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Collage of all White-lipped Peccary artworks

Artists unite for threatened species

The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Peccary Specialist Group recently enlisted the voluntary help of artists to raise awareness of the White-lipped Peccary (Tayassu pecari), which is increasingly threatened by habitat loss and hunting. The creativity and generosity of the artists resulted in over 38 artworks showcasing a wide range of artistic styles, and capturing the peccary’s social behaviour, environment and charm. …  

20 Oct 2014 | News story

Workshop

Supporting near shore fishery and coastal communities by Saving Estuaries and Lagoon Ecosystems from Environmental Threats

Within the ambit of the Capacity Building component of Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Sri Lanka, a workshop titled Ecosystem-based Management of Estuaries and Lagoons was held from 17-19 September 2014 at the Hotel Good Wood Plaza in Katunayake with a field excursion on the 18th of September to seven sites situated within the Negombo Lagoon area. 

20 Oct 2014 | News story

Conference participants

European Green Belt Association established

Held in late September, the 8th Pan-European Green Belt Conference marked a milestone for future cooperation: a legal body in charge of the Initiative’s coordination was established. Transboundary management of protected areas, ecosystem services and nature tourism will be some of its regional priorities. …  

19 Oct 2014 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre Interview at Stockholm Water Week

Video Interview with Julia Marton-Lefèvre

IUCN Director-General Julia Marton-Lefèvre answers key questions on the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus at Stockholm World Water Week. …  

18 Oct 2014 | News story

Photo de famille

Lancement officiel de l’Observatoire pour la biodiversité et pour les aires protégées d’Afrique Centrale

Le Programme pour la biodiversité et la gestion des aires protégées (BIOPAMA), a lancé un Observatoire Régional pour la biodiversité et les aires protégées en Afrique Centrale, en partenariat avec l’OFAC, basé à Yaoundé, au Cameroun.C'était en marge de la 14ème réunion du PFBC (Parteneriat pour les Forêts du Basin du Congo), tenue à Brazzaville au Congo, les 8 et 9 Octobre 2014. …  

18 Oct 2014 | News story

Luigi Eybrecht has been awarded with the  Jane Goodall Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award.

Nature Conservation on Bonaire Earning Global Accolades Once Again

On the evening of October 11th Nathaniel Miller, Assistant Director of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) received a phone call from Sean Willmore, the President of the International Ranger Federation, notifying him that DCNA’s nominee for the Dr. Jane Goodall — ‘Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award’, had won. Luigi Eybrecht, a newly appointed Marine Park Ranger for STINAPA Bonaire (National Parks Foundation) and volunteer Commander of their Junior Rangers, was selected by the world renowned primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Dame Jane Goodall herself. Luigi has been invited to attend the World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia this November where he will receive his award in front of 4,000 international conservation delegates on November 15th.   …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Primera Reunión Grupal de Trabajo del Diálogo Nacional de Cambio Climático Ecuador

Ecuador rumbo a la COP 20: El financiamiento, eje central para la lucha contra el cambio climático en Ecuador

El pasado 8 de octubre de 2014 se desarrolló la Primera Reunión Grupal de Trabajo del Diálogo Nacional de Cambio Climático, en la que se abordó el tema del “Financiamiento del Cambio Climático”. El evento fue organizado por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana del Ecuador (MREMH), el Ministerio de Ambiente (MAE), con el apoyo de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) y la Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA).  …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Inspiring action for a protected planet: National Geographic teams up with IUCN

IUCN Member National Geographic has been announced today as the official media partner for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 – a global forum on protected areas taking place in Sydney, Australia this November.  …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Mujer indígena de Zuleta, Ecuador.

Mujeres gestoras de los páramos: aportes para la conservación y la equidad

El 15 de octubre se destaca a nivel internacional el papel que cumplen las mujeres rurales en el desarrollo sostenible; su aporte para asegurar la soberanía alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza y las desigualdades. …  

17 Oct 2014 | News story

Peninsula of Sinis (Sardegna, Italy)

Aire Marine Protégée du Sinis, une expérience authentique d’écotourisme

En tant que parties prenantes du projet MEET financé par l’Union Européenne, les gestionnaires de l’Aire Marine Protégée de la Péninsule du Sinis – Isola di Mal di Ventre (Italie) ont participé à la phase de test pour la préparation du catalogue des packages d’écotourisme dans les aires protégées méditerranéennes.   | English

16 Oct 2014 | News story

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