The death of Professor Alexandre Kiss

The Commission on Environmental Law expresses its deep consternation on the death of Professor Alexandre Kiss. …  

26 Mar 2007 | News story


SSC – An extraordinary resource for the Convention on Migratory Species

IUCN, through its Species Survival Commission (SSC) Specialist Groups, provides valuable scientific input and support to the Convention of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS or the Bonn Convention - an intergovernmental treaty that aims to conserve all migratory species throughout their range).   …  

22 Mar 2007 | News story

UICNMed, Medoffice, freshwater fish, endemic, mediterranean, fish, economidichthys pygmaeus

Freshwater Fish thrown a lifeline by Global Conservation Experts

The plight facing freshwater fishes was tackled by some of the world’s leading conservationists in a week long gathering earlier this month. …  

19 Mar 2007 | News story

IUCN Appoints New Panel Member

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Brian Dicks to the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP). …  

19 Mar 2007 | News story


Nations agree to develop instrument to enforce minimum standards of port control to combat illegal fishing by 2009

Illegal fishing, trade in fish, the ecosystem approach to fisheries management, marine protected areas, and the strengthening of Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) top COFI agenda …  

14 Mar 2007 | News story

Sumatran orangutan

New ape population, environments and surveys database

The new Ape Populations, Environments and Surveys (A.P.E.S.) database, has just been launched, and can be accessed on the A.P.E.S. website at http://gis.eva.mpg.de. It is a joint initiative of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group. …  

13 Mar 2007 | News story

SEIC (Sakhalin Energy Investment Company) provides informal briefing to WGWAP Members

On 5-6 February 2007, four members of the Panel (Reeves, Tsidulko, Vedenev and Yablokov) met for two days in Vladivostok (Russia) with staff and scientific team members from SEIC. …  

12 Mar 2007 | News story

Becas Russell E. Train para post graduados

Description: Las becas Russell E. Train apoya la educación y la capacitación de los conservacionistas en Africa, Asia y América Latina. Considera una amplia gama de disciplinas para que se adquieran los conocimientos y las destrezas necesarias para administrar los recursos naturales en contextos diversos y complejos. El nivel de estudios puede ser de maestría o doctorado y puede realizarse en cualquier parte del mundo. …  

09 Mar 2007 | News story

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Waqf for Water Video Promotes New Prospects for Innovative Funding

A new video film on Waqf for Water has been produced by IUCN WESCANA in cooperation with InWent. This 8-minute video film promotes new prospects for innovative funding of water projects that can be of benefit to the water critical crisis in the region. …  

08 Mar 2007 | News story

Những người tham gia: dự án lâm sản ngoài gỗ đã có những tác động tích cực

Lâm sản ngoài gỗ (NTFPs) bao gồm các nhóm sản phẩm khác nhau từ rừng, như mây, lá cọ, tre, dược thảo, dầu và nhựa, ta-nanh, chất nhuộm màu và các sản phẩm từ động vật hoang dã. Để tăng cường công tác quản lý bền vững đối với NTFP ở Việt Nam, IUCN Việt nam đã tham gia vào một dự án hỗ trợ tiểu ngành NTFP, dự án này nhằm mục tiêu bảo tồn đa dạng sinh học, cải thiện sinh kế, và đóng góp vào mục tiêu phát triển quốc gia. …  

07 Mar 2007 | News story

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