Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre and Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Office

IUCN Director General on board for socially-responsible business

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre as Board member of the UN Global Compact - the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative that encourages business to adopt sustainable and socially-responsible policies. …  

01 Mar 2011 | News story

Bosques Amazónicos. Napo, Ecuador

Partners for the protection of Ecuador’s forests

The Ecuadorian Government is taking bold steps to protect the country's native forests - natural 'gold mines' that  store large amounts of carbon, harbour some of the highest levels of biodiversity on the planet, and provide numerous other benefits to people and nature. …  

28 Feb 2011 | News story

White-collared peccary

Finding a better way

In one of the biologically richest places on earth, IUCN Members are helping to provide people with alternatives to income from the illegal wild meat trade that is threatening local wildlife. …   | Spanish

28 Feb 2011 | News story

الدليل التدريبي للنوع الاجتماعي والتغير المناخي 
Gender and Climate Change Manual Arabic

Gender and Climate Change manual now available in Arabic!

IUCN's influential manual on gender and climate change is now available in Arabic. …  

25 Feb 2011 | Downloads - publication

Azraq Wetlands Reserve

Appel à candidature pour le Prix Ramsar pour la conservation des zones humides 2012

Le Secrétariat de la Convention de Ramsar a le plaisir de lancer un appel à nomination pour la cinquième édition du Prix Ramsar pour la conservation des zones humides, qui sera remis lors de la 11e Session de la Conférence des Parties contractantes, à Bucarest, Roumanie, en juin 2012. …   | English | Spanish

25 Feb 2011 | News story

Lyndenburg Cycad (Encephalartos inopinus)

South African measures to restrict cycad trade inadequate

A proposal published for public comment could result in trade in 11 species of native cycad trees being brought to a halt by authorities in South Africa, and trade in others restricted. …  

25 Feb 2011 | News story

Sea urchin in sea grass

Scientists start work under International Blue Carbon Working Group

Leading scientific experts in the field of coastal and marine biogeochemistry, carbon dynamics and ecology gathered in Paris (15-17 February 2011) to discuss the role of coastal and marine ecosystems in the global carbon cycle and for climate change mitigation. This 3-day workshop was organized by IUCN together with Conservation International and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, with additional financial support from NASA and UNEP. …  

24 Feb 2011 | News story

Local people fishing in Tanguar Hoar, north-east Bangladesh

Advisory Committee for ‘Ecosystems for Life’ project established

‘Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative’ aims to improve integrated management of riverine ecosystems in South Asia.   …  

24 Feb 2011 | News story

The Lagoons of New Caledonia, France

Gardez intacts les lagons de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Une mission de suivi dont l’UICN est le chef de file visitera les lagons de Nouvelle Calédonie, dans l’archipel français du Pacifique, pour examiner la gestion du site, évaluer l’impact des activités minières dans la zone tampon et définir des zones de pêche interdite. …   | English

24 Feb 2011 | News story

Nouvel outil pour aider à l’élaboration des rapports annuels des Comités de l’UICN

L’Unité des relations avec les Membres a préparé un questionnaire afin de faciliter la présentation des rapports annuels des Comités nationaux et régionaux au Conseil et à la Directrice générale, conformément au paragraphe 66 (d) du Règlement de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

24 Feb 2011 | News story