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Here Today - an international contemporary art exhibition championing the 50th anniversary of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Major art exhibition supports IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

An inspirational art show celebrating 50 years of the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM has opened in London this week. The threatened species-themed exhibit entitled Here Today includes interactive installations and rooms, and features the works of renowned artists such as George Condo, Tracey Emin, Andy Warhol, Gavin Turk, Peter Blake, United Visual Artists, Douglas Gordon, Stephanie Quayle, Gordon Cheung, Oswaldo Macia, Julian Opie, Mariko Mori, Carsten Höller, and Diana Thater. …  

28 Nov 2014 | News story

Representantes de los Consejos Comunitarios de Desarrollo Local –COCODES- de 13 Comunidades que administran el bosque comunitario El Rosario y en la Aldea Sanajaba  de la Microcuenca Esquichá

Proyecto ProAmbiente de UICN-DANIDA apoya la titulación de los Bosques Comunales a favor de dos aldeas de San Marcos en Guatemala

En la oficina comunitaria de la aldea Tojchoc Grande en el municipio de Tacaná, en San Marcos, representantes de los Consejos Comunitarios de Desarrollo Local –COCODES- de 13 Comunidades que administran el bosque comunitario El Rosario y en la Aldea Sanajaba de la Microcuenca Esquichá suscribieron actas comunitarias en las cuales manifiestan su acuerdo para titular los bosques comunitarios a su favor e ingresarlos al programa de incentivos forestales.  …  

27 Nov 2014 | Article

Mediterranean Monk

Best breeding season yet for Mediterranean Monk Seal colony

Mercedes Muñoz Cañas, Project Technician with SOS Grantee CBD-Habitat, an IUCN Member, shares encouraging news from the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) sanctuary at Cabo Blanco, Mauritania.  

27 Nov 2014 | News story

Mua Voyage video screenshot

Mua Voyage video at World Parks Congress

A short video highlighting the Mua Voyage's message on ocean protection and climate change received a standing ovation when it was shown at the opening plenary of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014. …  

26 Nov 2014 | News story

12A-024-043 Siamese crocodile in soft release pen Ta Chhay Jan 2014 - Jeremy Holden, SOS- Save Our Species

Twenty young Siamese crocs get a head start in life

According to SOS grantee Jackson Frechette, the recent release into the wild of twenty juvenile Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodiles (Crocodylus siamensis) represents a significant step forward for the species in Cambodia.
 

25 Nov 2014 | News story

Local livelihood on Tonle Sap

Establishing fish conservation areas: Learning and replication

IUCN and FACT, the Fisheries Action Coalition Team, are implementing a 4-year EU-funded project called Strengthening Capacity of Fishing Communities in the Tonle Sap to Manage their Natural Resources Sustainably. The project is helping to establish community managed fish conservation areas (FCAs) in three pilot sites in the Tonle Sap: Kampong Phluk Commune, Siem Reap Province, Boeung Chhmar, Kampong Thom Province, and Phlov Touk Commune, Kampong Chhnang Province.   …  

25 Nov 2014 | Article

Adoption of the Message from Guadeloupe

Message from Guadeloupe: a roadmap for actions to 2020

 The international conference on biodiversity and climate change took place 21 to 25 October 2014 on Guadeloupe Island. The conference was co-organized by the Secretariat of the CBD, the European Commission (EC), the French Government, Guadeloupe Regional Council, the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and the Association of Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTA) and IUCN.  

21 Nov 2014 | News story

Collaboration UICN-CEDEAO

Collaboration UICN - CEDEAO

Dans le cadre du Partenariat pour la gouvernance environnementale en Afrique de l’Ouest (PAGE) une équipe de l’UICN-PACO a conduit deux missions d’appui technique à la CEDEAO, respectivement pour l’actualisation de son programme stratégique sur la réduction de la vulnérabilité et l'adaptation aux changements climatiques et pour l’opérationnalisation de son programme GIRE …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Photo de groupe des participants

Barrage de Fomi : sécuriser les terres des populations affectées

Les 17 et 18 juillet 2014 s’est tenu à Kankan en République de Guinée, l’atelier de restitution des résultats de l’étude intitulée « Analyse des connaissances, des outils et des capacités pour la sécurisation foncière des terres agricoles au profit des populations affectées par le barrage de Fomi », réalisée dans le cadre du partenariat entre la Direction Générale du Projet Fomi et la Global Water initiative (GWI) en Afrique de l’Ouest. …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

Darshan the Imperial Eagle soars towards London's Tower Bridge

Eagle soars over London to launch art exhibit supporting threatened species

This week, an Eastern Imperial Eagle named Darshan flew over London’s Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the Olympic Park with a Sony Action Cam strapped to its back to promote the opening of the Here Today art exhibition in support of the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. …  

20 Nov 2014 | News story

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