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From left to right, Mr Keun Min Woo, Governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Mr Maanee Lee, Minister of the Environment, Republic of Korea and Julia Marton-Lefévre, Director General IUCN.

From Nagoya 2010 to IUCN World Conservation Congress in Korea 2012

Today in Nagoya at the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Tenth Conference of the Parties (CBD COP10) a deal was signed outlining the strategic plan for IUCN’s next World Conservation Congress. This will be held in Jeju Island, Korea in September 2012. …  

28 Oct 2010 | News story

Summit of Mt. Halla

IUCN’s impact on international conservation

As the world’s association of conservation agencies, including 84 States, 116 government agencies, and 909 non-governmental organizations, IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature) is in a unique position to reflect the priorities of the global conservation community. …  

28 Oct 2010 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature

There is no Planet B

As the world is holding its breath before the final outcome of the UN biodiversity summit in Nagoya tomorrow, IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre addressed the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity calling for "a different kind of tipping point - a positive one that will guarantee a future for all life on Earth". …  

28 Oct 2010 | News story

Vicuna_Vicugna vicugna

La colonne vertébrale de la nature est en péril

 Nagoya, Japon, mercredi 27 octobre 2010 (UICN) – L’étude la plus complète jamais réalisée sur les vertébrés mondiaux confirme une crise de l’extinction : un cinquième des espèces sont menacées. Toutefois, selon l’étude publiée aujourd’hui à l’occasion de la 10e réunion de la Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique (CDB) à Nagoya, au Japon, la situation serait encore pire si des efforts de conservation n’avaient pas été déployés dans le monde entier. …   | English | Spanish

27 Oct 2010 | International news release

Community members planting a medicinal plant, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

We know how to save biodiversity

According to the latest assessment of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ released today at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) conference in Nagoya, one-fifth of the world’s mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fishes are threatened with extinction. But the study also provides clear evidence of the positive impact of conservation efforts around the globe: its results show that without conservation action, the status of biodiversity would have declined by nearly 20 percent. …  

27 Oct 2010 | News story

A marine turtle in the Red Sea, Egypt

Where are we heading?

As the momentum is building at the UN biodiversity summit in Nagoya with only three days till the negotiations come to an end, we asked Simon Stuart, Chair of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission, for an update on the developments so far and his expectations of what lies ahead. Here is what he told us: …  

27 Oct 2010 | News story

IUCN at CBD Nagoya 2010

Ministers gather in Nagoya

Senior ministers from more than 120 countries and five heads of state rolled in today to start the High Level Segment of the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP 10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) held in Nagoya, Japan.
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27 Oct 2010 | News story

Les jardins Shirotori; Nagoya

UICN Kankeisha Conshinkai Nagoya – Réception pour l’ensemble des composantes de l’UICN à Nagoya

Plus de 300 représentants des Membres de l’UICN, des membres des Commissions, du Conseil et du Secrétariat ont bravé des averses intermittentes le soir du lundi 25 octobre pour se retrouver dans le cadre magnifique des jardins Shirotori à Nagoya (Japon), lors d’une réception regroupant l’ensemble des composantes de l’UICN, à l’occasion de la 10e session de la Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique (CDB, COP 10) …   | English | Spanish

26 Oct 2010 | Article

Eichhornia crassipes (Pontederiaceae), one of the worst Invasive Alien Species

Avancement de la conservation des plantes en Asie

D’après un nouveau rapport de l’UICN, la future stratégie pour la conservation des plantes en Asie devrait associer la conservation à une utilisation durable des plantes mettant l’accent sur la réduction de la pauvreté. Il est souligné que l’utilisation durable des plantes devrait faire partie des plans de développement et que l’adaptation au changement climatique et la coopération régionale jouent un rôle central dans la conservation de la diversité végétale. …   | English | Spanish | Chinese

26 Oct 2010 | International news release

Sacred Natural Sites: Conserving nature and culture

It’s in our hands: New book on our relationship with nature launched

A new book, Sacred Natural Sites: Conserving nature and culture, is being launched by IUCN today at the Convention on Biological Diversity conference in Nagoya, Japan. The launch is part of an event organized through a collaboration between ETC-COMPAS and IUCN and is dedicated to promoting sacred natural sites and their crucial role in conserving nature and culture. The book is based on experience from around the world which highlights the importance of sacred natural sites in biodiversity conservation and the long-standing relationships between nature and people. …  

26 Oct 2010 | News story