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Tall ships converge on Amsterdam

Reaching out for the oceans: Europe's biggest nautical spectacle

Once every five years, tall ships from all over the world converge on the Dutch capital for a five-day international nautical spectacle—SAIL Amsterdam. Attracting more than 600 ships and an expected 1.8 million visitors, this is Europe’s largest ‘admission free’ nautical event. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story

Ilha Anchieta, Brasil

UICN abre nueva oficina en Brasil

El próximo dos de agosto se realizará el lanzamiento de la nueva oficina de la UICN, localizada en Brasilia. Entre las actividades más destacadas, están la realización de paneles de discusión y la firma de un Acuerdo con el Instituto Chico Mendes para la Conservación de la Biodiversidad. …  

04 Aug 2010 | News story
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Joanna Cochrane at Waterton, Canada

A visit to IUCN Secretariat by Shell’s Manager of Sensitive Areas

Joanna Cochrane, Manager Sensitive Areas in Shell Upstream International, visited the IUCN Secretariat to present Shell's newly formed Sensitive Areas team and hold exploratory discussions. …  

03 Aug 2010 | News story
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Jornada de pesca en el Paraná, 1973

Analizarán el estado de amenaza de peces de interés comercial en la Cuenca del Plata

Especialistas de Argentina, Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay y Uruguay, que vienen trabajando en un foro electrónico, analizarán en Buenos Aires el estado de especies de peces de interés pesquero en la cuenca. Aplicarán y compararán los resultados de dos metodologías, una ellas los criterios de la Lista Roja de la UICN a nivel nacional y regional.
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03 Aug 2010 | News story

Autoridades gubernamentales de Ecuador, firman Memorando de Acuerdo para la Administración y otros servicios relacionados con el fondo Yasuní ITT

Se firma el Fideicomiso Yasuní ITT

Ayer se realizó la firma del Memorando de Acuerdo para la Administración y otros servicios relacionados con fondo Yasuní ITT. …  

03 Aug 2010 | News story

Training Manual

Training local communities on gender and climate change in Jordan

Amman, Jordan, 1 August 2010 – Realizing the negative impacts of natural disasters and environmental changes on vulnerable communities and the essential role that women can play in reducing those vulnerabilities, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the Arab Women Organization in Jordan recently conducted a training course on gender and climate change for community based organizations (CBOs) and women groups, empowering them to be the catalysts of change in their communities. The training was held from Aug. 1-5, 2010 in Jordan and was funded by the Global Women Fund. …  

01 Aug 2010 | News story

Gorilla guard in Volcano National Park, Rwanda

Help families of rangers who have died on the frontline of conservation

On 26 July 2010 Achille Vilavu was killed whilst protecting the gorillas of Mount Tshiaberimu against a Mai Mai militia attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Achille is just one of a long line of rangers who have given their lives for conservation worldwide. …  

31 Jul 2010 | News story

Leatherback Turtle Trinidad

Seeing seamounts through fishermen’s eyes

A survey carried out by IUCN among fishermen in the Western Pacific region of Tonga, Fiji, Samoa and the Cook islands has given precious insight into the state of seamounts—mountains that rise from the seafloor and support rich biodiversity as well as important fisheries. …  

29 Jul 2010 | News story

Meditour

UICN-Med en Meditour 2010

Coincidiendo con su 10º Aniversario en España, el Centro de Cooperación del Mediterráneo de UICN se alía con la Cámara de Comercio de Málaga para un turismo más sostenible …  

29 Jul 2010 | News story
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This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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