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Lac Tchad Map

Le projet Bridge AFRICA à l’œuvre pour la ratification de la charte de l’eau du Bassin du Lac Tchad

L’UICN, dans le cadre du projet Bridge Africa, a effectué une mission de sensibilisation des décideurs des États membres de la Commission du Bassin du Lac Tchad (CBLT) pour la ratification de la Charte de l'Eau du Bassin du Lac Tchad. …  

12 Jan 2015 | News story

Masai Mara National Park

Mission: supporting development through biodiversity conservation

The European Union is the biggest contributor to biodiversity finance in developing countries, and with the designation of 2015 as the “European Year for Development”, the achievements of the European Union’s global action in the field of conservation will be in the spotlight. Some of these results were showcased recently at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, through the participation of EU-supported protected areas initiatives such as BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management programme). …  

09 Jan 2015 | News story

Cultural Ecosystem Services

The value of Cultural Ecosystem Services for urban citizens

Cultural Ecosystem Services are the non-material benefits people obtain from nature. They include recreation, aesthetic enjoyment, physical and mental health benefits and spiritual experiences. Cultural Ecosystem services are essential for human health and well-being and contribute to a sense of place while fostering social cohesion. …  

08 Jan 2015 | News story

TRAFFIC

Brisk trade threatens slow lorises

Cambridge, UK - A little-known venomous primate may be heading towards extinction due to the high demand for its use in traditional medicine. Surveys conducted in early 2014 by Oxford Brookes University and TRAFFIC in the border area between China and Myanmar have revealed the scale of the trade in Bengal Slow Lorises.
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08 Jan 2015 | News story

Shark presence in Maio, Cape Verde

Fishermen turning to shark conservation in Maio, Cape Verde

According to SOS grantee Edita Magileviciute, the recent in-water survey of sharks in Maio, one of the islands of the Cape Verde archipelago, confirmed presence of nurse and lemon sharks. Moreover, there is a high potential that the coastal waters of Maio could be shark breeding grounds.    

06 Jan 2015 | News story

Inner Niger Delta, Mali

Niger Basin Authority adopts resolution on ecosystem protection

At the invitation of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), IUCN experts presented their case on Investing in Natural Infrastructure for Sustainable Development, leading to the adoption of a new resolution during the 33rd session of the NBA Council of Ministers.  …   | French

06 Jan 2015 | News story

Vulture Safe Zone map

First vulture safe zone declared in Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh has declared two safe zones for Vultures where ‘zero tolerance' will be shown towards using ‘Diclofenac’ and other harmful veterinary drugs under article 20 (1) of  Wildlife (Conservation and Security) Act 2012. The designated areas are Sylhet, parts of Dhaka and Chittagong covering an area of 19,663.18 sq km (1,966,318 ha) as Vulture Safe Zone-1 and  Khulna, Barisal and parts of Dhaka covering an area of 27,717.26 sq km (2,771,726 ha) as Vulture Safe Zone-2 (VSZ).   …  

06 Jan 2015 | News story

Vœu 2015 UICN-PACO

Bonne et heureuse année 2015 !

Toute l’équipe de l’UICN-PACO remercie les Membres, les partenaires techniques et financiers, les alliés et les amis de l’Union pour leurs contributions multiformes et leur soutien sans faille aux actions entreprises pour la gestion durable des ressources naturelles en vue de la conservation de notre biodiversité.

Puisse l’année nouvelle nous permettre de continuer à travailler ensemble pour optimiser les résultats du Programme 2013-2016.

Bonne et heureuse année 2015 à toutes et à tous ! …  

03 Jan 2015 | News story

Shouf Biosphere Reserve (Lebanon) – Biodiversity in Autumn

Un deseo Mediterráneo para 2015

Desde el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de UICN, os hacemos llegar nuestro agradecimiento a todos, Miembros, donantes, patrocinadores, socios y amigos, que han participado en lo que ha sido un año verdaderamente fructífero.  | English | French

01 Jan 2015 | News story

Foto: Utilización del esparto en la producción de cestos, calzado y colmenas en el Norte de África. © Jabier Ruiz.

248 proyectos presentados por las organizaciones de la sociedad civil del Norte de África para el programa PPI-OSCAN

El programa "Pequeñas Iniciativas para las Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil en el Norte de África" (PPI-OSCAN en su siglas en francés), lanzado el pasado junio, completa su primera fase con un comienzo prometedor. Al cierre de la convocatoria para presentar proyectos, 25 de diciembre, UICN-Med ha recibido 248 proyectos procedentes de 233 organizaciones de la sociedad civil (OSC). Por países el número de OSC en esta convocatoria es de 98 de Túnez, 75 de Marruecos, 52 de Argelia, y el 8 de Libia.  | English | French

30 Dec 2014 | News story

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