Barcelona en directo

Sailing to Barcelona Boat Parade

Rumbo a Barcelona continúa viento en popa

Luego de arribar en Port Vell, Barcelona, las tripulaciones logran su objetivo de elevar el conocimiento público sobre la problemática ambiental en los mares. …   | English

05 Oct 2008 | News story

 Red List

Barcelona se revoluciona por el lanzamiento de la Lista Roja de la UICN

NOVEDAD La más compleja actualización de la Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas™ de la UICN será presentada esta tarde en el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza que se está llevando a cabo estos días en Barcelona. La Lista Roja contiene el estado actual de casi 45.000 especies. También se dará a conocer la Evaluación Global de Mamíferos, la cual incluye el estado de 5.490 especies de todo el mundo. …   | English | French

05 Oct 2008 | International news release

CCIB

Se levanta el telón de la mayor asamblea medioambiental de 2008

El Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN se inicia hoy en Barcelona, España, teniendo por misión promover las acciones de conservación de la naturaleza. Dos de las principales cuestiones que se abordará son cómo responder a las necesidades crecientes de las poblaciones y expandir los mercados sin sacrificar la naturaleza, y cómo hacer llegar el mensaje de la conservación a nuevos públicos. …   | English | French

05 Oct 2008 | International news release

Climate Change: beyond mitigation

Climate Change: beyond mitigation

There is no doubt that most of the world has woken up to the fact climate change is a problem and one that’s here to stay unless we act now. So how will the world judge our actions in 200 years? Will we be criticized for knowing everything there was to know about the problem and still doing nothing? Or will we be praised for our fast thinking and action that averted disaster? Here, we take a look at life beyond climate change mitigation, examine where the solutions to our rapidly over-heating planet lie, and reflect on what our world will look like 50 years on, with a population of some 9 billion people. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Climate Change: a burning issue

Climate Change: a burning issue

Every day, everywhere, it’s getting hotter. The weather is more unpredictable, ice is melting, plants are disappearing and insects are appearing where they shouldn’t. These alarming trends aren’t new. There has been a lot of talk about the need to fight climate change, but disappointingly this has not been matched by action. Recently, however, there have been some changes that may yet herald the beginning of a new era in humanity’s fight against climate change. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Safeguarding the diversity of life: saving the roots of life

Safeguarding the diversity of life: saving the roots of life

Biodiversity means something different to each one of us, but we all depend on it for just about every aspect of our lives, from the variety of food we eat to the feel of the clothes we wear. Human development has so far occurred without proper consideration for the balances of the natural world. But our understanding has grown immeasurably in the last two decades. It is now time to turn thoughts and words into sustainable progress. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Safeguarding the diversity of life: life in the slipknot

Safeguarding the diversity of life: life in the slipknot

Biodiversity is the sum of every living thing around us. It is us. By letting it die we are killing ourselves. Habitat destruction and invasive alien species are considered undesirable side effects of development. That will no longer do. They are unacceptable side effects and they must stop. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Healthy environments - healthy people: blood and potatoes

Healthy environments - healthy people: blood and potatoes

Human health and biodiversity; the two are fundamentally inseparable. The food we eat, the multitude of pills we swallow for anything from the common cold to cancer all stem from living matter, the sum of which makes up biodiversity. Even oil and gas are nothing more than ancient biodiversity. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

Healthy environments - healthy people: buy yo´ diversity

Healthy environments - healthy people: buy yo´ diversity

Biodiversity is not obscure. Once understood, neither is its importance to human health. We are a part of biodiversity, and in all humility, one might be tempted to say an insignificant part thereof. But clearly that would be a lie. One glance around is enough to confirm the impact humanity is having upon the diversity of life. It is dwindling at our hand and before our very eyes. Yet those eyes at times refuse to see, or when they do, too often turn away. …  

03 Oct 2008 | Video

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First boats sail to Barcelona

The Jadran has left its port of departure, and is now sailing to the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona.           …  

24 Sep 2008 | News story

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