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Marine Protected Area, fish and coral at Nha Trang

IUCN tiếp tục hỗ trợ cho Việt Nam về Bảo tồn Đa dạng Sinh học

Việt Nam phối hợp với Tổ chức Bảo tồn Thiên nhiên Thế giới IUCN và các tổ chức môi trường quốc tế khác đã tổ chức kỷ niệm Ngày Đa dạng Sinh học Quốc tế năm nay vào ngày 22-23/5. …  

28 May 2008 | News story

"Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam" Workshop 25 May 2008

Việt Nam có thể bị ảnh hưởng xấu nhất bởi thay đổi khí hậu

Theo các đại biểu tham dự buổi Tọa đàm cấp cao về Thay đổi Khí hậu được tổ chức ngày 25/5 bởi IUCN thì Việt Nam sẽ là một trong những nước bị ảnh hưởng nhiều nhất bởi sự thay đổi khí hậu. Chỉ với mức tăng mực nước biển 1 m, thì khoảng trên 6% tổng diện tích tự nhiên của Việt Nam sẽ bị nhấn chìm dưới nước và khoảng trên 10 triệu người sẽ bị mất chỗ ở 

28 May 2008 | News story

"Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Viet Nam" Workshop 25 May 2008

Viet Nam expected to be hit worst by the impacts of climate change

  Viet Nam will be one of the countries most affected by climate change in the world, according to participants in the High Level Discussion on Climate Change, held on 25 May and facilitated by IUCN. A sea-level rise of only one meter could inundate over six percent of the total area of the country and displace over 10 million people. 

28 May 2008 | News story

Fish and Coral

IUCN Continues Biodiversity Conservation Support to Viet Nam

Viet Nam celebrated this year’s International Biodiversity Day on 22 – 23 May in collaboration with IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and other international environmental organizations. 

28 May 2008 | News story

Sagarmatha National Park

HKKH Partnership Project celebrates International Mt. Everest Day

On the occasion of the first International Mt. Everest Day, the HKKH Partnership Project has been inspired and encouraged to take a step further as well. A unique exchange has been organized to bring together stakeholders from the Central Karakoram National Park, Pakistan to visit the Sagarmatha National Park.  

27 May 2008 | Event

Mangrove restoration in Sri Lanka

Restoring natural habitats in Myanmar a reconstruction priority, says IUCN

Gland, Switzerland, May 23, 2008 (IUCN) – IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) offers to share its broad environmental experience to help with the reconstruction efforts in Myanmar. A vital long-term environmental need is to restore coastal ecosystems, following the catastrophic damage caused by the recent cyclone.   …  

23 May 2008 | International news release

Pygmy hog (Porcula salvania), critically endangered species.

Endangered Pygmy hog heads home

The world's smallest and rarest species of wild pig was once believed to be extinct - but it may now be saved thanks to conservation efforts. …  

21 May 2008 | News story

Second Dialogue on China and the Global Forest Products Trade, Beijing, Nov. 2007

Announcement: Third Meeting on China and the Global Forest Products Trade

The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), IUCN China, and Forest Trends are pleased to announce the third six-monthly informal forum to discuss issues related to the trade of legal and sustainable wood in China. …  

21 May 2008 | Event

PAEL session in Hanoi, April 25th, 2008

Protected Areas, Equity, and Livelihoods in the Asia Pacific Region

On Friday April 25, 2008, nearly 100 delegates from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in Hanoi joined the parallel session on Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods (PAEL), funded by IUCN Economics & Environment and jointly organized by IUCN, Asia Forest Network (AFN) and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and Pacific (RECOFTC).  

19 May 2008 | News story


苏黎世,2008年5月15日 中国的动物群中存在有一种珍惜的长臂猿。不幸的是,目前,长臂猿在中国的生存状况比在其他国家或地方更令人担忧。一个由苏黎世大学人类学家组成的研究小组得出结论,目前一种珍惜的长臂猿刚刚在中国的云南省灭绝。 …  

15 May 2008 | News story