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Rhino horns

Innovative approaches to tackling wildlife crime on the frontlines

Ground-breaking community-led approaches to combating wildlife crime around the world will be shared at an international symposium taking place in Muldersdrift near Johannesburg 26-28 February, attended by researchers, community groups, government officials, UN agencies and NGOs. …  

26 Feb 2015 | News story

Gonzalo Andrade, Presidente Comité Sudamericano de la UICN, 2015.

Nuevo rostro liderará acciones del Comité Sudamericano de la UICN

Conozca los planes de Gonzalo Andrade C., Miembro de número de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales y Profesor Asociado del Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, quien preside el Comité desde hace unas semanas. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

African landscape

Blog: A picture is worth a thousand words. So how much is a video worth?

That question came to mind when I watched the video of our WISE-UP project, recently broadcast on Deutsche Welle TV. It shows what the project does, no, it brings to life what the project does…in just over 6 minutes. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

Members voting on motions at the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

IUCN Congress 2016 fundraising campaign kicks off with appointment of Partnerships Coordinator

IUCN extends a warm ‘Aloha’ to Mark McGuffie as he takes on his new role of Partnerships Coordinator for the next IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaiʻi in September 2016. …  

23 Feb 2015 | News story

Antesala a la presentación del proyecto "Comunidades de los páramo" por Susan V. Poats, Presidenta de la Corporación Grupo Randi Randi, 2014.

"Comunidades de los Páramos" en Carchi, Ecuador

Nuevas localidades de los páramos ecuatorianos se incorporan al proyecto "Comunidades de los páramos". El 15 de diciembre de 2014, el equipo de la Corporación Grupo Randi Randi (CGRR) se trasladó al municipio Espejo de la provincia Carchi del Ecuador para presentar el proyecto "Comunidades de los Páramos" al Comité de Gestión de la Reserva Ecológica El Ángel (REEA).  …  

23 Feb 2015 | News story

Dr. Earle visiting the local school on Ascension Island

Mounting pressure for marine protection

IUCN has teamed up with a coalition of leading marine conservation organisations to urge the British Government to safeguard the maritime zones of the UK’s overseas territories by creating three of the largest marine protected areas (MPAs) in the world. …  

20 Feb 2015 | News story

Mi historia con el agua, 2015.

Mi historia con el agua

El 80% de los bogotanos consume agua potable del páramo de Chingaza, lo que convierte al Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza en un área imprescindible para la vida de millones de personas. Allí se origina la experiencia del libro artesanal “Mi historia con el agua”, una muestra de cómo viven y expresan su relación cotidiana con el agua 13 personas.  …  

19 Feb 2015 | News story

Kande,Malawi - Fishermen returning from fishing rest at Malawi lake shores

Building bridges for better water management: IUCN project expands to Africa

BRIDGE stands for ‘Building River Dialogue and Governance’ and is an IUCN project which has been implemented since 2011 in nine transboundary basins. Recently, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported the addition of five new river basins for BRIDGE work in Africa.  …  

18 Feb 2015 | News story

sea turtles, Sierra Leone

“The outbreak of the Ebola virus caused some setbacks for the project but we are finding our way through” Edward Aruna, Project Coordinator for an SOS funded Sierra Leone sea turtle conservation project.

Of the world’s seven marine turtle species, five are known to occur along the Sierra Leone coast, including: loggerheads (Caretta caretta), green turtles (Chelonia mydas), olive ridleys (Lepidochelys olivacea), hawksbills (Eretmochelys imbricata), and leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea). …  

18 Feb 2015 | News story

Cap de Creus Natural Park (Catalonia, Spain)

Consolidating local partnerships for ecotourism in Mediterranean protected areas

This week the first workshop to consolidate local clusters for ecotourism starts in the protected areas of Cap de Creus, Aiguamolls, and Montgri Natural Parks in Catalonia (Spain). This is one of the 10 Mediterranean Experience of EcoTourism Product consolidation and Sustainability Workshops jointly organised by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in the framework of the activities of the Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism Network (MEET). …  

17 Feb 2015 | News story


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