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Informe UICN 2009

Diseñamos un futuro sostenible

Está disponible el informe de resultados de la implementación del programa de trabajo de la UICN - América del Sur,  2009. …  

12 May 2010 | News story
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Turbera, Tierra del Fuego. Argentina

Turberas de Tierra del Fuego: avances para su conservación y uso racional

Tierra del fuego posee casi la totalidad de las turberas en Argentina y son consideradas las más importantes en el hemisferio sur por su capacidad para retener carbono y contribuir a la mitigación del cambio climático …  

11 May 2010 | News story

Deep-sea squid. Teuthowenia pellucida

High seas biodiversity - high on the Nairobi agenda

The open oceans and deep seas represent 95% of the global biosphere. They play an important role in regulating the Earth’s climate and are home to a major part of the world’s biodiversity, containing some of the most productive ecosystems, vast natural resources, unique habitats and unknown species. However, mounting pressures from intensifying human use, climate change and ocean acidification threaten to undermine these ecosystems’ biodiversity, balance and resilience. …  

09 May 2010 | News story

The Secretariat of the Andean Community and IUCN hosted a meeting in Lima for Water and Environmental authorities from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, to present and launch the new river basin maps for the Andean Community.

Building Transboundary Trust in the Andes

Information on water flows, how much rainfall, and where the water goes is critical for both water and environmental management, but also for economic development and security. …   | Spanish

06 May 2010 | News story

The Midori Prize for Biodiversity

The AEON Environmental Foundation of Japan has announced the establishment of “the Midori Prize for Biodiversity”. This prize will be implemented in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Japan Ministry of the Environment, an IUCN Member, and the United Nations University. …  

06 May 2010 | News story

Cozumel Emerald Hummingbird

Governments to debate planet "bailout"

Never has the world faced a more pressing crisis than the current loss of biodiversity, which affects every man, woman and child. The gap between the pressure on our natural resources and governments’ response to the deterioration is widening. IUCN is calling for governments to come up with a “bailout plan,” a 10-year strategy that will help countries halt and reverse this loss. …  

06 May 2010 | International news release

Participants in a CEPA workshop to create a Tiger Action Plan in Bangladesh do the tiger jump.

Tiger Conservation Communication: CEPA Workshop in Sundarbans

CEC members Frits Hesselink and Malcolm Whitehead facilitated a five-day CEPA workshop on board a boat cruising the Sundarbans. It was strategic communication planning meeting of the Tiger Action Plan, launched by the Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh, and inspired by the CEPA Toolkit. …  

06 May 2010 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

L’UICN accueille les Îles Salomon, nouvel État Membre de l’Union

Le gouvernement des Îles Salomon a officiellement annoncé sa décision de rejoindre l’UICN et d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN, devenant ainsi le 83ème État Membre de l’UICN. Le Ministère de l’environnement, de la conservation et de la météorologie a été désigné par le gouvernement des Îles Salomon comme organe de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

05 May 2010 | News story

marine programme

Science needn't cost the earth

Background: Key decisions which could help to reverse the current extinction crisis will be decided at the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice or SBSTTA, which takes place in Nairobi, Kenya from 10 to 21 May 2010. Decisions taken in Nairobi will provide a scientific basis for discussions that will take place in October in Nagoya, Japan, at the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. …  

04 May 2010 | Media advisory

Seabirds

IUCN deeply concerned at the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

IUCN expresses deep concern at the continuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform. …  

03 May 2010 | News story