur une autre année de réussite de l’UICN et de ses partenaires. …  

31 Oct 2011 | News story
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Mangrove replanting, Thailand

Floods in Thailand – interview partners available

As the floods in Thailand have reached record levels, they leave behind a trail of destruction to people, infrastructure and the environment. …  

31 Oct 2011 | News story

Eastern Sucker-footed Bat Myzopoda Aurita, endemic to Madagascar

Swooping out of sight: Bats in need of greater protection

Nocturnal, furry and known for their spooky reputation around Halloween, bats are not only the mysterious mammals that haunt the dark; they are also an important part of nature and in need of greater protection. According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, 20% of bats are threatened. …  

28 Oct 2011 | News story

Gaviotas, Peru

Cross-Commission survey adds youth perspective to draft IUCN Programme

The Task Force on Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability presents the results of a survey on the draft IUCN Programme, including recommendations on youth engagement and intergenerational partnership. …  

28 Oct 2011 | News story

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Report on a Survey of CEC Members

More than 200 CEC members participated in this survey to shape the Commission's programme for 2013-2016. CEC Chair Keith Wheeler shares the report prepared by CEC Deputy Chair Wendy Goldstein and Richard Horsfield of Macquarie University.  …  

28 Oct 2011 | News story

Sahavat Huseynov, member of the "Green Patrol"

Young Green Patrols in action: “By protecting trees we protect our future”

School-based forest units: the tradition existed in Azerbaijan before, now it’s time to restore it and to make it fi t the contemporary environment. So far, children have been sensitised to forest protection thanks to the efforts of the Centre of Environmental Education in Baku. Now, a European-supported initiative is aiming to extend their work and to create school-based teams of ‘Young Foresters’. Because the necessity to prevent deforestation and to expand the green topsoil is today a priority in the country, which cannot be met without increasing the population’s environmental education. …  

27 Oct 2011 | News story

IUCN: 20 years working for the conservation in South America

Challenging, full of learning and commitment to the conservation and the strengthening of our network in the region. …   | Spanish

27 Oct 2011 | News story
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Union Pulse: Next stop Jeju

The eleven Regional Conservation Fora have now concluded following an intensive round of events that started in May, with the Kuwait Fora for Members in West Asia, and ended in October with events in Santo Domingo and Rabat for Members in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and North Africa respectively. …   | French | Spanish

27 Oct 2011 | News story

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