Méditerranée

Inda, Surin, Kungrao, Ida and Gandhi.

Une heure pour la Terre avec des éléphants et l’UICN

Les Membres de l’UICN se sont réunis dans la superbe Maison des Eléphants du Zoo de Copenhague, lors d’une soirée spéciale en marge du sommet de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques, à Copenhague.
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18 Dec 2009 | News story

Zarqa River in Jordan, December 2009

Restoring the Zarqa – Respecting Our Rivers

‘When you look down the Zarqa River at Janna’a Park it is hard to imagine that 30 years ago this area was green and fertile’, said Eng.Mohammad Al Zawahra from Zarqa Municipality. ‘People would swim in clear water pools, fish, swam in the river, and we had flowing water throughout the year’. …  

18 Dec 2009 | News story
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connect2earth 2009 prize awarded

Winner gains first-hand experience of UN climate talks in Copenhagen.

A 19 year-old Colombian student is this year’s grand prize winner of an international youth competition running on connect2earth, the green online and mobile community.   …   | Spanish

15 Dec 2009 | News story

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Lancement de l’Année internationale de la biodiversité par le Comité français de l’UICN

Le Comité français de l'UICN - Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature - organisera son prochain Congrès français de la nature, le 20 janvier 2010, dans le cadre de l'année internationale de la biodiversité. …   | English

10 Dec 2009 | News story

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L’UICN accueille 18 nouveaux Membres

Le 25 novembre 2009, la 73ème réunion du Conseil de l’UICN a admis 18 nouveaux Membres au sein de l’UICN. Le Conseil, le Président, le Directeur Général ainsi que toute la famille de l’UICN souhaitent chaleureusement la bienvenue aux nouveaux Membres et se réjouissent à l’avance de leur participation active.   …   | English | Spanish

06 Dec 2009 | News story

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

CEC Members Offer Advice on Communicating PAs and Climate Change

CEC members Frits Hesselink and Susanna Calvo attended the WCPA Climate Change Summit in Granada. They offer some strategic approaches to communicating the importance of protected areas to climate change mitigation.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story

The Antinea

Oceans and Climate Change: View this 6-minute video

This film explains in 6 minutes how the oceans are affected and play a major role in climate change, with a focus on alien species in the Mediterranean. CEC members went abord the vessel used by the Changing Oceans Expedition while docked in Barcelona last October. Shared with CEC by the Antinea team. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story
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IUCN Councillors at the 73rd Meeting of Council, 23-25 November 2009

Clôture de la réunion du Conseil au siège de l’UICN

Le Conseil de l’UICN s’est rassemblé à Gland, en Suisse, du 23 au 25 novembre 2009. …   | English | Spanish

26 Nov 2009 | News story

Wood yard, Nam Dinh Forest Products Joint Stock Company, Vietnam

Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Jordan Training

Arab governments show foresight over climate change and gender equality

With a firm agreement elusive in the countdown to the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen next month, the ability of local communities in the Arab region to fight the negative effects of climate change hang in the balance. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

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