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Chimpanzees in Taï National Park Park, Côte d'Ivoire

Gobiernos están rezagados en el cumplimiento de los compromisos para revertir la crisis de la biodiversidad mundial

Pyeongchang, República de Corea del Sur, 17 Octubre de 2014 – A pesar de un creciente reconocimiento de la crisis de la biodiversidad y sus impactos sobre la calidad de vida de la humanidad, la escala de la respuesta de los gobiernos está lejos de ser proporcional con la magnitud de la calamidad, dijo la UICN, durante la Duodécima Reunión de la Conferencia de las partes de la Convención de Biodiversidad Biológica (COP12) que concluyó hoy en Corea del Sur. …   | English

17 Oct 2014 | International news release

Village tiger response team in Bangladesh

Tiger conservation programme launches call for proposals

Today, IUCN’s Integrated Tiger Habitat Conservation Programme (ITHCP) is launching a call for field-based projects for tiger conservation. Nine tiger range countries are eligible for funding under this programme and multidisciplinary projects delivered by collaborative partnerships are encouraged. The five-year programme is funded by the German government through the KfW Development Bank. …  

15 Oct 2014 | Article

Inger Andersen es nombrada Directora General de la UICN

La UICN, Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, anunció hoy el nombramiento de Inger Andersen como nueva Directora General de la UICN a partir de enero de 2015. …   | English | French | Dutch

14 Oct 2014 | International news release

CBD COP12

SOS: A Powerful Tool for governments

Learn more about SOS – Save Our Species at a celebration on resource mobilisation with colleagues also from the CBD, CEPF and LifeWeb at the Rio Convention Pavilion Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 18:30– 20:00. …  

14 Oct 2014 | News story

Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of severe storms in the Pacific

Oceans and climate change at the forefront as three sailing canoes unite on an important voyage

Pressure increases on the developed world to open its eyes to the realities of climate change, as the Mua Voyage expands to three canoes – sailing on behalf of all Pacific Islanders with the message to the world about ‘Our People, Our Islands, Our Ocean, Our Future’. …  

14 Oct 2014 | News story

HSH Prince Albert II with the awardees

IUCN Red List receives Prince Albert II of Monaco Biodiversity Award

Yesterday, The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM was honoured with this year’s Prince Albert II of Monaco Biodiversity Award. …  

13 Oct 2014 | News story

#IUCNRedListis50

Celebrating 50 years of The IUCN Red List

Throughout 2014 we are celebrating the significant contribution of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ in guiding conservation action and policy decisions over the past 50 years. …  

10 Oct 2014 | News story

Help us assess 160,000 species by 2020!

160,000 species by 2020 – will you help?

This year is an important milestone for IUCN as it marks the 50th anniversary of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. By scientifically documenting on a case-by-case basis the nature and severity of threats to the survival of species, The IUCN Red List helps drive meaningful and appropriate conservation action. …  

10 Oct 2014 | News story

Dr Gerardo Budowski, IUCN Director General from 1970 to 1976

Tribute to a great conservation leader, former IUCN Director General, Gerardo Budowski

Dr Gerardo Budowski, IUCN’s first Director General, who served from 1970 to 1976, passed away earlier this week. …  

10 Oct 2014 | Article

Gorilla in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Ebola outbreak highlights critical links between biodiversity loss and human health says IUCN’s Wildlife Health Specialist Group

IUCN statement delivered by Dr Jane Smart, Global Director of IUCN’s Biodiversity Conservation Group, to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) conference currently taking place in the Republic of Korea. …  

08 Oct 2014 | IUCN statement