Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day: Stop and think about life

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, with the theme: “Many Species. One Planet. One Future.” Let everyone hear this urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

De la parole aux actes, l’UICN inaugure des bureaux parmi les plus écologiques d’Europe

Gland, Suisse, 4 juin 2010 (IUCN) – L’UICN, Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature, inaugure aujourd’hui son nouveau Centre de la conservation, une référence en matière de construction durable. …   | English | Spanish

04 Jun 2010 | International news release

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Réunion régionale des membres du PACO - Juin 2010

Le Programme Régional Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO) de l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN) organise la  réunion régionale de ses membres.  Celle-ci aura lieu du 15 au 16 juin 2010 à l’Hôtel les FILAOS BP 53 Mbour, au Sénégal. …   | English

03 Jun 2010 | Fact sheet

Juniper Tree, Balochistan

Energy action in Asia

In Asia, IUCN is working to incorporate nature-based principles into energy policies and promote fair access to clean energy through economic approaches. From village solar energy projects to research into new energy crops, the work and experience of IUCN Members plays a key role. …  

03 Jun 2010 | News story

Grupo de Trabajo, Cuenca del Plata.

Nace grupo de trabajo sobre pesca y sustentabilidad en la Cuenca del Plata

La iniciativa busca fortalecer los proyectos en marcha en la cuenca y mejorar la calidad de vida de las comunidades costeras en los cinco países; coordinar acciones tendientes a disminuir su vulnerabilidad. …  

01 Jun 2010 | News story

Stephen Kamau, KENVO conservation officer

Care in the community - saving Kenya's forests

Forests cover less than 3% of Kenya’s land area but they’re an important source of income, food and economic growth to the country. However, forests are increasingly under pressure, due to rampant charcoal burning, illegal logging, overgrazing, forest fires and pollution. The Kijabe Environment Volunteers group (KENVO) has made great moves in preserving vast areas of the Gatamaiyu forest near Nairobi, working with local communities, many of whom were previously involved in illegal and destructive activities in the forest. …  

01 Jun 2010 | Audio

Winrock International outlines its renewable energy projects

Winrock International outlines its renewable energy projects

A public service announcement from IUCN Member Winrock International about its work on providing renewable energy resources to people around the world, some of whom have access to electricity for the first time. …  

31 May 2010 | Video

Biofuels in Peru - Video from IUCN Member SPDA - Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental

Biofuels in Peru

Video from IUCN Member SPDA - Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental.  …  

31 May 2010 | Video

Powering up west Africa

Powering up West Africa

One of the defining challenges of our time is finding more energy while emitting less carbon dioxide. West Africa too must take responsibility in stopping climate change. IUCN Member, The Green Actors of West Africa (GAWA) presents 'The State of the Environment', a video series covering the major environmental issues in the region. This 10 minute episode talks about renewable energy. …  

31 May 2010 | Video

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Towards sustainable energy

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre talks about the need to look for more sustainable and renewable energy sources, and change the way we use energy. …  

31 May 2010 | Video