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IUCN joins the drive for sustainable energy for all

This week United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is gathering leaders of government, business and civil society to mobilize investment and action to achieve sustainable energy for all. …  

05 Jun 2014 | News story

Sydney Harbour National Park

Nature's A-list to debate a sustainable future for the planet

Internationally recognized experts, politicians, CEOs, activists and indigenous leaders will be at the forefront of a series of public debates during the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 taking place this November in Sydney, Australia. …   | French

05 Jun 2014 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

On the frontline – helping island states face up to climate change

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are at the forefront of climate change — they’re the first to feel the impacts and are among those taking the lead in tackling this ever-growing threat. …  

05 Jun 2014 | News story

IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations Platform

IUCN launches Resolutions and Recommendations Platform

IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations are now more accessible and easier to search than ever with the new IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations Platform. The Platform, available online in English, French and Spanish, gives an opportunity to explore IUCN Resolutions and Recommendations that have shaped the global conservation agenda and the Union’s policy on important issues over the past 65 years.
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05 Jun 2014 | News story

Shouf Biosphere Reserve

Our Members in News: Al Shouf Cedar Society Will Launch A Reforestation Initiative

The blossoms of the hot summer bloom in our Shouf region to nourish the Shouf Biosphere Reserve with serious of events that will be launched with the restoration event in June 5, 2014 in Byblos Bank Headquarter, Ashrafieh under the title: “Byblos bank - Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Bio – Corridor, Reforestation Initiative” …  

02 Jun 2014 | Article

The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan

Our members in News: JREDS Celebrates the Closing of Water Young Reporters Project

 The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan “JREDS” closed its project “Water Young Reporters” on Thursday 22nd 2014 in a ceremony held under the patronage of H.E Basem Telafah, General Secretary of Ministry of water and Allegation. …  

01 Jun 2014 | Article

Mangrove Finch, SOS - Save Our Species, CDF

World First! Captive-bred Mangrove finches released into natural habitat

With the release of 15 captive bred Critically Endangered Mangrove finches we are delighted to report a world first from SOS Grantee and IUCN Member, The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF). Today in collaboration with its implementing partners, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment through the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD) and San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG), CDF are celebrating the release into the forest habitat on Isabela Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. Time will tell how the birds fare.   …  

30 May 2014 | News story

Left to right: Sandeep Singh (US Embassy), Milika Sobey (IUCN), Jacqueline Evans (Marae Moana Marine Park), Tukabu Teroroko (PIPA), Samantha Brooke (US NOAA), Christophe Fonfreyde (Government of New Caledonia), and Susan White (US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Positive prospects for marine park collaboration

Co-training of marine park staff, sharing of technology development and coordination of data collection and sharing arrangements are some opportunities for collaboration between managers of marine parks identified during a workshop held this week in Suva, Fiji. …  

30 May 2014 | News story

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HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal Reviews the Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima

Hima forum, which was organized by The International Union of the Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) and under the patronage of HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, came out with important recommendations that figured out the Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima.  …  

29 May 2014 | Article

Forest Communication Network

Forest Communicators of the Mediterranean have their own network

Rabat, 13-15 May 2014 - Rabat hosted the first Mediterranean Forest Communicators workshop on 13-15 May 2014 where more than 25 experts, administration’s representants and journalists from 10 different countries gathered in order to exchange knowledge and experiences. …   | French

29 May 2014 | News story