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Participants to the training in their first field visit to the Coral Harbour area in New Providence, the Bahamas

Des formations sur la gestion des données sur les aires protégées annoncées dans les Caraïbes

Le Programme pour la biodiversité et la gestion des aires protégées (BIOPAMA) a annoncé l’organisation d’une série d’ateliers techniques dans les Caraïbes, destinés à équiper les professionnels de la gestion des aires protégées d’outils et de compétences, afin de contribuer de façon significative à la base de données du Portail des Caraïbes sur les aires protégées (le Portail des Caraïbes). …   | English

09 Sep 2015 | News story

Grizzly Bear, Banff National Park, Canada

World Heritage status for wilderness helps respond to climate change

Nature experts, including several IUCN specialists, are calling for a new approach to conserving wilderness areas under the World Heritage Convention in a paper published today in Conservation Letters. Inscribing wilderness sites on the World Heritage List and improving their connectivity would help respond to climate change and biodiversity loss, according to the article. …  

09 Sep 2015 | News story

Katelijn Van Hende, ELC Legal Officer, August 2015

ELC welcomes a new colleague

Katelijn Van Hende, a Belgian national, joined the ELC as a Legal Officer in August. Prior to joining IUCN, Katelijn was a lecturer at the School of Energy and Resources of University College London (UCL Australia), where she lectured on Law for Energy and Resources and International Policy and Geopolitics of Energy and Resources. …  

04 Sep 2015 | News story

SOS - Save Our Species, FFI, 2013A-072, Pygmy Hippo, Wonegizi

How a single Pygmy Hippo photo gave rise to the Wonegizi Proposed Protected Area Project

To think an entire project could have been sparked by a single grainy black and white photo of a Critically Endangered Pygmy Hippo is remarkable, comments Josh Kempinski. He is project coordinator with SOS Grantee and IUCN Member, Fauna & Flora International and has been working with the communities of Liberia’s Wonegizi district to create a co-managed protected area there since 2012.   …  

03 Sep 2015 | News story

DR Grethel Aguilar launched the Caribbean Gateaway during the Regional Conservation Forum. “Welcome to the first day of the Regional Forum. BIOPAMA is very important as it is the first project for IUCN in the Caribbean region and the first with members involved."

Présentation du Portail des Caraïbes – un outil gratuit et en libre accès de gestion des données – aux acteurs caribéens, lors du Forum régional de la conservation au Panama

2 septembre 2015, Panama City. L’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) et l’université des West Indies (UWI) sont heureux d’annoncer que le « Portail des aires protégées des Caraïbes », ou Portail des Caraïbes, a été officiellement lancé le 2 septembre 2015 lors du Forum régional de la conservation de l’UICN à Panama City, Panama. Le Portail des Caraïbes, qui permet d’intégrer toute une gamme de données et d’informations pertinentes sur les aires protégées et la biodiversité dans toute la région, est une initiative commune du Programme pour la biodiversité et la gestion des aires protégées (BIOPAMA) dans les Caraïbes, financé par l’Union européenne, et du Centre pour la gestion des ressources et les études environnementales (CERMES) de l’université des West Indies, campus de Cave Hill, Barbade. Le CERMES est Membre de l’UICN. …   | English

03 Sep 2015 | News story

Members of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team accept the Eureka Prize for excellence in Environmental Research

IUCN science wins! Red List of Ecosystems awarded Eureka Prize

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team is honoured to receive the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize in the field of Scientific Research and Innovation: Environmental Research. …  

02 Sep 2015 | News story

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 will take place 1-10 September in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Le compte à rebours du grand sommet mondial de l’environnement a commencé

Gland, Suisse, 1er septembre 2015 (UICN) – Le Congrès mondial de la nature 2016 de l’UICN commencera d’ici un an, jour pour jour. Cet important forum de décision, le plus grand et le plus inclusif dans le domaine de l’environnement, définira la voie à suivre pour la conservation de la nature dans les années à venir. …   | English | Spanish

01 Sep 2015 | News story

Ndakaini dam, Kenya

Blog: Inclusive Water Development: experiences from the WISE-UP project

At the Stockholm World Water Week and in the run up to the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development goals, “water for sustainable development” is top of the international agenda. Ensuring that investments will benefit all, from national to local interests, is the challenge at hand. …  

26 Aug 2015 | News story

Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona-Colombia

Colombia celebrates Green Listing of three national parks: Inspiring future action

National Parks Colombia together with WWF Colombia held an IUCN Green List of Protected Areas recognition event in Cali on August 21th, with the aim of socializing the process, results and benefits of the List with the inscribed parks staff and other conservation partners, and to highlight the efforts of these protected areas to overcome challenges and achieve the standards. …  

26 Aug 2015 | News story

13A-050-013, WCS; Okapi faunal Reserve, SOS Save Our Species,

Getting SMARTer about protected areas management in the Okapi Faunal Reserve, DRC

Protected Area management effectiveness improvements are critical to protecting threatened species in such areas. The Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) - the design and implementation of which, SOS has supported since its launch in 2012 - is one such development.   …  

22 Aug 2015 | News story


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