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IUCN and Holcim celebrate the conclusion of a successful relationship producing important tools for the cement and aggregates sector

 Working together to strengthen biodiversity and water management within Holcim and to extend tested approaches to the cement and aggregates sector, IUCN and Swiss-based global building materials company Holcim have now completed the second phase of their seven-year engagement. …  

25 Jul 2014 | News story

Experts stress on the importance of capacity development regarding sustainable urban transport in Pakistan

At a consultative workshop organized here by IUCN’s in its Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project, experts deliberated on the need for capacity development amongst stakeholders and on a capacity development plan as a first step.  …  

25 Jul 2014 | News story

La cérémonie d'ouverture de l’atelier d’information et de sensibilisation des acteurs de la société civile des bassins du Niger et du Mono sur la politique régionale des ressources en eau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (PREAO)

Politique régionale des ressources en eau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest : impliquer la société civile pour une meilleure mise en œuvre

Du 21 au 22 juillet 2014, s’est tenu à Niamey au Niger, l’atelier d’information et de sensibilisation des acteurs de la société civile des bassins du Niger et du Mono sur la politique régionale des ressources en eau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (PREAO). Cette rencontre s’inscrit dans la mise en œuvre du Partenariat pour la Gouvernance Environnementale en Afrique de l’Ouest (PAGE) initié par le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale de l’Union pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN-PACO) et fiancé par l’Agence suédoise de développement internationale (Asdi). Elle a bénéficié de l’appui technique du Centre de Coordination des Ressources en Eau de la CEDEAO (CCRE) et de l’Autorité du Bassin du Niger (ABN). …  

25 Jul 2014 | News story

12A-46-10, Way Kambas RPU Sujoko discovers large mammal snare YABI 024543,

The Sumatran Rhino: Another 200 years? It's your call!

Have you ever seen a Sumatran Rhino (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis)? It is often said, we protect what we know and love, so SOS thought to share a short video of this unique, charismatic and Critically Endangered rhino species to show just what SOS is trying to do - protect threatened species, their habitats and the people who depend on them. And as International Ranger Day approaches (July 31), we also highlight the role of the Rhino Protection Units who work tirelessly to guard the last few Sumatran Rhino from poachers.   …  

25 Jul 2014 | News story

Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes)

One tenth of bird species flying under the conservation radar

More than 350 newly recognised bird species have been assessed by BirdLife International for the first time on behalf of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The assessment shows that more than 25% of these newly recognised birds have been listed as threatened on The IUCN Red List - compared with 13% of all birds - making them urgent priorities for conservation action. …  

24 Jul 2014 | News story

Flood in Thailand, 2008

Finding balance benefits society, nature

Water management specialists talk about millions of cubic metres of water. I find it incredibly difficult to visualise these numbers in a way that feels "real" to me. So I started imagining a simple picture — a swimming pool. …  

24 Jul 2014 | News story

Custodios de semillas macizo Colombiano

Señales del clima: una lectura desde los investigadores locales del Macizo Colombiano y los páramos de Guerrero y Chingaza

Las comunidades del páramo colombiano comparten sus experiencias y conocimientos de adaptación a los efectos del cambio climatico
Artículo preparado por Adriana Vasquez,de Tropenbos Internacional Colombia, socio implementador del proyecto “Comunidades de los Páramos”de la UICN.   …  

23 Jul 2014 | News story

Amazonía peruana, 2012.

Panamericanos Verdes para América del Sur

Con el anuncio de que Lima será la sede de los Juegos Panamericanos del año 2019, el Comité Olímpico Peruano se planteó el reto de controlar y minimizar los impactos ambientales que se originen por este evento. José Quiñones Gonzalez, Presidente de la institución, y Víctor Inchausty, Director Regional de UICN-Sur, firmarán un Memorando de Entendimiento el próximo 25 de julio para avanzar con este desafío. El documento será firmado en el Ministerio del Ambiente, con la presencia de Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Ministro de esta cartera, que apoya la iniciativa y que actuará como fiscalizadora del cumplimiento del memorando.  …  

23 Jul 2014 | News story

Work shop

Nature and Heritage Interpretation Workshop

Fifteen conservation organizations developing or engaged in ecotourism businesses in Sri Lanka came together, in late June 2014, to learn the key elements in nature and heritage interpretation. The training, offered by IUCN SL in collaboration with Kuoni, the Swiss travel company, and Whittall Boustead, the local agents for Kuoni, provided participants with practical skills in this important field. …  

23 Jul 2014 | News story

IUCN Red List

IUCN Red List wins 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is honoured this year, as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, with the announcement that it will receive the 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity. …   | Dutch

22 Jul 2014 | News story


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