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Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon, 2009-2010

Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve in Lebanon: a growing innovative model in West Asia

In 2007, the Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa (APJM) (www.jabalmoussa.org) and many local experts joined efforts to protect the pristine landscape of Jabal Moussa Mountain of Kesrwan-Lebanon which was being exposed to major threats from human activities. …  

07 Sep 2011 | News story

Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.

Whales & dolphins need more protected areas

A new book, Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises is released, calling for accelerated efforts to conserve marine mammals by protecting a greater area of the ocean. Currently only 1.3% of the ocean is protected but many new Marine Protected Areas are being created. Erich Hoyt, the book’s author and IUCN’s cetacean specialist, examines current and future developments in ocean protection. …  

05 Sep 2011 | News story

Garba Tula drylands project, Kenya

Le pastoralisme est la réponse à la sécheresse en Afrique

Le pastoralisme mobile permettrait en partie de résoudre la sécheresse qui sévit dans la Corne de l’Afrique, selon l’Initiative mondiale pour un pastoralisme durable, organisation hébergée par l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

30 Aug 2011 | News story

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UICN-Med cherche des experts en espèces

Le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l´UICN (UICN-Med) cherche des experts volontaires pour contribuer à l´évaluation des différents groupes taxonomiques de la Liste Rouge des espèces ménacées dans la région méditerranéenne. Cette évaluation fait partie du projet intitulé: Évaluation de la Biodiversité Méditerranéenne Phase 2 : En répondant aux lacunes d´information sur la région méditerranéenne. …   | English | Spanish

16 Aug 2011 | News story
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Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

Top scientists rally together in fight against invasive species

A flurry of articles in influential scientific journals in recent months has questioned the urgency to address the growing threat to biodiversity from invasive species. The assertion is that the concern with invasive species derives from an unreasonable desire to maintain pristine ecosystems and exclude all alien species. Such criticism is, in fact, unfounded. …  

22 Jul 2011 | News story

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Financer des petits projets dans les aires marines protégées en Méditerranée

MedPAN lance à partir du 1er juillet 2011, un appel à petits projets destiné aux gestionnaires d'AMP de Méditerranée. Les projets financés permettront d'aider les gestionnaires d'AMP à réaliser des actions concrètes de terrain. …   | English

04 Jul 2011 | News story

Firma Convenio UICN-Med y Consell Insular de Formentera - 1 de julio 2011

Formentera firma un convenio de sostenibilidad ambiental con UICN-Med

El presidente del Consell Insular de Formentera, Jaume Ferrer, ha firmado hoy el convenio de colaboración con el director del Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de la Unión Internacional de Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), Antonio Troya, para que la institución insular forme parte activa de este organismo y colaborar en asuntos concretos relacionados con la protección del entorno. …  

01 Jul 2011 | News story

Guatemala

Greener ways to end poverty

Poverty and environmental degradation go hand-in-hand throughout the world; each can cause the other. With the global population likely to reach nine billion by 2050 there is an urgent need to address both in tandem when devising new economic development models. …  

27 Jun 2011 | News story

SOS Call for Proposals now open

The first SOS Call for Proposals is now open, accepting Threatened Species and Rapid Action Grants. Deadline for applications is August 12, 2011.  …   | Chinese

27 Jun 2011 | News story

Mohamed Talaat El Hennawy, Manager , Wadi El Rayan Protected Area, Egypt.

World Heritage in Egypt

Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, is Egypt's only natural World Heritage Site. It contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales: Archaeoceti. …  

21 Jun 2011 | News story