Sudamérica

Rio+20 Focus: Local sustainability in pictures

A Rio+20 e o desenho do futuro

Por Luiz Fernando Krieger Merico, Coordenador Nacional da União Internacional para a Conservação da Natureza - UICN …  

20 Jul 2012 | News story
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Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Utilice su voz

Los Miembros tienen una oportunidad única en el Congreso de la UICN para influir en la agenda mundial de la conservación a través de las mociones. Para ello, deben acreditarse para poder votar y hablar en la Asamblea de Miembros, junto con los observadores con derecho a voz. …   | English | French

17 Jul 2012 | News story

Leatherback turtle swimming amongst fish

Sea turtle conservation in French Guiana

Located within the unique Amazon ecosystems of French Guiana is Awala-Yalimapo beach, the most important nesting site for endangered Leatherback turtles and an essential habitat for Green and Olive Ridley turtles. An evaluation of the recovery plan for these turtles has recently been conducted to assess its effectiveness and to account for the progress that has been made since its implementation over the last five years. …  

16 Jul 2012 | News story
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The theme for this year's World Wetlands Day is 'Wetlands and Tourism'.

IUCN welcomes outcomes of Ramsar CoP11

Following the closing of the recent Ramsar CoP, held in Bucharest from 6-13 July, IUCN welcomes the conference outcomes and is confident decisions made will further strengthen the Convention’s mission to conserve wetlands and promote wise use. …  

15 Jul 2012 | News story

Los candidatos propuestos como Miembros Honorarios de la UICN

Honra a los campeones de la conservación

Un abogado danés, el Jefe de Estado de Botsuana y un primatólogo norteamericano: ¿cuál es el vínculo? …   | English | French

09 Jul 2012 | News story

COP11, Bucarest 2012.

Power of partnerships needed for world's wetlands

At the opening of the 11th Conference of the Contracting Parties (CoP) of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre called on governments to support strong partnerships as key to moving from aspiration to implementation for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. …  

06 Jul 2012 | News story

Palau - Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

世界遗产——未来有风险?

St. Petersburg, Russia, 6 July, 2012 (IUCN) – As the number of natural wonders on the World Heritage List continues to grow, too many sites are left with little resources to manage them properly and conserve the very values they were inscribed for, say IUCN experts. Many face a barrage of threats, not least from mining and oil exploration. …   | English

06 Jul 2012 | News story
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Pesca artesanal en los manglares. Chiapas, Mexico

Especialistas dialogan sobre el Carbono Azul

El Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador, la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y Conservación Internacional Ecuador (CI-Ecuador) preparan la reunión del Grupo de Trabajo en Políticas de la Iniciativa Carbono Azul, que se llevará a cabo del 10 al 12 de julio en el Hotel Oro Verde, Guayaquil, Ecuador. …  

05 Jul 2012 | News story

Participantes al Congreso de la UICN 2008

Últimas horas para un descuento en su cuota de inscripción al Congreso

2012 es un año de muchas decisiones relacionadas con el medio ambiente, a la luz del gran número de convenciones que se están llevando a cabo. Sin embargo, el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza es un evento único, con un público único. Es la única cumbre mundial que representa todos los aspectos de la conservación de la naturaleza y congrega a líderes mundiales de todos los sectores –desde gobiernos y ONG internacionales hasta representantes del mundo académico y organizaciones sociales. …   | English | French

05 Jul 2012 | News story

The Sangha Trinational is recommended to be added on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Six natural wonders declared World Heritage Sites

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2 July, 2012 (IUCN) – Sangha Trinational - shared between Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo; Lakes of Ounianga in Chad and Chengjiang fossil site in China have been inscribed on the World Heritage List, following the recommendations of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). Lena Pillars Nature Park in Russia and Western Ghats in India were also added to the prestigious list by the World Heritage Committee, a 21-nation panel. …   | French

02 Jul 2012 | News story


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