Mai 2011

Whole bear gall bladders and pills are the most frequently encountered products

Illegal bear bile trade rampant in Asia

Poaching and illegal trade of bears, driven largely by the demand for bile, used in traditional medicine and folk remedies continues unabated across Asia on a large scale, a new report by TRAFFIC, a joint programme of IUCN and WWF, has found. …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Local indigenous and ethnic groups meeting, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Local indigenous and ethnic groups propose watershed rehabilitation measures

 On 10 May MWD Thailand brought together 20 women and 20 men from indigenous and ethnic groups from the upper and lower basin of the Maechan River, in northern Thailand to discuss their concerns on water and natural resource management in the Maechan sub-basin.
 

11 May 2011 | News story
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Mr. Javed Jabbar, IUCN Vice President and Regional Councilor visited the bereaved families and prayed for the departed souls

Pakistan National Committee of IUCN condemns brutal killings of 2 courageous, dedicated environmental activists

The IUCN Pakistan National Committee comprising 27 member organizations in its well-attended meeting held on May 10, 2011 in Karachi adopted a resolution to record its deep respects and regards for the dedicated and selfless services of the environmental activists Abdul Ghani, General Secretary, Pakistan Fisher Folks and Haji Abu Bakar of Kaka Pir village who were brutally murdered on 4th/5th May 2011.  The Committee expressed its sincere condolences to the bereaved families. …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Europe farmers

Understanding Community Conservation in Europe (Calabria, Italy) – September 10-16, 2011

Workshop Announcement and Call for Contributions - Deadline 28 May 2011    …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Julia Marton Lefèvre and Naotake Okubo

IUCN renews its agreement with Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation

IUCN and the Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation (KCNC) renewed their agreement on 9 May 2011 to implement the decisions and commitments made at the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP10) which took place in Nagoya, Japan in October 2010. …  

11 May 2011 | News story

Romanian tree of the year 2011

Romania wins European Tree of the Year

The winner of the first European Tree of the Year contest, with 23, 312 votes, is a five hundred year old lime from Romania. In second place a Bulgarian plane (18,378 votes) and the Hungarian plane tree is third (8, 836 votes). In total over 56, 000 votes were cast. The winning tree will be awarded at a ceremony held by the Czech Environmental Partnership Foundation and IUCN on 25 May 2011, during Green Week in Brussels. …  

10 May 2011 | News story

Dr Kenton Miller among bamboo in Brazil.

Kenton Miller Condolences Book

"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value."  Albert Einstein …  

10 May 2011 | News story
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Dr Kenton Miller among bamboo in Brazil.

Conservation loses a champion

IUCN is deeply saddened by the loss of one of nature conservation’s leading lights. Dr Kenton R. Miller, a former IUCN Director General and globally-recognized leader in protected area management, passed away yesterday. …   | Spanish

10 May 2011 | News story

Alexis Rivas, Viceministro de Coordinación Política de Ecuador. Miembro de la CEESP.

Cuando la Antropología también es Política

“Un científico sin preguntas, simplemente no existe”. ¿De dónde venimos?, ¿quiénes somos?, ¿hacia dónde vamos?, son las interrogantes que recorrían la mente de Alexis Rivas, desde su adolescencia. Este científico social, miembro de la Comisión de Política Económica, Social y Ambiental de la UICN, es en la actualidad Viceministro de Coordinación Política de Ecuador. …  

09 May 2011 | News story
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