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Franz Tattenbach, Director del Programa Regional del Cambio Climático, Eduard Müller, rector de la Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional y Froilán Esquinca de la Fundación Historia natural del Soconusco participaron activamente del Taller.

Región tras mejor herramienta para la adaptación al cambio climático

Entender el cambio climático, requiere contar con información práctica y herramientas innovadoras y que sean comprensibles por los sectores afectados y los tomadores de decisiones.Esta fue una de las recomendaciones esbozadas al final del Taller de gestión de riesgos asociados al clima y sus implicaciones para la biodiversidad y ecosistemas de la región de América Central y el Caribe, el cual reunió a expertos de toda la región del 9 al 11 de setiembre de 2014 en San José, Costa Rica.   …  

20 Sep 2014 | News story

Forest land use change

On Eve of Climate Summit, Global CEOs, Indigenous Leaders And High-Level Government Officials Meet to Chart Action Plan to Slow Deforestation

The Ford Foundation, together with the Climate and Land Use Alliance, will host a rare high-level meeting among major corporate, indigenous and government leaders for a frank conversation about what it will take to slow deforestation, reduce conflict over forests and stem global climate change.  | Spanish

19 Sep 2014 | News story

Participants of DAAD Alumni Seminar "Reflecting Biodiversity..." visit ELC 15 September 2014

ELC Welcomes Participants of International DAAD Alumni Seminar

On 15 September, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre hosted 25 participants of the International DAAD Alumni-Seminar “Reflecting Biodiversity – Holistic approaches and regional adaptation”, which was convened on 12-15 September 2014 by the University of Bonn’s Forum of International Academic Sciences, in the run-up to the international BION conference “Biodiversity Today for Tomorrow” in Bonn. …  

19 Sep 2014 | News story

Ecotourism

New website set to benefit Mediterranean ecotourism sector

The MEET Network aims to improve the cooperation between Mediterranean protected areas and sustainable tourism. …   | French | Spanish

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Workshop opening

Indonesia commits to quality of its growing marine protected area network

This week the Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Sharif C. Sutardjo, officially opened a joint IUCN and Coral Triangle Center training event on marine protected area governance. Supported by IUCN’s Global Protected Areas Programme through the Blue Solutions project partnership, the focus on marine protected area governance builds on the recent success stories in effectively protecting coastal and marine resources across many of Indonesia’s 7,000 islands. …  

18 Sep 2014 | Article

Cambio climático y futuro de los páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

Cambio climático y futuro de los páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

Los páramos son ecosistemas fundamentales para la regulación del ciclo hidrológico, el almacenamiento de carbono atmosférico y es un corredor biológico para diversas especies de flora y fauna. Así como un espacio con una alta riqueza cultural y étnica que lo hacen único en el mundo. …  

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Securing the sustainability of the Mount Elgon forest ecosystem, Kenya - Uganda

Protected areas in Uganda – reducing climate change impacts and supporting livelihoods

The reality of climate change and the risks it poses to communities and ecosystems is increasingly being felt across Africa, with one of the greatest risks being landslides. …  

18 Sep 2014 | Article

equador

Páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

El proyecto Comunidades de los Páramos de la UICN, lanza un estudio que ofrece una visión general del avance en el conocimiento del páramo. En la recopilación de la información y su análisis participaron expertos de Tropenbos (Colombia), Instituto de Montaña (Perú), Ecociencia (Ecuador) y el especialista Robert Hofstede.   …  

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Sundarban mangroves

Recognising the power of wetlands

A wetland restoration project in the Sundarbans, a protected area shared by India and Bangladesh, is addressing climate change, protecting the coastline from floods while securing food and income for local communities. …  

17 Sep 2014 | Article

Luc Bas, Director, IUCN EU Representative Office

Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s leadership on sustainable development?

IUCN EU Representative Office's Director Luc Bas reflects on the likely impact of the new European Commission line-up on the EU's environment policy for the coming five years. …  

17 Sep 2014 | News story

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