Mars 2009

Gorilla in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

IUCN celebrates Africa Environment Day

IUCN US joined other Africaphiles on March 23rd at the South African Embassy in Washington to celebrate Africa Environment Day 2009. …  

26 Mar 2009 | News story


Learning opportunities

Interested in a Training of Trainers (TOT) on Gender and Climate Change organised by IUCN and other core partners of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) around the UNFCCC meetings in Bonn (June) and Copenhagen (December)? 

26 Mar 2009 | News story

Barnard's Rock-catfish (Austroglanis barnardi) 2009 IUCN Red List status: Endangered

South African fishes in the spot light

For the first time, conservation action plans are being developed to protect South African fishes from extinction. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

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Espoo wins second edition of Finnish Countdown 2010 competition

The 550-year-old City of Espoo in Southern Finland received the 2009 award for biodiversity by the Minister of the Environment, Paula Lehtomäki. To celebrate its 550th anniversary, the City has decided to protect a 550-hectares forested area which covers three per cent of the total area of Espoo. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Europe’s greenest building takes shape

An update on IUCN’s Global Conservation Centre
According to a United Nations Environment Programme report, 30-40% of all primary energy is used in buildings. Buildings account for a significant amount of gas emissions: up to 40% of global emissions according to a recent study. Over the next 25 years, emissions from buildings are expected to increase faster than in any other sector. …  

25 Mar 2009 | News story

Jane Lubchenco

Lubchenco and Holdren officially join Obama’s team

New administration welcomes two important allies for the environmental community …  

24 Mar 2009 | News story

mano de muerto (alcyonium glomeratum)

La mer d’Alboran reste l’objet de l’attention internationale pour la conservation de sa biodiversité et son développement durable

La mer d’Alboran se situe dans la partie la plus occidentale de la mer Méditerranée, au centre de la région géologique de l’Arc de Gibraltar.     …   | English | Spanish

24 Mar 2009 | News story

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Planning for a sustainable energy future: IUCN reacts to Shell’s Strategy Update

Last week Shell repeated its intention to disinvest in wind and solar power and concentrate its efforts and investments on biofuels. IUCN takes note of Shell’s decision and hopes that it can be convinced to show more leadership in renewable energy in the future. …  

23 Mar 2009 | News story

La Hora del Planeta

Apaguemos la Luz - La Hora del Planeta está cerca

Alrededor de 250 ciudades se han inscrito oficialmente a la campaña en todo el mundo ¡El próximo sábado 28 de marzo apaguemos las luces durante una hora, seamos parte de la lucha contra el cambio climático!  …  

23 Mar 2009 | News story
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Une nouvelle thématique est explorée par le Programme Forets : la réduction des émissions dues à la dégradation et à la déforestation(REDD)

Du 09 au 11 mars 2009 s’est tenu à Kribi au Cameroun, un atelier sur la réduction des émissions dues à la dégradation et la déforestation. Après la mise en exergue du lien entre le projet et la convention cadre sur les Changements Climatiques, les participants ont travaillé sur sa contribution à la mise en œuvre du programme intersessionnel  2009-2012 de l’UICN. …  

23 Mar 2009 | News story
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