Afrique centrale et de l'ouest

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Botswana and IUCN call for global action to stop African elephant poaching

As the surge in African elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade continues, the Government of Botswana and IUCN are convening a high-level summit on the African Elephant calling for stronger global action to halt the illegal trade and secure viable elephant populations across Africa. …  

10 Oct 2013 | News story

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Contest - Design a new logo for IUCN CEC

You are invited to design a logo expressing a love for nature, postive change and people-to-people networking. This is an exciting opportunity to brand our IUCN Commission for the future. …  

04 Oct 2013 | News story


Latest review of science reveals ocean in critical state

An international panel of marine scientists, including IUCN experts, is demanding urgent remedies to halt ocean degradation based on findings that the rate, speed and impacts of change in the global ocean are greater, faster and more imminent than previously thought. …   | Dutch

03 Oct 2013 | News story

Préparer les jeunes générations

Préparer les jeunes générations à devenir des 'citoyens du littoral'

Dans Cap Vert, Gambie, Guinée-Bissau, Guinée, Mauritanie, Sénégal et Sierra Leone, le PREE mobilise la jeunesse pour conserver des écosystèmes en bonne santé et promouvoir une « citoyenneté du littoral » en Afrique de l’ouest.    …  

02 Oct 2013 | News story

A Toolkit of Learning Activities and Resources

Sustainability for Educators: A Toolkit of Learning Activities and Resources

This is a manual to assist in sustainability education from a community college in New South Wales, Australia. …  

01 Oct 2013 | News story


UNFCCC launches CDM African radio contest 2013

The UNFCCC secretariat is pleased to announce the launch of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) African Radio Contest 2013. This year, the competition's sponsors have generously offered a $2,000 prize for the winners of the contest. …  

30 Sep 2013 | News story


Objectifs du Développement Durable et Agenda post-2015 : les solutions offertes par la Nature

Dans le cadre de la 68è Assemblée Générale des Nations Unies, la direction des Politiques Globales de l’UICN a organisé, avec l’aide du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, une table ronde sur le thème : “Objectifs de développement durable : La Nature au cœur d’un développement socioéconomique durable”. …  

30 Sep 2013 | News story

Tana River

WISE-UP to Climate: New project on water and climate adaptation

WISE-UP to Climate, a new project recently launched by the IUCN Global Water Programme, will demonstrate natural infrastructure as a 'nature-based solution' for climate change adaptation and sustainable development. …  

25 Sep 2013 | News story

Logo Forum

Forum marin et côtier : la 7è édition se prépare

Le Partenariat régional pour la conservation de la zone côtière et marine en Afrique de l’ouest (PRCM) organise la 7è édition du forum régional marin et côtier à Dakar au Sénégal du 25 au 29 Novembre 2013 sur le thème : « Investir dans la conservation marine et côtière pour le bien être des populations ». …  

18 Sep 2013 | News story

Online IUCN Red List Training Course

IUCN Red List Training Course Now Online

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding international, regional and national conservation. Prompted by the Red List’s increasing popularity and a growing need for Red List training around the world, IUCN in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed the first online IUCN Red List Training Course. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

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