Nouvelles et évènements du PACO

WP N° 64

Burkina Faso: climate change adaptation days-fostering partnership for inclusive adaptation process in the northern

The northern region in Burkina Faso is among the most vulnerable to climate change. Located at the border of the Sahel, it has experienced recurrent drought over the past forty years. This has led to cyclical food insecurity, because the agricultural production system is mainly rain fed. …  

31 Mar 2014 | News story

Python skins are traded primarily to meet demands from the fashion industry

Kering and IUCN Boa & Python Specialist Group announce first report on captive breeding

The first report under the ‘Python Conservation Partnership’, a collaboration between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has been presented today. …  

31 Mar 2014 | International news release

SOS Save Our Species, WCS, Cross river gorilla

World’s Rarest Gorilla Gets New Roadmap for Survival

In spite of the continued threats of poaching and habitat destruction, future prospects for the world’s rarest gorilla - the Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla dielhi) - have improved but are still dependent on continued local and international partnerships, according to a new action plan published by the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group and the Wildlife Conservation Society, and produced in partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service - both IUCN members, as well as the North Carolina Zoo, and other organisations.   …  

26 Mar 2014 | News story

Cross River Gorilla

World’s Rarest Gorilla Gets New Roadmap for Survival

In spite of the continued threats of poaching and habitat destruction, future prospects for the world’s rarest gorilla have improved but are still dependent on continued local and international partnerships, according to a new action plan published by the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group and the Wildlife Conservation Society, and produced in partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the North Carolina Zoo, and others. …  

24 Mar 2014 | News story

Government of Guatemala

Assessing countries’ true land restoration potential now possible, says IUCN

The largest landscape restoration initiative in history gained further momentum today - the International Day of Forests - as IUCN and other partners provide the world’s nations with new guidance on assessing their national restoration potential. 

21 Mar 2014 | International news release

NOAA

Governments unite to conserve iconic Sargasso Sea

Governments of Bermuda, the Azores, Monaco, United Kingdom and the United States have signed a declaration committing to the conservation of the Sargasso Sea – a vast patch of mid-Atlantic Ocean known for its unique floating seaweeds that harbour rich biodiversity. This is the first time an international alliance has been formed to protect this unique haven of marine life. …  

12 Mar 2014 | International news release

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

L’UICN accueille 21 nouveaux Membres

Le Conseil de l’UICN a admis 21 nouveaux Membres. …   | English | Spanish

05 Mar 2014 | News story

Couverture RADE N° 00-2013

Revue Africaine de Droit de l'Environnement - RADE

L'UICN et l'Institut de la Francophonie pour le Développement Durable (IFDD) annoncent le lancement de la Revue Africaine de Droit de l'Environnement (RADE), produite sous la présidence de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar. …  

28 Feb 2014 | News story

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International conference to examine how large-scale restoration can advance sustainable development

On May 29-30th, 2014, world decision-makers, scientists, practitioners and advocates will meet in Washington, DC, to discuss the potential of large-scale ecosystem restoration to further global development goals and sustainable livelihoods.   …  

26 Feb 2014 | Event

Eléphants

Guinée Bissau : la déforestation bloque le couloir de migration des éléphants

En Février 2014, la Direction du parc naturel des lagunes de Cufada PNLC a été informée de la présence d’éléphants dans la forêt de Sintchã Paté, Région de Quinara, Sector de Buba. Une équipe de l’IBAP s’est déplacée pour confirmer l'information, et a surpris un éléphant le 06 Février vers 18h30. L'individu aperçu avait un comportement agressif et a poursuivi l'équipe dans la brousse. …  

24 Feb 2014 | News story

Une vue aérienne d'écosystèmes d'Afrique centrale et occidentale