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Synergy for Pacific Invasives

The IUCN Regional Office for Oceania and the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) Regional Office for the Pacific (ROP) are developing a synergistic mechanism for the delivery of Pacific services on addressing regional invasive species issues.
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17 Sep 2009 | News story
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Trouvez des experts en environnement en un clic

Un Répertoire d’Experts en matière de Services Écosystémiques est désormais disponible gratuitement en ligne. Journalistes, dirigeants d’entreprise et gouvernements peuvent utiliser le répertoire pour rechercher des centaines d’experts en environnement venant d’organisations telles que l’UICN, la Société écologique d’Amérique et les groupes de travail de l’Évaluation des écosystèmes pour le Millénaire. …   | English | Spanish

15 Sep 2009 | News story
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Camels in Ksar Ghilane in South Tunisia

Desert power

As climate change escalates, the world is increasingly looking to engineered solutions to reduce carbon emissions and provide sustainable energy. Recently the focus has turned on deserts and how they can be used to supply large amounts of renewable energy which is causing some concern among environmentalists. …  

14 Sep 2009 | News story

Protected Areas: facing the challenges

An IUCN-led workshop on the future of the CBD Programme of work on Protected Areas, started today in Jeju Island, South Korea. The workshop will focus on ways to address the new challenges to protected areas, including climate change. …  

14 Sep 2009 | News story

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Les partenaires LLS évaluent les progrès des activités dans le TNS Cameroun et tirent des leçons.

En collaboration avec ses partenaires, le Programme Paysages et Moyens d’Existence (LLS) de l’UICN a organisé la 2ème réunion semi annuelle de suivi évaluation participatif à Yokadouma au Cameroun du 21 au 28 Août 2009. …  

10 Sep 2009 | News story

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News from IUCN members: Save Our Seas Foundation study basking sharks and call to protect cetaceans

Marine experts, assembled by the Save Our Seas Foundation in July, called for action to sustain the Indian Ocean whaling ban and protect dolphins from growing slaughter. Despite the ban on whaling in a large area of the Indian Ocean, populations of both whales and dolphins appear to be on the decline, mainly because of accidental entrapment in fishing gear and in some cases, intentional hunting. …  

08 Sep 2009 | News story

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L’UICN accueille trois nouveaux membres

Le 26 août 2009, le Bureau du Conseil de l’UICN, lors de sa 54e session, a admis trois nouveaux membres: le Réseau des Aires Protégées d’Afrique Centrale – RAPAC, une organisation internationale non-gouvernementale basée au Gabon, et deux organisations non-gouvernementales : The Jordanian Society for Organic Farming JSOF (Association jordanienne d’agriculture biologique), Jordanie, et The Garrison Institute, Etats-Unis d’Amérique. …   | English | Spanish

07 Sep 2009 | News story

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US IUCN Members comment on recent climate legislation

US IUCN Members have commented on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 approved by the US House of Representatives. …  

03 Sep 2009 | News story

Bleached coral head, Bahamas.

Use ecosystems to fight climate change, says study

Investing in the Earth’s multi-trillion dollar ecosystems can counter climate change and help climate-proof vulnerable economies, according to the latest update by The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. …  

02 Sep 2009 | News story

A blackbreasted pipefish in the Red Sea, Egypt

Red Sea, White Coral?

What is the potential effect of climate change on Red Sea coral reefs and tourism in Egypt? Kuoni, HEPCA, IUCN and local tour operators are working in partnership to address this issue. …  

02 Sep 2009 | News story

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