Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

Mangrove forests in worldwide decline

More than one in six mangrove species worldwide are in danger of extinction due to coastal development and other factors, including climate change, logging and agriculture, according to the first-ever global assessment on the conservation status of mangroves for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. …  

09 Apr 2010 | International news release

Location Map for Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Winter home for 3 million birds

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Senegal …  

09 Apr 2010 | Fact sheet

Orange-eyed green tree frog

Scientists call for biodiversity barometer

For the first time scientists have put a figure on how much it would cost to learn about the conservation status of millions of species, some of which have yet to be identified. The price tag is US$60 million, according to a team of scientists, including those from IUCN and Conservation International, who presented their case in this week’s Science magazine in an article called “The Barometer of Life.” …   | Spanish

08 Apr 2010 | International news release

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

EAZA Conservation Forum 2010 "Working for Biodiversity"

EAZA, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, will hold its flagship event for the International Year of Biodiversity in Switzerland from June 29th to July 3rd 2010. The EAZA Conservation Forum 2010 will be hosted by the Papiliorama Foundation and will take place in the medieval town of Murten, about twenty minutes from Bern. 

08 Apr 2010 | News story

Indigenous woman accompanied by her baby, harvesting manioc in the forest; Ecuador.

Study on indigenous peoples and climate change issues made available

IUCN has undertaken an in-depth review of the concerns of indigenous peoples in relation to current international climate change and REDD-plus policy making. 

08 Apr 2010 | Downloads - document

Backdrop for workshop on post COP 15

National Committee of IUCN Members in Pakistan meets in Islamabad

The Pakistan National Committee (PNC) of IUCN members met in Islamabad on March 26, 2010. …  

01 Apr 2010 | News story

Emperor Penguin feeding chick

ASOC presents information papers for Antarctic Treaty Meeting of Experts

IUCN Member, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC), has developed four papers ahead of the Antarctic Treaty Meeting of Experts (ATME) on climate change and implications for Antarctic management and governance. …  

31 Mar 2010 | News story

Leaf with raindrops. Alotau, PNG.

Bulletin d'information des Membres « Union Pulse » en ligne

L’édition Union Pulse de mars 2010 est désormais en ligne. On y trouve des nouvelles et des informations pour les Membres de l'UICN ou émanant d’eux. …   | English | Spanish

30 Mar 2010 | News story

Année internationale de la biodiversité : une riche source d’informations

« L’Année internationale de la biodiversité sera d’autant plus efficace que chaque être humain sur cette planète comprendra pourquoi la biodiversité est si importante, et qu’il possèdera les outils pour agir et enrayer la perte de la biodiversité » affirme Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Directrice générale de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

Grace Mwaura nommée membre du Conseil

Suite à la décision du Conseil en novembre dernier de renforcer la voix des jeunes en son sein pour répondre de manière appropriée aux inquiétudes de la génération à venir, le Conseil a approuvé la nomination de Mlle Grace Mwaura jusqu’à la fin de son terme, en 2012. …   | English | Spanish

29 Mar 2010 | News story