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Meilleur Employé UICN PACO 2009

M. Bongo Gravier : Meilleur employé de l’année 2009 de l’UICN-PACO

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 28 Janvier 2010 (UICN) – M. BONGO Gravier, Chauffeur au bureau de programme de  l’UICN au Cameroun, reçoit le titre de meilleur employé de l’année 2009 et ce, pour l’ensemble du Programme de l’UICN Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO). …   | English

01 Feb 2010 | News story
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2001 IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria version 3.1 (Arabic)

Ya está disponible en árabe las Categorías y Criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN, versión 3.1

UICN-Med tiene el placer de anunciarles que las Categorías y Criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN, versión 3.1 ha sido publicada en árabe, con el apoyo de la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) y con el objetivo de promover la creación de listas rojas en los países de habla árabe, tanto a nivel nacional como regional. Las “Guías para la aplicación de los Criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN a nivel regional” serán también publicadas en árabe durante este año. …   | English | French | Arabic

01 Feb 2010 | News story

Peacock Parachute Spider (Poecilotheria metallica), Threat category: CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Trondheim conference calls for new biodiversity targets

High level IUCN representatives are among the keynote speakers at the Sixth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity which opens today in Norway. …  

01 Feb 2010 | News story

IUCN chiefs at the Global Competitveness Forum in Riyadh

Top IUCN chiefs among leaders at the Global Competitveness Forum in Riyadh

More than 100 world leaders participated in the Global Competitveness Forum in Riyadh to discuss solutions to the global financial crisis under the theme Sustainable Competitveness, which symbolises the start of a new decade of thinking. IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre and IUCN President, Ashok Khosla, highlighted the importance considering the value of ecosystem services in 21st Century.  

31 Jan 2010 | News story

A little hamlet in Walaek-Baliem Valley, Papua

Ensuring the sustainability of Baliem Valley’s forests in Indonesia

The Samdhana Institute and the Department of Forestry of the Government of Indonesia, both Members of IUCN, are working to identify sustainable options for Baliem Valley’s forests and its dependents, who live in the heart of Papua, the Indonesian half of New Guinea. …  

29 Jan 2010 | News story

Pacific Resource and Environmental Economics Network

Establishment of the Pacific Resource and Environmental Economics Network (PREEN)

The use of resource and environmental economic analytical information to support and or underpin economic development and environmental conservation decisions is relatively new in the Pacific. Resource management has conventionally either not involved consideration of economic factors at all or has involved it only inadequately. …  

29 Jan 2010 | News story


Geo-Tagging Reveals Mining Threats on Philippine’s “Last Ecological Frontier”

A field update from the ALDAW Network (Ancestral Land/Domain Watch)
Between July and September 2009, a mission organized by the Philippines-based Ancestral Land/Domain Watch (ALDAW) and the Centre for Biocultural Diversity (CBCD) at the University of Kent traveled to Southern Palawan in the Philippines. The mission was led by Dr. Dario Novellino (CBCD researcher and CEESP member). Palawan is part of the “Man and Biosphere Reserve” program of UNESCO and hosts 49 animals and 56 botanical species found in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. …  

29 Jan 2010 | News story

Diver enjoying the experience of diving on biodiverse and healthy Egyptian coral reefs. Photo by HEPCA

Tourism industry should better cater for climate-sensitive holiday makers

A survey of tourists and tour operators in the Egyptian Red Sea region shows that the industry often misperceives its clients’ environmental sensitivity, putting its own business at risk. Climate change is a growing threat to the tourism industry by making destinations less attractive and jeopardizing major sources of income. The awareness of tourists towards climate change and other environmental issues is likely to be a major driver of their future holiday choices.

29 Jan 2010 | News story

With the support of the European Commission

Options for Future Policy Options for Biodiversity Policy in the EU

The Commission has set out possible future options for biodiversity policy in the EU for the period after 2010. …  

28 Jan 2010 | News story


‘Avatar is real’, say tribal people

Survival International: 25 January 2010 - Following the film, Avatar's win at the Golden Globes, tribal people have claimed that the film tells the real story of their lives today. …  

28 Jan 2010 | News story


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