Mediterráneo

Usama Ghazali from Egyptian National Parks

Stronger institutions needed for nature in Egypt

The IUCN North Africa Members Forum in Rabat, Morocco, brings together IUCN’s members from across the whole of North Africa. Among the delegates from Egypt is Usama Ghazali from Egyptian National Parks. He explains what he sees as the priorities for conservation within the region. …  

05 Oct 2011 | News story

Woman with baby at local water well, Zambia.

IUCN addresses food, water and energy security at UN meeting

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, chaired a high-level discussion on food, water and energy security during the recent meeting of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. She championed the theme that energy, water and food security rely on ecosystem services and in order to safeguard them, we must invest in nature’s supporting role. …  

28 Sep 2011 | News story

A volcano in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

May 2012: First Congress on Protected Volcanic Landscapes

"Volcandpark" is the first congress to be devoted to park management, awareness-raising and geotourism in protected volcanic areas. It will be held in Olot, Spain. Shared with CEC by Joseph Mallarach of WCPA. …  

21 Sep 2011 | News story

Un travail de planification participatif a permis d’adopter un plan de zonage au sein de la partie marine du Parc National d’Al Hoceima

La zone marine protégée du Parc National d’Al Hoceima

Un travail de planification participatif a permis d’adopter un plan de zonage au sein de la partie marine du Parc National d’Al Hoceima.
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21 Sep 2011 | News story

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon, 2009-2010

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve in Lebanon: a growing innovative model in West Asia

In 2007, the Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa (APJM) (www.jabalmoussa.org) and many local experts joined efforts to protect the pristine landscape of Jabal Moussa Mountain of Kesrwan-Lebanon which was being exposed to major threats from human activities. …  

07 Sep 2011 | News story

Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.

Whales & dolphins need more protected areas

A new book, Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is released, calling for accelerated efforts to conserve marine mammals by protecting a greater area of the ocean. Currently only 1.3% of the ocean is protected but many new Marine Protected Areas are being created. Erich Hoyt, the book’s author and IUCN’s cetacean specialist, examines current and future developments in ocean protection. …  

05 Sep 2011 | News story

Garba Tula drylands project, Kenya

El pastoreo es la respuesta a la sequía de África

El pastoreo móvil es parte de la solución a la sequía en el Cuerno de África, según la Iniciativa Mundial por un Pastoreo Sostenible (IMPS) de la UICN. …   | English | French

30 Aug 2011 | News story

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UICN-Med busca expertos en especies

El Centro de Cooperación con el Mediterráneo de la UICN (UICN-Med) busca expertos voluntarios interesados en contribuir a la evaluación de varios grupos taxonómicos de la región mediterránea según los criterios de la Lista Roja UICN, en el marco del proyecto titulado Valoración de la biodiversidad del Mediterráneo, Fase II: Respuesta a principales lagunas de conocimiento en la región Mediterránea. …   | English | French

16 Aug 2011 | News story
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Commission logo banded in gold.

Call for nominations for next CEC Chair

Keith Wheeler's term as CEC Chair comes to an end after the next IUCN World Conservation Congress. CEC members are invited to submit nominations for a new Chair by October 1, 2011. (français / español)
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15 Aug 2011 | News story

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Llamado a candidaturas para las elecciones al Consejo que se celebrarán en el Congreso de 2012

Se invita a los Miembros de la UICN y a los miembros de las Comisiones a participar en la gobernanza de la Unión y a contribuir al proceso electoral del próximo Consejo de la UICN 2012-2016. …   | English | French

12 Aug 2011 | News story


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