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Miyun County, Beijing China

Basins of the Future: Connecting water from source to city

Growing urban populations and economic growth are putting more pressure on the watersheds and infrastructure supplying water to cities. This is where IUCN and IWA have joined forces in pulling together their knowledge, networks and resources to strengthen nature-based solutions for water security in urban areas. …  

21 Sep 2012 | News story

Twyfelfontein in Namibia

Dry but rich: conserving biodiversity in drylands

Water is an essential ingredient for life on Earth. Yet its scarcity can still support extraordinary biodiversity. Drylands cover more than 40% of the world’s land surface and are home to unique species and ecosystems. The book Conserving Dryland Biodiversity launched at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, is the first comprehensive analysis of the global importance and significance of dryland biodiversity. …   | French | Spanish

12 Sep 2012 | Article
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Zhang Xinsheng

IUCN’s new President elected

Mr Zhang Xinsheng of China is the new President of IUCN. He was elected today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. …   | French | Spanish

12 Sep 2012 | News story

Photo de mangroves dans le Saloum

Vers une Liste Rouge des Ecosystèmes Menacés du Sénégal

Mr. Taibou Ba et Mme. Marième Diallo du Centre Suivi Ecologique du Sénégal expliquent l'évolution de la Liste rouge des écosystèmes au Senegal: …  

11 Sep 2012 | Article
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Lake with dormant volcano, Sajama National Park

IUCN’s Red List of Ecosystems gains speed

From Australia to Patagonia, from coral reefs to rainforests and deserts, the new IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will assess the status of ecosystems worldwide, to identify their risks and the potential impact on both ecosystems and human wellbeing. …   | French | Spanish

09 Sep 2012 | International news release

IUCN logo

IUCN welcomes 48 new Members

On 5 September 2012, the 79th Meeting of the IUCN Council, meeting at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Republic of Korea, admitted 48 new Members to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

06 Sep 2012 | News story

Mangrove - focus december 2011

A natural safety net

As climate change increases the incidence of natural disasters like flooding and landslides, governments are looking for ways to protect their people and they’re finding that nature can help. …   | French | Spanish

06 Sep 2012 | Article

Children walking on the road to Lomié, Cameroon

Take a Forest Walk at IUCN congress

We are proposing three "Forest Walks" as journeys through the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea. The attached document details the walks. …  

04 Sep 2012 | Article

Patrick MacQuarrie at Stockholm Water Week 2012

Looking back at a successful World Water Week

Dr Patrick MacQuarrie is IUCN's new Water Policy and Sustainability Advisor. He joined the IUCN Global Water Programme in August, just one week before the start of one of the year's most important water events: Stockholm World Water Week. Here he reflects back on his attendance of this major water conference: …  

03 Sep 2012 | News story

RSM names Willem Ferwerda Executive Fellow Business & Ecosystems

RSM appoints Willem Ferwerda Executive Fellow Business & Ecosystems …  

30 Aug 2012 | Article
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