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Tiger cubs

IUCN Council statement of support for tiger conservation

Ahead of the International Forum for Tiger Conservation, hosted by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, that takes place in St. Petersburg 21-24 November, the IUCN Council (governing body) issues the following statement: …  

18 Nov 2010 | IUCN statement

Fishing in the river Congo

Sea the Future

On 1st December 2010 the seminar “Sea the Future – The importance of marine biodiversity for local livelihoods in West-Africa” will take place at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I, former LNV) the Hague, the Netherlands. The seminar is organized by the Working Group Ecology and Development and is supported by the IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands, World Wildlife Fund the Netherlands and the Ministry of EL&I. …  

18 Nov 2010 | News story

Changement climatique

Dépasser la crise et restaurer rapidement la confiance dans la lutte contre le changement climatique

À deux semaines du Sommet sur le climat des Nations Unies qui se tiendra à Cancun, l’UICN appelle les décideurs à restaurer la confiance dans le processus de négociation, à accroître les fonds alloués à la lutte contre le changement climatique et à veiller à ce que les alternatives naturelles soient intégrées à l’après-2012. L’adaptation au changement climatique, le financement et la réduction des émissions issues de la déforestation et de la dégradation des forêts (REDD) sont quelques-uns des principaux thèmes auxquels réfléchiront les 194 pays réunis au Mexique fin novembre.   …   | English | Spanish

16 Nov 2010 | IUCN statement

The new squid is 70cm long

Découverte d’une nouvelle espèce de grand calamar

Des scientifiques ont découvert une nouvelle espèce de calamar lors de l’analyse de 7 000 échantillons recueillis lors d’une expédition ayant pour chef de file l’UICN et qui a exploré les monts sous-marins du sud de l’Océan Indien. …   | English | Spanish

15 Nov 2010 | International news release

Marma channel in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria

L’UICN donne la parole a la societe civile

Dans le cadre du dialogue régional sur les grandes infrastructures hydrauliques en Afrique de l’Ouest initié par la CEDEAO, les acteurs de la société civile disent leur volonté de travailler avec les Etats et les organismes de bassin pour améliorer les performances des barrages hydroélectriques. …   | English

11 Nov 2010 | News story

UNFCCC Cancun, host county logo

What can we expect from Cancun

After the failure in Copenhagen by world leaders to commit to binding targets for reducing climate warming emissions, hopes for a breakthrough in climate negotiations starting at the end of November are not high. Key solutions such as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation, making sure new and additional money is avaiable for developing countries to fight the impact of a warmer planet, and Adaptation will help restore lost confidence, according to IUCN's Ninni Ikkala. …  

10 Nov 2010 | Audio

Children Playing at Zarqa River

Celebrating Earth Charter with Arabic WANI toolkits launch

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Earth Charter for North Africa and the Middle East Region, IUCN is launching two new Arabic WANI toolkits. …  

09 Nov 2010 | News story

Aula del Mar

Aula del Mar realizará actuaciones de reforestación y conservación en la costa de Mijas

  Este proyecto, en el que colaboran la Fundación Biodiversidad y Obra Social Caja Madrid, se enmarca dentro de las actividades de conmemoración del Año Mundial para la Diversidad Biológica 2010. …  

08 Nov 2010 | International news release
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Vegetable Garden

Donate a Super Garden in Haiti

On the occasion of World Food Day (16th October) IUCN Member Pro-Natura International, in association with the social enterprise JTS Semences, launched Super Garden for Haiti. The innovative, ecological and highly productive Super Garden was originally designed for Africa, and is a combination of the Improved Tropical Garden of JTS Semences and Pro-Natura’s biochar. The biochar-enriched Super Garden can provide food for a family of 10 in an area of 60m2 with a water saving of 80% compared to traditional methods. …  

08 Nov 2010 | News story

Earth Charter Press Conference

Celebrating the Earth Charter 10th Anniversary

On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Earth Charter for North Africa and Middle East Region, the Jordan Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) and Earth Charter global initiative are holding a celebration under the patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal from 23-24 November 2010 at the Dead Sea. This celebration is held in partnership and funding of Ministry of Environment and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and in cooperation with Talal Abu Ghazaleh Group. …  

07 Nov 2010 | International news release