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Mangroves at Nasilai, Rewa delta, Fiji.

Mangroves to the rescue

Coastal ecosystems in the Pacific region are under severe threat. Increasing population, coastal development, squatter settlements and increasing demand for resources are having a serious impact. Climate change will only make things worse for these vulnerable coastal areas, and urgent action is needed to address the ongoing threats. …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story
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Biodiversity: My hotel in action - the video

A video designed to make the hotel industry more aware of the importance of biodiversity has been launched by IUCN, in partnership with Accor, the European leader in hotels. …  

23 Feb 2010 | News story

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IUCN and the fishing industry team up for promoting sound deepwater fisheries management in the high seas

Based on their common interest for sustainable deepwater fisheries, IUCN and the Southern Indian Ocean Deepsea Fishers Association (SIODFA) have entered into a cooperation agreement.  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

IUCN @ 7th Winrock II biofuels conference

IUCN brings sustainability discussions to member conference on biofuels

A team of IUCN colleagues participated in the 7th International Biofuels Conference organized by IUCN member, Winrock International India, which took place in New Delhi on the 11th and 12th February, 2010. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

Water collection for downstream communities, Tongitogiga watershed catchment, Samoa

WANI strengthens water management in Fiji and Samoa

Many Pacific Islands are experiencing increasing pressures on water resources due to growing populations, infrastructure development, and climatic fluctuations. IUCN, member and partner organisations are strengthening forces to support Integrated Water Resource Management in the Oceania region. …  

22 Feb 2010 | News story

Historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site

UNESCO evalúa los daños a Machu Picchu

En respuesta a los recientes impactos provocados por las lluvias torrenciales en el Santuario de Machu Picchu, Nuria Sanz, Jefe la Sección de Latinoamérica y el Caribe del Centro de Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO, llevó a cabo una visita técnica, del 6 al 10 de febrero.
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19 Feb 2010 | News story

Female Sclater's black lemur (also called blue-eyed black lemur)

UICN revela lista de los primates más amenazados

Gland, Suiza, 18 de marzo de 2010 (UICN) – Los parientes vivos más cercanos al hombre – simios, monos, lemures y otros primates- están al borde de la extinción y requieren medidas de conservación urgentes, de acuerdo con el reporte “Primates en peligro: los 25 primates más amenazados del mundo, 2008-2010”. …   | English

18 Feb 2010 | News story

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La Lista Roja Mediterránea Online

El programa mediterráneo de Listas Rojas de UICN tiene el placer de anunciar una nueva sección regional en la página web de la Lista Roja de UICN. Esta sección destaca los resultados de la iniciativa de Listas Rojas Mediterráneas, un proceso activo que persigue evaluar más de 2000 especies Mediterráneas siguiendo los criterios de las Guías y Directrices para la elaboración Listas Rojas Regionales de UICN. La iniciativa proporciona información sobre el estado de conservación de la flora y la fauna en la región Mediterránea, un área considerada como punto caliente de biodiversidad, tanto a nivel terrestre como marino. …   | English

18 Feb 2010 | News story
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Beating back biofuel crop invasions

The risk of biofuel crops becoming invasive and outcompeting native species is increasing as more advanced crops are planted. This can be managed to reduce the impact on local livelihoods and the environment, according to a report by IUCN. …  

18 Feb 2010 | News story

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