Nouvelles par date

A journey from discovery to decision with the Species Information Service

Experience a live demonstration of the new website for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in Barcelona this week. 

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefevre at the Sustainability Dialogue "Human health and the environment"

Human health and the environment – finding parallels

IUCN’s top scientists met with health specialists and academics today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how human health depends on biodiversity. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

The IUCN Red List a key conservation tool factsheet

The 2008 Review of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™

At the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona this week there will be a showcase event to celebrate the release of the Review of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. 

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Prof. Apichai Puntasen, Vice Chair of the Good Governance for Social Development and the Environment Institute based in Thailand

Living with nature through oriental wisdom

How do you measure how well off a country is? How about using Gross National Happiness (GNH)? That’s the way Bhutan defines quality of life, as opposed to Gross National Product. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Earth Hour

New shades of green

Ministers, environmental scientists and business leaders from around the world explored examples of new approaches to conservation today at an IUCN and WWF discussion. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

At the Marine Pavilion of the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Urgent action needed to protect European and oceanic sharks

Despite their fierce image as toothy monsters of the deep, sharks are more threatened than threatening these days. Worldwide, 21 percent are classified as threatened, according to the latest assessment of the IUCN Red List. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Jessica Eriyo, Minister of State for Environment and Water, Uganda

African ministers look for a sustainable future

African environment ministers gathered at the IUCN World Conservation Congress today for an open and honest discussion about the future of sustainability in Africa and the role IUCN will play. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Nalini Nadkarni, Faculty Member in the Evergreen State College

The strange power of moss for redeeming prisoners

The connection between moss and the rehabilitation of prisoners may not be obvious, but it is the starting point for an innovative conservation outreach project in Washington State, USA. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

Sustainability Dialogue "Green Construction for Sustainable Living"

Go green through energy efficient buildings

Buildings are responsible for at least 40 percent of energy use in developing countries. As the construction industry booms, the figure is rising fast. Leading global companies have teamed up to act now because buildings can make a major contribution to tackle climate change and energy use. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story

UNDP Equator Initiative

The movers and shakers

It seems the old ways are always the best. The Equator Prize, announced during a ceremony at the Congress, recognizes the work of communities who are conserving biodiversity and generating income through traditional methods. …  

08 Oct 2008 | News story


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