Journalists interview Prof. Chu Hoi at Lap An Lagoon, Thua-Thien-Hue

Training workshop for environmental journalists on "Investing in coasal ecosystems"

Viet Nam is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, sea level rise, and potential tsunami. In addition, other coastal impacts has been rapidly increasing such as salt intrusion, ecosystems changes, depleted coastal fresh groundwater resources, uncertain livelihoods of local people in coastal areas,..What should be the solution to coastal sustainable development, to reduce unavoidable impacts, to adapt to rapidly changing coastal areas, and to improve local people’s livelihoods? Investing in coastal ecosystesms could be seen as one reliable and sustainable solution, to secure future for coastal areas. …   | Vietnamese

30 Mar 2012 | Media advisory
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cambio climático y bosques

Guía para capacitar sobre Cambio Climático y Bosques

En el marco del Proyecto REDD Pro Poor, financiado por la Agencia de Cooperación Danesa (DANIDA), se desarrolló el set de capacitación sobre “Cambio Climático y Bosques”. En Guatemala, este set de capacitación, que consta de una cartilla de capacitador, un rotafolio de infogramas y una cartilla para usuarios, fue utilizada y validada durante un amplio proceso de generación de capacidades para la población indígena, campesina y organizaciones de la sociedad civil.

30 Mar 2012 | Article
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SOS, Mangrove Finch

Save Our Species funds Mangrove Finch project on Galapagos Islands

Swen Lorenz, Chief Executive of the Charles Darwin Foundation, an IUCN member organization, visited IUCN HQs in order to sign a grant agreement with SOS - Save Our Species to protect the Mangrove Finch (Camarhynchus heliobates) which is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The Mangrove Finch is the rarest of the 13 species of Darwin Finches with an estimated remaining population of 100 individuals found only in two locations on the Galapagos Islands. …  

29 Mar 2012 | News story


CEESP Mesoamérica prepara su camino para Knowledge café en Jeju

A finales de febrero se realizó un taller con organizaciones de jóvenes pescadores artesanales, el cual obtuvo valiosos resultados y aportes que enriquecerán el “Knowledge café”, que está preparando la CEESP Mesoamérica, junto con la Oficina Regional y la organización miembro CODDEFFAGOLF, de Honduras; la cual será presentada en setiembre próximo, durante la celebración del Próximo Congreso Mundial de la Conservación. …  

29 Mar 2012 | Article
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Wind farm

El Hierro to become world's first energy self-sufficient island

El Hierro – an island of only 269 km2 and around 10,000 inhabitants in the Canaries archipelago, an autonomous region of Spain and an EU outermost region situated in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The island hopes to become one of the first entirely energy self-sufficient islands in the world.  …   | Spanish

29 Mar 2012 | Article
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New York Third Intersessional Meeting : Day Two

The day started with a meeting for civil society to express their concerns to the Bureau of the Rio+20 conference. Civil society groups expressed concerns about governments bracketing issues related to human rights and equity principles. There is an open letter for signature entitled Rights at Risk at the United Nations which can be accessed at http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/rightsatrisk/ and if you want to hear and see how angry civil society is, .... …  

29 Mar 2012 | News story
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Male one year

Reintroduction of the chamois after 150 years of absence

A chamois reintroduction program carried out by the Nature and Man Foundation (FNYH), an IUCN Member since 1997, led to a birth increase of 47% compared to 2010. …   | Spanish

29 Mar 2012 | Article
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Vulnerability and capacity assessment conducted by IUCN in March 2012

Cambodian community calls for nature rehabilitation

Entirely situated in Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary (PKWS), Koh Kapik is one of six communes within Koh Kong province. It is located about 30 kilometers southwest of Koh Kong city. 

28 Mar 2012 | Article
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TSG 1.51 Formal session

Dialogue and Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins

Marseille, 14 March 2012. IUCN, WWF, Green Cross International and the IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy & Science (University of Dundee) co-convened the event “Strengthening Dialogue and Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins”. …  

28 Mar 2012 | News story

Family photo of CeUICN members during annual meeting

CeUICN towards Jeju 2012

The Spanish Committee of IUCN (Comité Español de la UICN – CeIUCN) and its members will meet on 11 and 12 April in Vitoria (nominated European Green Capital) to discuss and agree on the motions to be presented at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012 (WCC) in Jeju, Korea [link], thus continuing the participatory process initiated in 2007, prior to the Congress held in Barcelona. …   | Spanish

28 Mar 2012 | Article
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