News for Members
2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. It's an opportunity to find real solutions to safeguard the natural environment which mankind depends upon. IUCN is playing a key role in pushing for immediate action to protect species, ecosystems and natural resources before it's too late. IUCN's Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, says that, coming straight after Copenhagen, the International Year of Biodiversity is very significant. …
23 Dec 2009 | Video
The Danish Outdoor Council, a member of IUCN, awards green flags to 'eco-schools' around Denmark, where children learn about environmental issues and get their families to commit to save CO2 in their daily lives. IUCN visited the Krogard school in Greve, 30 km south of Copenhagen, where kids and their families were affected by serious floods in 2005 and 2007. Eigil Larsen from the Outdoor Council explains the importance of educating about climate change and a green way of life, in Denmark and beyond. …
The IUCN National Committee of France will organize its upcoming National Congress on Nature, on 20 January 2010, around the theme of the International Year of Biodiversity. … | French
10 Dec 2009 | News story
IUCN National Committee of Bolivia Seminar on "Indigenous Autonomous Regions and the Governance of Land and Natural Resources"
A seminar on "Indigenous Autonomous Regions and the Governance of Land and Natural Resources" was held in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, as part of the wider project "Improving the livelihood of indigenous people in the mountain areas in Bolivia and Peru, through greater security of land tenure and access to resources", implemented by the IUCN Regional Office for South America (SUR), and the IUCN Bolivian and Peruvian Committees of IUCN. … | Spanish
09 Dec 2009 | News story
On 25th November 2009, the 73rd Meeting of the IUCN Council admitted 18 new Members to join IUCN.
The Council, President, Director General and entire family of IUCN extend a very warm welcome to the new Members and look forward to their active involvement. … | French | Spanish
06 Dec 2009 | News story
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02 Dec 2009 | News story
La publicación incluye mapas y un CD interactivo. El sitio web permitirá consultar en detalle todas las fichas evaluadas.En la evaluación regional de peces se analizaron 191 especies, de las cuales 11 se encuentran amenazadas y 50 tienen datos insuficientes. …
26 Nov 2009 | International news release