2013

Tenerife Sand Grasshopper - Sphingonotus picteti

Endemic Island Grasshoppers highly threatened

During the 2012 IUCN Red List updates, IUCN Red List assessments of all endemic grasshoppers, crickets and bush-crickets (Orthoptera) of the Canary Islands and the Seychelles have been published. These assessments provide valuable information about the status of these insects and their threats. …  

08 Apr 2013 | Article

El cacique general de la Comarca Emberá Wounaan, Betanio Chiquidama

Forest Protection Plan Promoted in Panama’s Darién Indigenous Zone

EFE. Panama joined on March 12th to the regional initiative of forest protection in indigenous areas to implement a strategic plan ensuring long-term, sustainable forest management in the Emberá Wounaan Region, located in the Darién province bordering Colombia. …   | Spanish

08 Apr 2013 | News story
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Reserva Maya

Foro de Justicia Ambiental de Petén define plan estratégico

El proyecto Gobernanza, Bosques y Mercados que ejecuta la UICN en la región mesoamericana gracias al Gobierno del Reino Unido (DFID), brinda su apoyo al proceso que realiza la Asociación Foro de Justicia Ambiental de Petén (FJA) en beneficio de las poblaciones y ecosistemas de la Reserva de la Biósfera Maya (RBM) ubicada en el Departamento de Petén, al norte de Guatemala.  …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story
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Mujer representante de la Unión de Ejidos Sierra Norte de Puebla ante el Consejo Estatal Forestal felicitó a sus compañeros Ejidatarios por la constitución de FINCAFOR

Oportunidades de financiamiento para el sector forestal en México

Promover la creación, focalización y mejoramiento de los medios y formas de financiamiento para el sector forestal es uno de los objetivos del proyecto Gobernanza, Bosques y Mercados que ejecuta la UICN en México, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Panamá con el apoyo del Departamento para el Desarrollo Internacional (DFID) del Reino Unido.  …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story
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photo cérémonie de clôture

Les Peuples Autochtones pour une réforme foncière participative au Cameroun.

Du 26 au 29 mars 2013, s’est tenu à Kribi, le forum national sur les questions des terres et des peuples autochtones dans le cade du processus de la reforme foncière au Cameroun. …  

08 Apr 2013 | Article

Patrick Mboma et le Aimé Nianogo

PATRICK MBOMA à l’UICN Cameroun

Dans le cadre de la lutte anti-braconnage des éléphants dans la zone septentrionale de l’Afrique centrale, l’Ambassadeur de bonne volonté de la CEEAC Patrick Mboma a effectué une visite à l’UICN Cameroun le 25 mars 2013. …  

08 Apr 2013 | Article

Maravan, France

Blog: Opening the cap on bottled water resource management

By James Dalton. Corporate partnerships are big news nowadays – especially on water. The resource that many of them need or impact upon is fast becoming a focal point for discussions around sustainability. …  

08 Apr 2013 | News story

During a workshop with stakeholders to discuss the project

"Supplementary irrigation is unavoidable in Jordan"

 Posing a great threat to water resources in Jordan, climate change has increased the expectancy of weather and climatic hazards such as droughts and flash floods. Finding ways to adapt to changing patterns that affect one of our scarce resources in Jordan is not only vital, but necessary for water availability in the future. …  

07 Apr 2013 | Article
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Levuka, Fiji's old capital

IUCN supports Fiji's energy policy review

The Fiji Government is reviewing its 2006 National Energy Policy, aiming to reduce the nation's fuel import bill. IUCN Oceania attended the Fiji Energy Forum on April 3 - 4 as part of consultations to shape the revised policy. …  

05 Apr 2013 | Article

Powered by nature award

Less than one month to apply for the Powered by Nature Awards!

Only 25 days are left to apply for the Powered by Nature awards, a competition targeted to European communications students to co-create a social media campaign on nature and energy.  …  

05 Apr 2013 | News story
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