Océanie

The weir on Talise River.

IUCN urges careful planning with renewables

"Renewable energy interventions are good, but do not overlook the potential impacts on the environment." This is IUCN's advice to the 13 SIDS DOCK Pacific members currently meeting in Nadi, Fiji. …  

08 May 2013 | News story

Community mangrove restoration

Momentum for nature’s ‘blue carbon’ solution to climate change

Efforts to restore marine ecosystems that store vast amounts of carbon have received a boost with the launch of a new website that provides the latest blue carbon science and policy. …  

02 Apr 2013 | News story

One of the islands in the Vava'u group.

Energy loan to take shape for Tonga

In March IUCN Oceania signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tonga Development Bank to begin a project that seeks to build capacity for energy loans in the Kingdom.   …  

26 Mar 2013 | News story

IUCN Members' Assembly

Congrès de l'UICN en 2016 : une opportunité verte !

Après le Congrès mondial de la nature qui a eu lieu en 2012 à Jeju en République de Corée, l’UICN commence à se préparer pour le prochain Congrès en 2016 et est déjà parti à la recherche du pays qui l’accueillera. Veuillez noter que le calendrier du processus de sélection du pays hôte a été modifié. …   | English | Spanish

15 Mar 2013 | News story

Alan Saunders, Regional Programme Coordinator, IUCN Oceania

New Regional Programme Coordinator appointed

 Mr. Alan Saunders has been appointed Regional Programme Coordinator for IUCN Oceania. …  

15 Mar 2013 | News story
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Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands serious about green economy transition

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo is convinced that vital economic sectors in Solomon Islands should move to a green economy approach. …  

07 Mar 2013 | News story

Bluefin tuna

Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world

Considering the extent of the fisheries resources that are extracted from our region, we could say that Pacific Countries are the largest donors in the world,” says Dr Transform Aqorau - Director for the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) at the Solomon Islands PM’s Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment. …  

06 Mar 2013 | News story

A wood carver in Solomon Islands.

Solomon Island’s uncontrolled logging dilemma: Roundtable’s agenda

Discussions at the Solomon Islands Prime Minister’s Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment continues today in Honiara with logging being the subject of the morning session. …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

The Solomon Dollar

Talks on mining and greening Solomon Islands’ economy

Mining is envisaged to top Solomon Island’s export earnings in the coming years and discussions on the development of a national mineral policy and the green growth development shift culminated day one of the Prime Minister’s High Level Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment being held in Honiara, Solomon Islands.   …  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

Solomon Islands

Dialogue on development, society and environment opens in Solomon Islands

The Prime Minister’s High Level Roundtable on Development, Society and Environment, opened this morning in Honiara, Solomon Islands, with representatives of government, the private sector and civil society present to discuss important development issues with the hope of agreeing on a development model that incorporates the needs of society and the environment and also considers the long-term needs of the country. …  

04 Mar 2013 | News story
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