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Tree frog

Next steps for biodiversity

See audio, video and photo resources from IUCN and the International Year of Biodiversity. IUCN takes stock of what has been achieved and looks at what lies ahead. 
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11 Jan 2011 | News story

Platform

New oil platform off Sakhalin – whale scientists will have a say

The oil and gas company Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (Sakhalin Energy) announced on December 4th its intention to begin planning for construction of a third offshore oil and gas platform in the Piltun-Astokh field along the coast of Sakhalin Island, eastern Russia. As this platform would be located near the primary feeding ground of the endangered western gray whale population, Sakhalin Energy requested the advice of an independent panel of scientists, convened by IUCN, to minimize risks to the whale population. …  

07 Jan 2011 | News story

Ashok Khosla

Suddenly, we find that it's all gone

As vital to life as oxygen, soil is rapidly depleting, says Ashok Khosla, President of IUCN and chairman of the New Delhi-based Development Alternatives Group, an IUCN Member. …  

07 Jan 2011 | Article
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Dr. Mohamed Ali Abrougui

Le Docteur Mohamed Ali Abrougui nous a quitté

C’est avec tristesse que l’UICN a appris la nouvelle du décès, le 1er janvier 2011, du Docteur Mohamed Ali Abrougui, Président de l’Association Tunisienne pour la Protection de la Nature et de l’Environnement, une organisation membre de l’UICN depuis 1971, et aussi Président du Comité National des Membres de l’UICN de Tunisie depuis 1999. …   | English | Spanish

05 Jan 2011 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

The International Year of Biodiversity: Where does it leave us?

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre sums up what we have achieved during the International Year of Biodiversity. …  

04 Jan 2011 | Video

Green parrot

What next after the International Year of Biodiversity?

We ask prominent figures from around the world, representing both the public and the private sector, what they see as the greatest priorities for saving biodiversity after 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity. …  

04 Jan 2011 | Video

Happy 2011

New Year’s Message from Mark Smith, Head IUCN Water Programme

Every species -whether animal or plant- uses water every day. This includes each and every one of us. Water connects all people and all life. …  

03 Jan 2011 | News story

Mountains in Banff National Park, Canada

Home of the grizzly bear

Banff National Park, Canada …  

03 Jan 2011 | Fact sheet

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests.

IUCN welcomes ‘Forests 2011’ - International Year of Forests

The world’s forests are essential to life in all its diversity and to attaining humanity’s biggest goals such as reducing poverty, curbing climate change and achieving sustainable development. Throughout 2011 IUCN will work towards making sure that forests deliver their maximum potential for human well-being and biodiversity conservation. …   | Spanish

03 Jan 2011 | News story

Whitetip Reef Shark over Palau coral reef

UN green light for science-policy platform on biodiversity

IUCN welcomes the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly yesterday to establish a new international body designed to boost the global response to the loss of the world’s biodiversity and ecosystems. …  

22 Dec 2010 | News story