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Finger coral in shallw water, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Hawaii

Ocean life facing a corrosive future - new report

The ocean moderates human-induced global warming but at the cost of profound alterations to its physics, chemistry, ecology and ecosystems services. These are the findings of a report published today in Science by the Oceans 2015 Initiative and co-authored by IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Marine Vice Chair, Dan Laffoley. …  

02 Jul 2015 | News story

2nd Think-Tank meeting on the Mediterranean Biodiversity Platform held in Malaga

Mediterranean joining forces for biodiversity information challenges

Nine environmental international organisations across the Mediterranean gathered today in Malaga to discuss how to give shape to an initiative that seeks cooperation in the field of data and information biodiversity in the region. …  

02 Jul 2015 | News story

Fishermen in the Great Lakes area

World Heritage site in danger: Man and nature in Virunga National Park

Among the World Heritage sites in Danger is Virunga National Park, which has been on the endangered list for more than 20 years. Over these years, Africa’s oldest national park has faced numerous threats, including armed conflict, poaching and the discovery and exploration of oil. …  

01 Jul 2015 | News story

Portada libro Legalidad Florestal en Mesoamérica

Nueva publicación de la UICN examina el marco legal que regula los bosques de Mesoamérica y sus recursos

San José, 30 de junio de 2015 (UICN). El cambio de uso del suelo constituye uno de los principales factores que contribuyen a la deforestación y uno de los principales retos que enfrenta la región de Mesoamérica. Las regulaciones existentes y la capacidad de las instituciones para implementar las leyes requieren de una revisión urgente para poder contar con medidas eficaces y efectivas. Esta es una de las principales conclusiones a las que arriba el libro Legalidad Forestal en Mesoamérica, publicado por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y el Centro de Derecho Ambiental del Programa de Derecho Ambiental de la UICN.  …  

30 Jun 2015 | News story

Tropenbos Internacional Colombia, Proyecto Comunidades de los páramos

Conociendo el páramo desde las escuelas

El proyecto Comunidades de los páramos en Colombia invita a considerar la educación escolar como un espacio fundamental para construir conocimiento asociado al páramo y al cambio climático.  

30 Jun 2015 | News story

SOS - Save our Species, Turtle Conservancy, Palawan turtles, treatment

Turtle community unites in time to save more than 3,000 endangered Turtles

When a haul of more than 4,000 endangered turtles were confiscated from a well-organized syndicate of poachers in the Philippines in mid-June, a successful rescue story seemed unlikely. …  

30 Jun 2015 | News story

Farmer training workshop

Empowering Farmers on water management in small irrigation systems: Training of Farmers in the Kapiriggama cascade tank system in North Central Province of Sri Lanka

IUCN-HSBC project on Ecological Restoration of the Kapiriggama Cascade Tank System in Anuradhapura, North Central Province is aiming to improve the water use efficiency in ancient tank systems. These tank systems that are linked (a cascade) allow recycling of water multiple times as irrigation water. Project components include, improving the capacity of the tanks through partial de-siltation, adopting organic farming, improving drainage conditions, protecting tank bunds and adjacent areas and building the capacity of farmers and officers.  

30 Jun 2015 | News story

Selva Viva, Napo. Amazonía Ecuatoriana

Comunicadores de 8 países amazónicos se reunirán en Lima para desarrollar un plan de visibilización de las áreas protegidas de esta región.

UICN-Sur formará parte, los próximos 2 y 3 de Julio, de un evento que reunirá en Lima a comunicadores de los Sistemas de Áreas Protegidas de Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, Perú y Venezuela, para desarrollar un plan de acción en torno a la visibilización de las áreas protegidas del Bioma Amazónico.
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29 Jun 2015 | News story

Western Gray Whale and ship.

IUCN seeks whale conservation experts to advise on energy development impacts

IUCN seeks applications from qualified individuals to serve on its independent scientific and technical advisory panel to minimize impacts on western gray whales during offshore oil and gas development and beyond in Sakhalin, in the Russian Far East. The application deadline is 20 August 2015. …   | Russian

29 Jun 2015 | News story

SOS - Save Our Species, Manis javanica, Sunda Pangolin, Dan Challender

SOS and Fondation Segré announce new International Pangolin Conservation Initiative

This week, as the world’s first ever Pangolin Range States workshop takes place in Da Nang Province, Vietnam, SOS and Fondation Segré are delighted to announce a two-year international Pangolin Conservation Initiative taking place in Cameroon, Thailand and China. …  

26 Jun 2015 | News story

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