Mai 2010

Karumbé, Centro de Tortugas Marinas

Se inaugura Centro de Tortugas Marinas, en Montevideo

El centro se encuentra ubicado en las instalaciones del Zoológico Municipal, el cual recibe un millón de visitantes cada año, informó Alejandro Fallabrino, Vicepresidente del Grupo de Especialistas en Tortugas Marinas, de la Comisión de Supervivencia de Especies de la UICN. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Boy pumping water. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Water and Climate Coalition launches statement for Bonn climate talks

As part of the newly-formed Water and Climate Coalition, the IUCN Water Programme contributed towards the statement on water and climate change, to be announced during the Climate Change negotiations taking place from 1st – 11th June in Bonn, Germany. …  

31 May 2010 | News story


IUCN at Greenweek

 31 May 2010, Brussels. IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, will showcase its work on biodiversity conservation at the Green Week organized by the European Commission from 1 to 4 June. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Conservation for a New Era (Chinese)

Book Launch: Conservation for a New Era (Chinese)

IUCN China launched the Chinese version of “Conservation for a New Era” on April 20, 2010. The event was attend by IUCN Head of Science and Learning Unit Dr. Sue Mainka, IUCN Councilor Dr. Ma Keping, and Friends of Nature Chairman Professor Yang Dong Ping. …   | Chinese

31 May 2010 | News story

Shagarab Refugee Camp, North Eastern Sudan

Feeling the heat - energy pressure in the Horn of Africa

Sound environmental management is central to refugee security and well-being. Managed sustainably, the environment can supply much-needed goods and services for refugees and Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) including fuel wood and building material. …  

31 May 2010 | News story

Actors playing out a scene on climate change at the Biodiversity Week 2010 in China


     2010生物多样性周启动仪式于2010年5月18日北京涵芬楼书馆举行, 这次新书展示会可以说是生物多样性的科普课堂,有6本新书与大家分别见面。其中有给自然地理和野生动物保护者准备的《缤纷世界——全球生态保护地图集》;有给奋斗在生物多样性保护第一线的 环保工作者带来的《追寻和谐:中国-欧盟生物多样性项目的经历》和世界自然保护联盟的《自然保护新时代》。其中有适合孩子们阅读的《第一次发现》丛书;有适合家长与老师陪伴孩子 一起学习的《大象罗拉》和《老虎的老师》。这些书有一个共同特点,它们都是通俗易懂、生动有趣、图文并茂,向人们展示了奇妙的自然界中的生物多样性与我们人类生活密不可分的方方面面。 …   | English

31 May 2010 | News story

Solar panels shown here of the 40kw grid-connected solar pv system installed at the Motofuoua Secondary School, Vaitupu, Tuvalu

Powering the Pacific - launch of Tuvalu solar project

The Vaitupu community; an island atoll located 112 km northeast of Tuvalu’s capital - Funafuti are celebrating the recent handover of the Tuvalu Photo Voltaic Electricity Network Integration Project (TPVENIP) by IUCN to the Tuvalu government. …  

30 May 2010 | News story

Commission logo banded in gold.

CEC Newsletter May 2010

This newsletter reports on the CEC Steering Committee Meeting held 14-16 April 2010 in Aviemore, Scotland. …  

28 May 2010 | News story

A park interpreter shares her knowledge about the Insh Marshes in Scotland

On Knowledge Management and Biodiversity

Knowledge about biodiversity is becoming available very quickly. We need fast, smart systems to collect, store, analyse and communicate that knowledge. Keith Wheeler reflects on the knowledge management discussions at the 2010 CEC Steering Committee Meeting. …  

28 May 2010 | News story