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Demandes d’adhésion à l’UICN

Demandes d’adhésion à l’UICN qui seront considérées par le Conseil de l’UICN lors de sa réunion du 2 au 4 juin 2010. …   | English | Spanish

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Elephas maximus maximus

Elephant foster parents in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, three elephants are killed every week as a result of human-elephant conflict, leaving behind defenceless orphans. To address this, IUCN State Member The Department of Wildlife Conservation has launched a novel foster parent scheme, where contributions from donors are used to shelter helpless young elephants in a transit home until they have reached an appropriate age to be released into the wild. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Forest project

Face the Future: carbon trading

Face the Future, an IUCN Netherlands Committee member, develops forest carbon projects around the world with the aim of mitigating climate change and conserving forests. They also promote the business case for biodiversity conservation through the sale of carbon credits. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Ashok Khosla

Biofuels Conference

The Shell-IUCN partnership is sponsoring the 7th International Conference on Biofuels, hosted by IUCN Member Winrock International India in Delhi, India on 11-12 February. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Ferme biologique en Serbie

Encourager la biodiversité dans les marques, labels et certifications de productions agricoles

La biodiversité est peu valorisée dans les signes de reconnaissance agricoles, c’est-à-dire les marques, labels, AOC ou certifications attribués à des productions de vins, fromages, viandes, fruits, légumes, céréales. Pourtant plusieurs mesures favorables à la biodiversité existent, elles demandent à être encouragées. C’est le résultat d’une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Comité français de l’UICN, en partenariat avec la Fédération des Parcs naturels régionaux de France, qui a porté sur l’analyse d’une cinquantaine de signes reconnus en France. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Species of the Day

Discover biodiversity - every day

To increase awareness of the enormous variety of life on our planet, and raise the profile of threatened species, we have launched the IUCN Red List ‘Species of the Day’. …  

06 Jan 2010 | News story

Agriculture area beside Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda - a Livelihoods & Landscapes site

IUCN Director General speaks of her hopes for the International Year of Biodiversity

2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity. It's an opportunity to find real solutions to safeguard the natural environment which mankind depends upon. IUCN is playing a key role in pushing for immediate action to protect species, ecosystems and natural resources before it's too late. IUCN's Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, says that, coming straight after Copenhagen, the International Year of Biodiversity is very significant. …  

23 Dec 2009 | Video

Inda, Surin, Kungrao, Ida and Gandhi.

Une heure pour la Terre avec des éléphants et l’UICN

Les Membres de l’UICN se sont réunis dans la superbe Maison des Eléphants du Zoo de Copenhague, lors d’une soirée spéciale en marge du sommet de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques, à Copenhague.
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18 Dec 2009 | News story

kids at Krogard school, Denmark, describing their environmental campaign to Carl Gustaf Lundin, IUCN Head of Global Marine Programme.

Kids as climate change advisors - Danish eco-schools

The Danish Outdoor Council, a member of IUCN, awards green flags to 'eco-schools' around Denmark, where children learn about environmental issues and get their families to commit to save CO2 in their daily lives. IUCN visited the Krogard school in Greve, 30 km south of Copenhagen, where kids and their families were affected by serious floods in 2005 and 2007. Eigil Larsen from the Outdoor Council explains the importance of educating about climate change and a green way of life, in Denmark and beyond. …  

12 Dec 2009 | Audio
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2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Lancement de l’Année internationale de la biodiversité par le Comité français de l’UICN

Le Comité français de l'UICN - Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature - organisera son prochain Congrès français de la nature, le 20 janvier 2010, dans le cadre de l'année internationale de la biodiversité. …   | English

10 Dec 2009 | News story