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2013

Torres del Paine

Chile evalúa sus ecosistemas terrestres

La metodología de la Lista Roja de Ecosistemas de la UICN, es utilizada en la evaluación de ecosistemas terrestres en todas las regiones administrativas de Chile. Este tipo de evaluación se realiza también a una escala subregional, con el fin de apoyar el diagnóstico de la situación de sitios más específicos. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story
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Balance

Gestion durable des ressources naturelles en Afrique : promouvoir l’application de la règle de droit

Le Colloque international sur le droit de l'environnement en Afrique se tiendra à Abidjan en Côte d'Ivoire du 29 au 31 octobre 2013 sur le thème « Mécanismes institutionnels et financiers de mise en œuvre du droit de l’environnement en Afrique dans la perspective du développement durable ». La cérémonie d’ouverture sera présidée par le Premier Ministre, Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances de Côte d'Ivoire, M. Daniel KABLAN DUNCAN. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story

Women group filming, Northern Uganda

Countdown to COP19: Building resilience in times of change [video]

In less than a month, it is that time of the year again for the annual UN Climate Change conference. In the lead up to this international event, IUCN Water will promote a selection of videos on what climate change can mean in the field, and what is being done about it in rural communities across the globe. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story

Professeur Ali el Hili

Hommage au Professeur Ali Hili

Le Professeur El Hili, fut un des membres fondateurs de l’association « Les Amis des Oiseaux », (Membre de UICN depuis 1996) et assuma pendant presque trois décennies le poste de président. Fervent militant écologiste, il s'est battu toute sa vie pour la sauvegarde de la faune sauvage et a été à l’origine de la désignation de plusieurs aires protégées en Tunisie.  …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story
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The Symposium brought together a number of key sectors and partners

Regional symposium puts spotlight on the need to protect marine biodiversity and Asia’s coastal fisheries

 Representatives from more than 12 countries attended a Regional Fisheries Symposium from October 28 to 30 in Kochi, India with the goal of exploring ecosystem-based approaches to protecting fisheries and marine biodiversity in South and Southeast Asia, and to share practical science-based solutions to fisheries issues. …  

28 Oct 2013 | Article
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Santuario de Flora Plantas Medicinales: Orito Ingi – Ande

Foro/taller análisis de riesgo de extinción de flora en países megadiversos

Se espera que las experiencias de países como Brasil y Sudáfrica y el vínculo con entidades internacionales y la comunidad de botánicos del país, fortalezca e impuse el proceso de evaluación de riesgo en Colombia. …  

27 Oct 2013 | News story
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Triggerfish

Pitcairn Islands – the ocean’s best kept secret

Four and a half thousand kilometres north-east of New Zealand lies the world’s most remote group of islands – the Pitcairn Islands. The islands, which are a British Overseas Territory, are home to 50 people. They are surrounded by an exclusive economic zone of over 836,000 square kilometres, which hosts one of the best-preserved marine ecosystems on the planet. …  

25 Oct 2013 | News story

WPC Streamleaders meeting October 2013

A global movement of protected areas supporters comes to life

As the date for the launch of the one-year countdown to the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 approaches, 35 leaders from the Congress Streams and Cross-cutting Themes came together for a preparatory meeting held in Charles Town, West Virginia, USA from 13-16 October 2013. The meeting set out to create synergies among Congress organizers, trigger creative ideas for the programme, and initiate the legacy that will guide the future of protected areas. …  

25 Oct 2013 | News story
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Common Seahorse (Hippocampus kuda)

Crowdsourcing Seahorses: New smartphone app offers hope for seahorse science and conservation

Marine conservationists from the University of British Columbia, Zoological Society of London (ZSL), and John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago have launched a smartphone app that could lead to new discoveries about some of the ocean’s most mysterious and threatened animals — seahorses — and pave the way for similar efforts with other difficult-to-study species. …  

24 Oct 2013 | News story

Experts Stress on “Hydro-diplomacy” Need for Improved Water Cooperation with India and Afghanistan

The Pakistan Water Programme, IUCN Pakistan and Oxfam Novib organised a roundtable discussion on hydro-diplomacy between India and Pakistan; Afghanistan and Pakistan, at the Islamabad Hotel today. …  

24 Oct 2013 | News story