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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

Water Drop kick-off Meeting

Water Development Resources Opportunity Policies for the Water Management in Semi Arid Areas (Water DROP) Project Kick-off Meeting

 Water management is a key priority for most of the Mediterranean countries and most of the water problems are due to the mismanagement of the water resources and to the incoherency among different policies impacting on water. …  

01 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

SWIM project site

Wastewater Treatment: A New Turn in the Arab World

Climate changes, global warming and the large increase in population in the Arab world drive the water crisis in the Arab region from bad to worse as experts predict.  …  

29 May 2014 | Article

Groundwater Integration Dialouge

Groundwater Integration Dialogue

Coastal zones are open and dynamic systems with numerous internal processes as well as interactions with the wider environment, natural and man-made, while groundwater resources are sensitive to climate change as they are subject to over-exploitation, pollution from various practices relating to sanitation, and waste management.  …  

29 May 2014 | Article

Hima Logo

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

IRUKA releases a new song for IUCN

Japanese Singer and IUCN Goodwill Ambassador IRUKA Releases A New Song for IUCN

Japanese singer IRUKA is pleased to announce the release of her new CD We Love You Planet! Echo to our Planet, a song dedicated to IUCN on the 10th anniversary of her service as an IUCN Ambassador. …  

29 May 2014 | Article

Colourful coral reef scene

IUCN welcomes 9 new Members and 2 National Committees

The IUCN Council has admitted 9 new Members to IUCN and officially recognized 2 National Committees. …   | French | Spanish

21 May 2014 | News story

IUCN team member - the Ministerial meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean, on Environment and Climate Change

Guidance to Indentify the Main Climate Risks and Resilience: SEARCH Toolkit

 On the occasion of the Ministerial meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean, on Environment and Climate Change, which was held on the13th of May 2014 in Athens, Greece, some projects took the opportunity to discuss and present what they do and what they have achieved. …  

18 May 2014 | Article

Islamic Perspectives on Ecosystem Management Forum

The Strong Relationship between Religion and Natural Environment

Specialists in Islam and other faiths, ecologists, ecosystem managers, scholars from botanic gardens were gathered in the Islamic Perspectives on Ecosystem Management Forum, which was organized by the Qur’anic Botanic Garden in collaboration with Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by Qatar Petroleum on the 22nd April, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.  …  

08 May 2014 | Article