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Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

New Impetus for the High Seas following IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN members at the World Conservation Congress have called for strong action to protect high seas biodiversity and to regulate the human activities impacting it. This signals a growing awareness of the vital role oceans play in sustaining life on our planet and alarm at the multiplying threats to marine biodiversity from human activities in areas beyond national jurisdiction (the high seas). …  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

Gender in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Women still absent in climate change debate

Lack of women’s participation in efforts to solve climate crisis was the main focus of the Third Global Congress of Women in Politics and Governance held from 19 to 22 October in Manila, Philippines. The global gender alliance established by IUCN, UNDP and UNEP, encouraged women to speak with one voice at climate change negotiations.  

24 Oct 2008 | News story

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

L’UICN accueille le Mexique, nouvel Etat membre de l’Union

Le Secrétariat d’Etat aux affaires étrangères a annoncé la décision du gouvernement mexicain d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN, devenant ainsi un Etat membre de l’Union. …   | English | Spanish

23 Oct 2008 | News story

IUCN

48 new members join IUCN

On the eve of IUCN's 60th anniversary, a record number of new members have joined the Union. At its 70th Meeting, held in Barcelona on 4 October, the IUCN Council admitted 48 new members. …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story

Coat of arms, Georgia

L’UICN accueille la Géorgie, nouvel Etat membre de l’Union

Le gouvernement géorgien a annoncé officiellement sa décision d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN. Le Ministère de la protection de l’environnement et des ressources naturelles a été désigné par le gouvernement comme organe de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Whale photograph

Watch the whales

IUCN’s members voted in favour of a resolution on whale conservation which called for the promotion of non-lethal use of whales through responsible whale watching. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Public awareness raising on climate change is essential for the implementation of Viet Nam’s adaptation and mitigation activities.

New IUCN resolution urges stronger climate change mitigation

More than 98 percent of IUCN NGO members and 70 percent of state members voted in favour of a new climate change mitigation resolution. The resolution targets more specific goals and actions on biodiversity, ecosystem services and livelihoods protection. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Motions passed

The following motions were passed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona on Saturday, October 11. …  

13 Oct 2008 | News story

Masoumeh Ebtekar (Vicepresidenta Medio Ambiente de Iran)

Spiritual Conservation

Spiritual and Religious leaders came together at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to explore how religious and spiritual traditions can support conservation. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

Grey-faced Sengi (Rhynchocyon udzungwensis)

Mammals face extinction crisis – results of global assessment revealed

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ announced on Monday that the world’s mammals face an extinction crisis, with almost one in four at risk of disappearing forever. The paper summarizing this comprehensive assessment is published today in the esteemed journal Science. …  

10 Oct 2008 | News story

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