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IUCN最佳管理保护地绿色名录中国评委会成立,试点工作正式启动

中国,北京 — 2014年3月19日,世界自然保护联盟(IUCN)最佳管理保护地绿色名录中国评审委员会成立,标志着保护地绿色名录计划中国试点工作正式启动。 …  

19 Mar 2014 | Article

Tiger at Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Nepal celebrates ‘zero poaching year’ for rhino, tiger and elephant

Nepal recently marked a successful year of species conservation by announcing that during the previous 365 days, not a single incident of rhino, tiger or elephant poaching had been recorded in any of the country’s protected areas.   …  

14 Mar 2014 | Article

SOS, Snow Leopard

Learning to live with Snow Leopards

In the shadow of the majestic Himalayas on the “roof of the world”, SOS - Save Our Species is championing the conservation of the equally majestic Snow Leopard. SOS grantees the Snow Leopard Trust and Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan, are piloting grassroots programmes aimed at reducing the illegal killing of snow leopards in the remote reaches of Pakistan’s northernmost province, Gilgit-Baltistan. …  

12 Mar 2014 | News story

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Governments unite to conserve iconic Sargasso Sea

Governments of Bermuda, the Azores, Monaco, United Kingdom and the United States have signed a declaration committing to the conservation of the Sargasso Sea – a vast patch of mid-Atlantic Ocean known for its unique floating seaweeds that harbour rich biodiversity. This is the first time an international alliance has been formed to protect this unique haven of marine life. …  

12 Mar 2014 | International news release

A dialogue with political parties of the country

A dialogue with political parties of the country: Renewing Political Will towards Sustainable Development in Pakistan

A first-of-its-kind dialogue to debate weightage political parties of Pakistan give to environment in their manifestoes was organized by the Government of Pakistan and IUCN under their joint National Impact Assessment Programme (NIAP) in Islamabad today. …  

11 Mar 2014 | International news release

Global Vice President, IUCN,  Regional Councillor IUCN

Green Growth Initiative – From vision to implementation

The global growth model is clearly on an unsustainable pathway. An exponentially expanding population, extravagant consumption patterns, rising greenhouse gases triggering catastrophic climate changes, dwindling biodiversity reserves, rapid and unregulated urbanization - these are just some of the environmentally alarming trends delivered by the existing model for economic growth. …  

10 Mar 2014 | Article

Researchers preparing to enter the water for a dive

Coral survey confirms marine habitat in the Southern Myeik Archipelago impacted by heavy fishing pressure

“…the southern Myeik Archipelago was harvested before it was investigated. It was impoverished before it was explored….. They [coral reefs] won’t recover in the current use context.” Dr. James True, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.
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06 Mar 2014 | Article

Tiger photographed by camera-trap in Thailand

Protecting our wild inheritance

SOS founding partner, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) featured an article on SOS to mark World Wildlife Day, March 3 2014. Focusing on the extensive and varied work of SOS grantee projects to address wildlife crime what follows illustrates just how broad and multi-faceted the challenge is that we face.   March 3 has officially been recognized as World Wildlife Day thanks to a recent decision taken by the United Nations and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES). The intention is to mark one day in our busy lives as a celebration of the beauty and diversity of plants and animals with which we share the world. One of the key aims of this day is to raise awareness of the urgent need to step up the fight against wildlife crime. …  

05 Mar 2014 | News story

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

IUCN welcomes 21 new Members

The IUCN Council has admitted 21 new Members to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

05 Mar 2014 | News story

SOS, Irrawaddy dolphin

Cambodian government shows commitment to dolphin protection by burning confiscated gillnets

The Cambodian Fisheries Administration (FiA) destroyed nearly 60,000 metres of confiscated gillnets in two gillnet burning ceremonies held on 6 and 7 February 2014. This was a clear demonstration of the Cambodian Government's resolve to protect the Irrawaddy Dolphin. It is also particularly great news as SOS is currently supporting a WWF Cambodia project to prevent the bycatch of Irrawaddy Dolphins in the Mekong river. …  

04 Mar 2014 | News story