To Bee, or Not to Bee…

The plight of pollinators is causing worldwide concern. Not only are population numbers of many formerly abundant species dwindling, some species are disappearing altogether. …  

31 Jan 2008 | News story

Dr Galen Rathbun holding the newly discovered Rhynochocyon udzungwensis, a type of giant elephant shrew, or sengi

Discovery: First New Species Of Giant Elephant-Shrew In 126 Years

Dr. Galen Rathbun, Chair of the IUCN/SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group, and a team of collaborators confirmed the existence of a new species, Rhynochocyon udzungwensis, a type of giant elephant shrew, or sengi, in the mountains of Tanzania.  

31 Jan 2008 | News story

Pesca artesanal, Ecuador

La corrupción en pesquerías, de mal en peor

La corrupción en las pesquerías mundiales está agravando los efectos devastadores de la sobrepesca. Hoy, UICN advierte que el problema podría empeorar. …  

29 Jan 2008 | News story

Dimah visits IUCN HQ

Founder and Chairman of MJF Group (Dilmah Tea) visits IUCN Headquarters

On January 28, 2008 the Founder and Chairman of MJF Group of Companies (Dilmah Tea), Mr. Merrill J. Fernando, its Marketing Director, Mr. Dilhan Fernando and a team from Dilmah visited IUCN Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. …  

28 Jan 2008 | News story

Meinhard Doelle

A Change of Climate

Prof. Meinhard Doelle, a specialist in international and domestic law relating to climate change, has joined the staff of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre for five months to work on linkages between biodiversity and climate change. …  

25 Jan 2008 | News story

Left to right: IUCN Vice President Mr Javed Jabbar, WARC Chair Eng. Mohamed Shahbaz, Jordanian Ministry of Environment Secretary General Eng Faris Al Juneidi and IUCN WAME Regional Director Dr Odeh Al Jayyousi

First West Asia Regional Committee meeting held in Amman

The West Asia Regional Committee (WARC) held its first meeting on January 21, 2008 in Jordan. The meeting was hosted by IUCN West Asia/ Middle East (WAME) Regional Office at the invitation of Dr. Odeh Al Jayyousi, IUCN WAME Regional Director. …  

22 Jan 2008 | News story

EPLP 67/3

New publication on Access and Benefit-sharing

IUCN Environmental Law Centre has published the first three volumes of the ‘ABS Series’ – a five-volume sub-series of the ELP’s Environmental Policy and Law Papers. The Series provides intensively researched expert analysis by internationally respected authors and contributors on key issues of access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing under the CBD. …  

17 Jan 2008 | News story

Dr Tim Ragen to stand down from WGWAP

IUCN regrets to announce the resignation of Dr Tim Ragen from the WGWAP. Earlier this month, Dr Ragen announced that he will not be renewing his engagement for 2008.  …  

15 Jan 2008 | News story

Mediterranean Map

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15 …  

10 Jan 2008 | News story

A group activity during the training course

Áp dụng hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh quyển vào quản lý vùng đất ướt ở Việt Nam

Hà Nội, Việt Nam, ngày 09.01.2008 - Chính phủ Việt Nam đang nỗ lực áp dụng hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh thái đối với quản lý đất ướt và khu bảo tồn với sự hỗ trợ về mặt chuyên môn và thực hành IUCN. Hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh thái là khuôn khổ cho quản lý nguồn tài nguyên trong theo Công ước Đa dạng sinh học. …  

09 Jan 2008 | News story