Forest landscape restoration in Northern Thailand

New Trees that Breathe Life into a Degraded Landscape

IUCN helps restore a forest landscape to benefit local communities in Northern Thailand …  

30 Jun 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN's Director-General, takes us to 2068

IUCN looking back to the future in 2068

Will nature be safe sixty years from now? Has the world’s oldest and largest environmental network been instrumental in achieving its main goals? What will be the new focus of IUCN in 2068 -- conserving biodiversity or something that we cannot even imagine today? …  

30 Jun 2008 | News story


Scientists work with oil consortium to limit effects of seismic work on critically-endangered whale population

A taskforce of whale and oil industry experts convened by IUCN have published a list of monitoring and mitigation measures aimed at minimising the impacts of a seismic survey off Sakhalin Island in eastern Russia scheduled for 2009. …  

30 Jun 2008 | News story

Nuts that save forests

IUCN supports nut farmers in Brazil to improve their livelihoods and sustain their forests …  

30 Jun 2008 | News story

The Banteng (Bos javanicus), one of the nine threatened species of Asian wild cattle and buffalo.

IUCN Red List status: Endangered

Regional conservation strategy aims to reverse decline of Asian wild cattle and buffaloes

Over 40 delegates from across South-east Asia have this week agreed to a new regional conservation strategy aimed to reverse the dramatic decline of Asian wild cattle and buffalo species. The landmark meeting was held over six days in Vĩnh Phúc Province, Vietnam. …  

25 Jun 2008 | News story

Santuario de Flora Plantas Medicinales: Orito Ingi – Ande

Nace el santuario de flora “Plantas medicionales Orito Ingi-Ande”

Con la creación de este santuario se amplía a 54 las áreas del Sistema de Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia. Es una de las pocas áreas en el mundo, creada para la conservación de la biodiversidad asociada a la supervivencia del conocimiento tradicional de los pueblos indígenas. …  

24 Jun 2008 | News story

The Sava River

IUCN SEE strengthens the partnership with the International Sava River Basin Commission

IUCN has taken a prominent role in the recent events organized by the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC), in frame of the International Sava Day (1 June). …  

20 Jun 2008 | News story

A group activity during the training course

Build your skills: Apply now to participate in one of fifty Learning Opportunities during the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Fifty Learning Opportunities are offered to you as a fully registered delegate during the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona from 5 to 9 October 2008. These are interactive, skills-building workshops on topics ranging from ecosystem data collection, analysis and use, to the basics of working with business; from conflict resolution to online tools driving conservation action; from multilateral negotiation skills to techniques for accelerating change. Apply to participate now! More >>  | French | Spanish

20 Jun 2008 | News story

Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano cumple 15 años

En el marco de sus 15 años, Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA) comparte sus memorias institucionales, a través de una mirada reflexiva a su trayectoria y a su intensa experiencia en la búsqueda de posibles vías consensuadas para el desarrollo sostenible de América Latina. …  

19 Jun 2008 | News story

Everglades National Park, USA.

World Heritage sites under scrutiny

World Heritage sites will be under the spotlight next month as the World Heritage Committee prepares to meet in Quebec City, Canada, from July 2-10. They will discuss sites that should be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as existing World Heritage sites that are threatened.

19 Jun 2008 | News story