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Foro Sudamericano de Miembros UICN. Lima, Perú, julio 2011.

Sudamérica se prepara para el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza 2012

La ola que el primer Foro Sudamericano de Miembros de UICN levantó en Lima, el pasado mes de julio, continúa alta. La comunicación promovida entre los constituyentes ha generado tanta acción que, hoy, la Comisión de Derecho Ambiental se moviliza para apoyar al Comité Nacional Chileno en la revisión de una norma ambiental importante; mientras la Secretaría en Quito anuncia la realización de dos reuniones claves: una virtual, del Comité Regional; y otra de las Vicepresidencias de Comisiones. …   | English

30 Aug 2011 | News story
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Tiger (Panthera tigris)

Species on the Edge of Survival – The ultimate guide to nature in need

Why is the Javan Rhino one of the world’s most threatened large mammals? What efforts are underway to help conserve the 47 remaining Floreana Mockingbirds of Ecuador? Why is there a dramatic decline in the Globosa Mangrove? You can find answers to these and many more questions in a unique anthology, Species on the Edge of Survival, published by Collins. …  

25 Aug 2011 | News story

Mark Smith announces launch of BRIDGE at IUCN reception, World Water Week

IUCN launches BRIDGE at World Water Week

The new BRIDGE project, or Building River Dialogue and Governance, was officially launched at World Water Week during a reception at the event's main exhibition. …  

24 Aug 2011 | News story

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World Water Week: Nature turns on the tap

How do we ensure safe access to water and sanitation for the planet’s growing urban population? This question will be discussed at the World Water Week from 21-27 August in Stockholm. The theme this year is ‘Responding to Global Changes: Water in an Urbanising World’. IUCN’s answer comes from nature itself. …  

21 Aug 2011 | News story

Foro Sudamericano de Miembros, UICN. Lima, 2011.

UICN-Sur: 20 años trabajando por la conservación y el desarrollo sostenible

A propósito del Foro Regional de Miembros, que se llevó a cabo en Lima, Perú entre el 13 y 15 de junio, UICN reflexiona sobre las fortalezas y desafíos institucionales para cumplir con su visión de "Un mundo justo, que valora y conserva la naturaleza". …  

15 Aug 2011 | News story
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Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: Construindo a Estratégia Brasileira para 2020. Agosto, 2011

Líderes do setor privado reúnem-se em Brasília para a elaboração da estratégia brasileira de biodiversidade

O encontro faz parte da iniciativa Diálogos sobre Biodiversidade: construindo a estratégia brasileira para 2020, organizada pelo Ministério do Meio Ambiente, União Internacional para Conservação da Natureza (UICN), WWF-Brasil e Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ). …  

09 Aug 2011 | News story
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Gorilla guard in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Remember the rangers: 31 July is World Ranger Day

Today we celebrate World Ranger Day. We commemorate those rangers all over the world who have died in the course of their duties but also those who risk their lives every day at the forefront of conservation. While some are exposed to hazardous environmental conditions such as floods or dangerous animals, others are targeted because they stand up to poachers, drug warlords and criminals. This year alone, at least 31 were murdered, some under the most horrific circumstances. …  

31 Jul 2011 | News story

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Membres d’honneur de l‘UICN

Le titre de Membre d’honneur de l’UICN, qui récompense des services exceptionnels en faveur de la conservation de la nature et des ressources naturelles, est décerné, sur recommandation du Conseil de l’UICN, lors du Congrès mondial de la nature, à deux ou trois personnes qui ont contribué de manière exceptionnelle à la promotion des buts de l’Union. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Médaille commémorative Harold Jefferson Coolidge

Créée il y a huit ans lors du Congrès mondial de la nature en Thaïlande, la Médaille Harold Jefferson Coolidge est décernée à un spécialiste de la conservation ayant apporté une contribution importante à la protection de la nature et des ressources naturelles. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

John C. Phillips

Médaille commémorative John C. Phillips

Les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions de l’UICN sont invités à soumettre des nominations pour la médaille commémorative John C. Phillips. La Médaille John C. Phillips récompense d’importants services rendus à la conservation environnementale et commémore la vie et l’œuvre de John C. Phillips, pionnier du mouvement environnemental. …   | English | Spanish

28 Jul 2011 | News story

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