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Olive Ridley Turtle

Balancing act for turtles

Can a balance be found between the environment and development? That was the question discussed at a meeting to work out how the Dhamra Port project in Orissa, India, can go ahead without harming the Olive Ridley turtle population. …  

05 Mar 2009 | News story

Maher Mahjoub

Maher Mahjoub, nuevo Vice-Presidente de la CMAP de la UICN

Maher Mahjoub, de nacionalidad tunecina, acaba de ser nombrado Vice-Presidente de la Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas de UICN para la región que engloba el Norte de África, Oriente Medio y Asia Occidental. …   | English | French

05 Mar 2009 | News story

European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) 2008 IUCN Red List status: Near Threatened

Rabbits at risk in home range

In some parts of the world they thrive, to the extent they are regarded as pests, yet in their native range on the Iberian Peninsula rabbits are Near Threatened with extinction, according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Their decreasing numbers have also had alarming impacts on the Critically Endangered Iberian Lynx and the Spanish Imperial Eagle.  …  

03 Mar 2009 | News story

Thailand

No time to lose in fight against water crisis – IUCN

Leaders at the World Water Forum need to act now to find a solution to the water challenges facing the world, says IUCN. …  

03 Mar 2009 | News story

Les Murs de l’Arche

Delete? French artist offers to work with IUCN to save species

French wildlife artist Thierry Bisch is developing a project with IUCN to deliver a powerful message about the need to protect threatened species. …  

02 Mar 2009 | News story

European Green Belt

Green Belt...the ribbon of life

On Friday, 6 March at 8 pm GMT BBC 2 will show in the United Kingdom as part of the TV series “The Natural World” the film “Iron curtain – the ribbon of life”. …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story

Logging truck, Liberia

Liberia se une a la familia de la UICN

El gobierno de la República de Liberia anunció oficialmente su decisión de adherirse a la UICN, convirtiéndose en el 87º Estado miembro de la organización ambiental más grande y antigua del mundo. …   | English | French

27 Feb 2009 | News story

Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Knowing the wealth of water to the energy industry - lessons from IUCN

In a world where each unit of energy is becoming increasingly water intensive, many countries are already facing severe water scarcity. This short IUCN opinion piece explores the links between energy and water systems from an environmental perspective.  …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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It is possible to have rational public discussions on highly controversial and emotional issues

Techno-fixes, magic wands and catastrophes: can we have an adult discussion?

by Mario Laguë, Head IUCN Global Communications

So we have undisputable facts regarding the catastrophic consequences of our ways – with increasingly clear deadlines before we reach a point of no return – but the sense of urgency simply isn’t there. …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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IUCN EFlowNet booth at the International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocations (IEWA) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Seeking ways forward to balancing competing water needs

Environmental flows refer to water provided within a river, wetland or coastal zone to maintain ecosystems and the benefits they provide to people. As part of IUCN’s work on promoting awareness and implementing environmental flows, the IUCN Water Programme is supporting the International Conference on Implementing Environmental Water Allocations (IEWA) in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. …  

27 Feb 2009 | News story
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