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Ecotourism

Création d’un site internet au service de l’écotourisme en Méditerranée

Le réseau MEET a pour objectif d’améliorer la coopération entre les aires protégées méditerranéennes et le tourisme durable. …   | English | Spanish

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Cambio climático y futuro de los páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

Cambio climático y futuro de los páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

Los páramos son ecosistemas fundamentales para la regulación del ciclo hidrológico, el almacenamiento de carbono atmosférico y es un corredor biológico para diversas especies de flora y fauna. Así como un espacio con una alta riqueza cultural y étnica que lo hacen único en el mundo. …  

18 Sep 2014 | News story

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Páramos: ¿qué sabemos?

El proyecto Comunidades de los Páramos de la UICN, lanza un estudio que ofrece una visión general del avance en el conocimiento del páramo. En la recopilación de la información y su análisis participaron expertos de Tropenbos (Colombia), Instituto de Montaña (Perú), Ecociencia (Ecuador) y el especialista Robert Hofstede.   …  

18 Sep 2014 | News story

Luc Bas, Director, IUCN EU Representative Office

Will the new EU Commission assure Europe’s leadership on sustainable development?

IUCN EU Representative Office's Director Luc Bas reflects on the likely impact of the new European Commission line-up on the EU's environment policy for the coming five years. …  

17 Sep 2014 | News story

The vaquita of the Gulf of California is well on its way to extinction. The cause is bycatch in fishing nets

IUCN calls for immediate action to prevent the Vaquita’s extinction

Despite conservation efforts, numbers of Vaquita, a small porpoise found only in Mexico, have continued to decline, from around 600‐800 animals in the early 1990s to about 100 animals today, according to the latest report of the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA). …  

16 Sep 2014 | News story

Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) in Nusa Penida MPA, Bali, Indonesia

IUCN supports Global Ocean Commission petition for a new agreement on high seas protection: less than a week to go

On 21 September, the Global Ocean Commission will deliver a petition to United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. The document calls for a new international agreement (under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea) to secure conservation and sustainable use of high seas resources. …  

16 Sep 2014 | News story

Stefano Barchiesi, IUCN Water Project Officer

Blog: My World Water Week

By Stefano Barchiesi. I was looking forward to going back to World Water Week in Stockholm. Last year I couldn't go, but this year the theme was Water and Energy...key subjects taking me back to my university years.   …  

15 Sep 2014 | News story

Kesaia Tabunakawai of WWF and Taholo Kami of IUCN signing the memorandum of understanding between the two organizations

Global conservation organizations to partner together in the Pacific

Two of the world’s largest conservation organizations, IUCN and WWF, have agreed to formalize the collaboration of their efforts in the Pacific Islands to help the region achieve sustainable development and resource management. …  

12 Sep 2014 | News story

Taholo Kami of IUCN and David Sheppard of SPREP after signing the memorandum of understanding between the two organizations

Partnership between major environmental organizations in the Pacific

Two of the largest environmental organizations in the Pacific Islands region have renewed their agreement to enhance collaboration in key areas, after the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and IUCN Oceania signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week. …  

12 Sep 2014 | News story

Plant and animals species of importance for nature conservation in the EU_cover

Plant and animal species of importance for nature conservation in the EU

This is the title of a new publication that introduces the species inhabiting Serbia that are of importance for biodiversity conservation in Europe, indicating the need for international commitment for their protection. It provides basic information on plant and animal species whose presence can assure the protection of a certain site under the Natura 2000 network. …  

11 Sep 2014 | News story

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