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Southern coast of Upolu island, Samoa

Les principaux forums régionaux font avancer le programme sur les aires protégées et les autres aires conservées du Pacifique

Plusieurs ateliers régionaux et rassemblements dans le Pacifique ont permis d’évaluer et d’améliorer la structure de l’ordre du jour des aires protégées du Pacifique. Ces événements, qui ont pu compter sur la participation de nombreux partenaires, Commissions et Membres régionaux de l’UICN, ont permis de s’engager directement avec les acteurs du Pacifique sur les initiatives du Programme pour la biodiversité et la gestion des aires protégées (BIOPAMA) et ont favorisé la contribution, l’échange et la collaboration. …   | English

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Taller Equidad y REDD+ Perú

El enfoque de equidad factor crucial en las estrategias de REDD+

Como parte de la iniciativa “Equidad y REDD+” la UICN, en coordinación con CI-Perú, MINAM y el IIED organizaron dos encuentros con actores claves de Perú, con el objetivo de identificar lecciones aprendidas para garantizar la incorporación de la dimensión de equidad en la implementación de proyectos de cambio climático y conservación de bosques …  

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Wadi Al-Hitan (Egypt)

Three North African natural World Heritage sites assessed as ‘under concern’ by last IUCN report

TABE’A II report is an update of the 2011 TABE’A report prepared by the TABEA Programme. Its main objective is to assist state parties in the Arab Region to enhance their performance in the World Heritage convention (1972). TABE'A II is tracking the conservation status of natural World Heritage sites in the Arab region and has recently been released in the 39th World Heritage Committee meeting in Bonn, Germany.  …  

24 Jul 2015 | News story

Posidonia oceanica

Spain renews support to IUCN in the Mediterranean

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) together with the Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the Andalusian regional government (CMAOT) in Spain have renewed their commitment to support the activities of the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN-Med). The new addendum signed by the four parties will extend the General Protocol of Cooperation initially formalized in 2010, whose objective is to promote conservation and sustainable development of the Mediterranean hotspot. …   | Spanish

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Canchayllo-Perú

Planes de manejo de pastos y agua de Canchayllo y Miraflores son construidos de forma participativa

Desde marzo del 2014, se elaboran con las comunidades, el equipo de la RPNYC y el proyecto EbA Montaña, los planes de manejo de pastos y agua en las comunidades de Miraflores y Canchayllo como parte de las medidas robustas de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas (AbE). …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance

Enhancing hydro-diplomacy to facilitate the review of the draft IGAD Regional Water Resources Protocol

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Water Unit in collaboration with the International Union for the Conversation of Nature (IUCN) conducted a two-day training course on Hydro-diplomacy and International Water Law to officials hailing from IGAD member states water sector ministries in Naivasha, Kenya from 7 to 8 July 2015. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Taller de género

La comuna Zuleta reconoce el rol fundamental de mujeres y de jóvenes en las tareas de conservación del páramo y generación de alternativas productivas sostenibles

Artículo preparado por Juana María González para Comunidades de los Páramos   …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Hydrodiplomacy training 6-8 July 2015 
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Enhancing hydro-diplomacy to facilitate discussions on the draft IGAD Regional Water Resources Protocol

The IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) component of BRIDGE Africa is supporting IGAD to finalize its draft Protocol on Regional Water Resources and convened a second regional meeting on July 6th-8th 2015 in Naivasha, Kenya, attended by senior government officials who form the Technical Advisory Committee, members of  IGAD on Water Resources, legal experts from the IGAD Member States as well as staff from the IGAD Secretariat that reviewed the IGAD draft Protocol on Water Resources. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

Bumblebee

IUCN’s bumblebee campaign – what’s all the buzz about?

There’s been a lot of buzz recently around IUCN. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ has launched a new campaign – this time to benefit bumblebees. In Europe, there are 68 species of bumblebee, of which a whopping 24% are threatened with extinction. This is alarming as bumblebees are critical in protecting our food security through the pollination of crops such as tomatoes, peppers, and other fruits and vegetables. …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

New Solar Home System installed in a church building on the island of Mo'unga'one in Tonga.

The Value of Life Cycle Analysis to combat against “Greenwashing”*

You probably know that burning fossil fuels emits carbon dioxide (CO2) - one of the greenhouse gases that cause the global warming of the planet - and other pollutants. But we often forget that CO2 emissions and contamination also occur during the extraction, refining, and transportation of oil products. For Small Island Nations like those in the Pacific, transportation of fuels plays a proportionately larger role in generating the carbon footprint of fuels.   …  

23 Jul 2015 | News story

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