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Objectif biodiversité 2010 non atteint : l’UICN France demande une nouvelle stratégie

En 2001, l’Union Européenne s’engageait à stopper l’érosion de la biodiversité à l’horizon 2010. Pour répondre à cet engagement et à ceux de la convention sur la diversité biologique, la France a adopté sa Stratégie nationale pour la biodiversité et lancé 11 plans d’action. Aujourd’hui, force est de constater que l’objectif fixé n’a pas été atteint. En cette année internationale de la biodiversité, la France doit redéfinir une nouvelle stratégie à la hauteur des enjeux et de ses responsabilités. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story

Participantes Foro Conservación de Málaga - 3 de junio de 2010

Conservación de la Biodiversidad Marina y Litoral de Málaga

Málaga, 3 de junio de 2010. La finca de la Cónsula (Málaga) fue el escenario elegido para presentar el programa medioambiental de la Red de Iniciativas Ambientales 2010 (RIA 2010) impulsado por el Área de Sostenibilidad de la Diputación de Málaga, Aula del Mar (miembros de UICN) y apoyado por la Obra Social de Unicaja. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story
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World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day: Stop and think about life

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, with the theme: “Many Species. One Planet. One Future.” Let everyone hear this urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Walking the talk - IUCN opens one of Europe’s greenest office buildings

Gland, Switzerland, 4 June 2010 (IUCN) – IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, inaugurates its new Conservation Centre today, setting a benchmark for sustainable office construction. …   | French | Spanish

04 Jun 2010 | International news release

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Regional Consultation and Discussion Meeting of IUCN Members in PACO - June 2010

The Central and West Africa Region (PACO)  of International Union for the Conservation oof Nature (IUCN) organize a discussion meeting of his members. That will take place from the 15th to the 16th June in Hotel FILOAS BP 53 Mbour, in Senegal. …   | French

03 Jun 2010 | Fact sheet

Juniper Tree, Balochistan

Energy action in Asia

In Asia, IUCN is working to incorporate nature-based principles into energy policies and promote fair access to clean energy through economic approaches. From village solar energy projects to research into new energy crops, the work and experience of IUCN Members plays a key role. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Grupo de Trabajo, Cuenca del Plata.

Nace grupo de trabajo sobre pesca y sustentabilidad en la Cuenca del Plata

La iniciativa busca fortalecer los proyectos en marcha en la cuenca y mejorar la calidad de vida de las comunidades costeras en los cinco países; coordinar acciones tendientes a disminuir su vulnerabilidad. …  

01 Jun 2010 | News story

Stephen Kamau, KENVO conservation officer

Care in the community - saving Kenya's forests

Forests cover less than 3% of Kenya’s land area but they’re an important source of income, food and economic growth to the country. However, forests are increasingly under pressure, due to rampant charcoal burning, illegal logging, overgrazing, forest fires and pollution. The Kijabe Environment Volunteers group (KENVO) has made great moves in preserving vast areas of the Gatamaiyu forest near Nairobi, working with local communities, many of whom were previously involved in illegal and destructive activities in the forest. …  

01 Jun 2010 | Audio

Winrock International outlines its renewable energy projects

Winrock International outlines its renewable energy projects

A public service announcement from IUCN Member Winrock International about its work on providing renewable energy resources to people around the world, some of whom have access to electricity for the first time. …  

31 May 2010 | Video

Biofuels in Peru - Video from IUCN Member SPDA - Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental

Biofuels in Peru

Video from IUCN Member SPDA - Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental.  …  

31 May 2010 | Video